Two area baseball teams still alive|Plymouth downs Bullets

Published 4:56 pm Saturday, May 15, 2010

By Staff
Staff Reports
The Bear Grass Bears made quick work of the North Edgecombe Warriors in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A state playoffs.
The Bears (17-3), the Tideland Conference champions, cruised to a 10-0 win on Friday night.
Bear Grass will be back home Tuesday for second-round action against Manteo. The Redskins (15-8), the second seed out of the Four Rivers Conference, advanced with an 8-2 win over Jones.
The Plymouth Vikings knocked off the Jamesville Bullets, 4-0, in first-round action Friday night.
The Vikings (16-7), the fourth seed from the Four Rivers Conference, will play at Perquimans in Tuesday’s second round. The Pirates (17-5), the Four Rivers champions, moved on thanks to a 14-1 nod over Northampton-East.
Jamesville, the second seed out of the Tideland Conference, finished with a 14-6 mark.
Vikings’ pitcher Eli Spruill silenced the Bullets on Friday allowing one hit in seven innings while striking out six batters.
Chris Rogerson led Plymouth at the plate with two hits and two RBIs, while Kevin Baker, Shawn Halloway, Lee Williams and Spruill each had one hit against Jamesville pitcher Anthony Copeland.
The Williamston Tigers suffered a 3-2 setback at the hands of East Carteret in first-round play.
Williamston, the third seed from the Four Rivers Conference, finished the season at 17-8.
East Carteret (11-11), the second seed in the Coastal Plains Conference, will play at Gates County on Tuesday.
The Creswell Tigers suffered a 12-2 loss to Gates County (18-4), the Tar Roanoke Conference champions, in the first round.
The Tigers, the fourth seed from the Tideland Conference, finished with a 4-7 record.