Rams split pair of Easter tourney games

Published: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 06:15 PM.

The Havelock High baseball team opened the Pitt County Easter Tournament by beating Heritage but then fell to Northern Nash in a second-round contest.

Against Heritage on Saturday, the Rams scored five runs in the first three innings and rolled to a 9-2 victory.

Freshman Cameron Carpenter got the complete-game victory on the mound for the Rams, giving up two earned runs on seven hits. He struck out nine and walked two.

Havelock scored two runs in the first inning and added three more in the third to lead 5-0. Heritage answered with a run in the top of the fourth, but the Rams responded with three more in the fifth and another in the sixth, putting the contest away.

At the plate, Aron Rossi was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, while Josh Little was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Pharoh Cooper was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, while Carpenter was 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Justice Provencher and Ryan Lewis each went 1-for-3 with an RBI, while Will Blythe collected Havelock’s other hit.

In the tournament’s second round on Monday night, Havelock lost 8-6 to Northern Nash.

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