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Baseball Wins Final Regular Season Game vs. Aquinas

MACON, Ga. – The First Presbyterian Day School baseball team left the regular season on a positive note on Friday, April 26, scoring nine runs in the first three innings en route to a 9-3 victory over region opponent Aquinas at Ben Harden Memorial Field.

Tanner Johnston drove in three runs and Tyler Stubbs, Will McCormick, Sam Pope and Sam Joyce each had one RBI, respectively in the Viking victory.

FPD (20-1, 10-0 Reg. 7A) outhit Aquinas 9-8 on the night, with eight of those hits coming as singles.

Sam Jones (6-0) picked up the win on the mound, tossing a complete game and striking out five.

The Vikings will now await postseason seeding from the GHSA later in the week. FPD will host its first round playoff series due to winning the Region 7A Championship earlier this season. Check www.fpdvikings.com for complete details.

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:

Friday, April 26, 2013

FPD 9, AQUINAS 3

 

Aquinas 100-002-0 – 3-8-1

FPD 330-300-x – 9-9-3

WP: Sam Jones (6-0). LP: Colon-Rios.

2B: AQ – Douglass; FPD – Sam Pope.

HR: AQ – Douglass, Agee.

Game notes: Tanner Johnston had three RBI for FPD…Tyler Stubbs, Will McCormick, Sam Pope and Sam Joyce each had one RBI…Jones threw a complete game and struck out five…Eight of the nine FPD hits were singles.

Records: FPD 20-1

Next: TBD at FPD, First Round GHSA State Playoffs, May 3, Time TBD.