Perfect Day For Harris Leads Builders To Twinbill Sweep

Brock Harris
Brock Harris

FINAL SCORE: Apprentice School 13, Central Penn 0

Apprentice School 13, Central Penn 2

RECORDS: Apprentice School 13-9; Central Penn 0-6

LOCATION: War Memorial Stadium/Hampton, VA

IN BRIEF: Junior Brock Harris was a perfect 7-for-7 with four RBI in two games as The Apprentice School swept a doubleheader from Central Penn College 13-0 and 13-2 on Sunday afternoon.

GAME 1 HOW THEY SCORED

  • The Builders wasted no time breaking out a five-run first inning as Harris had a pair of run-scoring singles along with a RBI double from Mike Brumfield, a RBI single from Jacob Countiss and an unearned run for an early 5-0 lead.
  • In the third, the Builders put up three runs as Mark Labrador doubled in Countiss and Wilber who had singled and walked respectively.  Ryan Hendrickson followed with a sacrifice fly to score Harris who had singled to take an 8-0 lead.
  • The next inning Apprentice School put up another five as Thomas Richardson had a two-run double and Harris smacked a two-run single to help put the Builders ahead 13-0.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Freshman Jonathan Long took the win throwing all five innings and allowing two hits while striking out four and walking one.
  • Harris was 4-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored, while Countiss was 3-for-3 with a pair of runs scored to help lead a 14-hit attack in game one.

GAME 2 HOW THEY SCORED

  • Apprentice School jumped on the board quickly with a three-run first inning on run scoring singles from Lee Rossi, Christian Burton and a run scoring groundout from Brumfield for the early 3-0 lead.
  • The Knights got a run back in the top of the second as with two outs, Matt Glass and Tyree Barnes singled before walks to Kareem Aiken and Ryan Strevig got the guests on the board and trailed 3-1.
  • The Builders put up a six-spot in the second inning as Harris had an RBI single, Hendrickson drove in a run beating out an infield single and Burton doubled in a pair to highlight the inning to take a 9-1 lead.
  • In the third, Hendrickson doubled in one while a groundout from Rossi and a sacrifice fly from Burton plated a run apiece to lead 12-1.  An infield groundout from Richardson in the fourth closed the scoring for the Builders as they held a 13-1 lead after four.

BEHIND THE BOXSCORE

  • Harris finished off his clean day going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI, while four Builders had two hits apiece.  Burton drove in four, while Hendrickson and Rossi drove in two and scored two apiece.
  • Tyler Woodhouse threw the first three innings for his first win as a Builder allowing two hits and striking out five.  Colton Copeland and James Anthony threw an inning apiece to close out the 13-2 win.

NEXT UP – VIRGINIA WESLEYAN

The Builders will close March by heading over to Virginia Wesleyan College for a 3:30 pm matchup on Tuesday against the Marlins.