Rams split pair of Easter tourney games

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

The Rams trailed 7-0 in the fourth inning, with Northern Nash taking advantage of a couple of errors, wild pitches and some timely hitting to grab the early lead.

Havelock pushed a run across in the bottom of the fourth inning, scored three more in the fifth and two in the sixth to trail 7-6 going into the seventh inning.

The Knights got a run in the top of the seventh, and one last rally by the Rams fell short in the bottom half.

At the plate for Havelock, Lewis was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while Rossi was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Cooper went 3-for-5 and Austin Coley was 2-for-3 as part of a 13-hit Havelock attack. Provencher and Toler each went 1-for-3 with an RBI, while Blythe and Carpenter collected the other hits for the Rams.

Carpenter and Little scored two runs each, while Cooper added a stolen base.

Toler took the loss on the mound for the Rams, going 3 2/3 innings and surrendering seven runs, six of which were unearned. He struck out five, walked three and gave up three hits.

Little went 3 1/3 innings, giving up an unearned run on two walks and a hit while striking out eight.

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