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Baseball Drops Home Opener to Strong Rock

MACON, Ga. – The FPD baseball team (0-4) dropped its 2014 home opener on Tuesday night, February 25, falling to the Strong Rock Christian School Patriots (5-1) 7-2.

The Patriots struck first by scoring two runs in the second inning and never relinquished the lead.

Strong Rock would put the game out of reach by tacking on five runs in the fourth frame.

FPD’s only two runs came in the bottom half of the seventh inning.

The Patriots outhit the Vikings 9-8 on the night.

Strong Rock’s Jessie Adams was 3-for-3 at the dish while FPD’s top hitter was Kendall Friar, who was 2-for-3.

Bill Woodroof (2-0) picked up the win on the mound for the Patriots, while Kevin Moreau (0-1) took the loss for FPD.

The Vikings will look for their first win of the season on Wednesday Feb. 26 hosting Southwest High School at Ben Harden Memorial Field at 5:30 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. 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:

STRONG ROCK 7, FPD 2

 

Strong Rock 020-500-0 – 7-9-5

FPD 000-000-2 – 2-8-3

WP: Bill Woodroof (2-0). LP: Kevin Moreau (0-1).

2B: Strong Rock 1 – Mitch Henley.

Game notes: Jessie Adams went 3-for-3 for Strong Rock…Kendall Friar went 2-for-3 for FPD.

Records: FPD 0-4

Next: Southwest at FPD, 5 p.m.,  Wednesday.