The Newnan Times-Herald


Northgate, Trinity earn region wins

  • By Doug Gorman
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  • Mar. 11, 2018 - 6:57 AM

Northgate defeated Region 5 6-A opponent Mays 9-0 on the road Thursday for the second baseball win this week against the Raiders.

The Vikings then closed out a perfect week with a third region win, dominating Tri-Cities 17-2.

Against Mays on Thursday, Reid Fagerstrom tossed a no hitter for the Vikings and struck out 12.

The Vikings scored two runs in the first adn and fourth and the broke the game open with three runs in the fifth and one each in the sixth and seventh.

Northgate outhit the Raiders 10-0.

Noah Aaron finished with two RBIs to pace the Vikings' offensive attack.Conner Fortner, Conner Mask, Ryder Willard and Shawn Ragan also drove in runs for the Vikings.

With the wins, the Vikings improved their record to 10-2 overall and 3-0 in region play.

Dalton Brooks and Fagerstrom finished with two hits.

Trinity 13, Holy Spirit 0: The Trinity Lions turned Thursday's win against visiting Holy Spirit into home run derby.

Jake Estes, Shep Hancock, Kyle Riesslemann and Alex Williford each homered in the game for the Lions en route to a 13-0 victory in a contest called after five inning by the mercy rule.

The Lions broke open the game with four runs in the first, highlighted by Riesslemann's two-run homer and Hancock's solo homer.

Trinity added three runs in the second, third and fourth innings to put the game out of reach.

Estes three run home in the bottom of the second increased Trinity's lead to 7-0.

Williford hit three-run homer in the third.

Trinity outhit Holy Spirit 9-1.

Estes paced the Lions offense with a 3-for-3 performance and three RBIs.

Williford also had two hits and three RBI.

Thomas Cordier started the game on the mound and pitched three innings of no-hit baseball. He also struck out all nine men he faced.

Stephen Spurgeon tossed two innings for the Lions, striking out four, allowing one hit and one walk.

In a non-region game on Friday, the Lions tied Piedmont Academy 6-6.