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Baseball Wins at Woodland Henry

McDONOUGH, Ga. – The First Presbyterian Day School baseball team hit the road on Tuesday night, April 23, for a game at Woodland Henry High School.

The Vikings (19-1) were victorious in the effort, pulling off a 8-5 win after scoring seven of its eight runs in the final three innings.

Down 2-1 after four innings, FPD scored five runs in the fifth inning to take the lead for good propelled by a two-run triple from senior Tanner Johnston. Dylan Stokes also singled in the inning to bring home Will McCormick.

Kevin Moreau (3-0) earned the win on the mound for the Vikings, tossing five innings and striking out eight on the night. Sam Jones picked up the save in 1.1 innings of work with one strikeout.

FPD returns to the diamond on Friday, April 26, taking on region opponent Aquinas. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m. at Ben Harden Memorial Field.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

Baseball

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

FPD 8, WOODLAND HENRY 5

FPD 100-051-1 – 8-8-2

WH 110-003-0 – 5-6-10

 

WP: Kevin Moreau (3-0). LP: Smith. S: Sam Jones (2)

2B: WH – Nicholas, Martin.

3B: FPD – Tanner Johnston.

Game Notes: Johnston had two RBI…Scott McCormick, Sam Pope, and Johnston each scored two runs…Seven of FPD’s hits were singles…Dylan Stokes and McCormick each had one RBI.

Records: FPD 19-1.

Next: Aquinas at FPD, 5 p.m., Friday.