Seeding Game 1: NOAH 4 Atlanta Knights 3
Wes Shaffer pitched a 7 inning complete game giving up only 1 earned run on 6 hits, 1 walk, 1 hit by pitch while striking out 10. He was helped with offense by Caleb Baca who went 2 for 3 with a double and hits by Joe Sabatini, Austin Dillingham, Ben Beaver and Kendall Davis who also doubled. Cole Wilson walked twice and Beaver and Sabatini also drew free bases. Atlanta scored 3 times on the Jags with the help of 4 miscues by the Jags.
Seeding Game 2: Memphis Eagles 6 NOAH 5
Senior Cole Wilson took the mound for the Jags and pitched a 7 inning complete game. Wilson struggled in the 1st inning giving up 2 hits and 2 walks and that helped The Eagles score 4 runs. Wilson would only allow 2 runs in the remaining 6 innings as he allowed only 7 more hits, 2 walks and struck out 4. Senior Joe Sabatini launched a rocket over the right center in the top of the 7th to tie the game. The Eagles came back on a long triple to score the winning run in the bottom half of the inning for a 6-5 win. Big hits in the game were doubles by Sabatini and Ben Beaver and Austin Dillingham's triple. All toll the Jags out hit the Eagles 12-9 but the deciding factor was stranding 17 runners on base.
Next game for the Jags is Tuesday, May 1st @ 1 PM Central time. Jags must win two more games to reach the Division 1 (Top 8) Bracket.
~Charles Burka and Kathi Shumaker