The Moore County Middle School baseball team rolled to its second win of the season on Monday afternoon as the Raiders collected a 12-1 five inning win over Riverside Christian Academy.
Moore County (2-6) was coming off a pair of losses at Cascade on Saturday. The Raiders fell 5-1, 5-3 in the doubleheader in Wartrace.
At Cascade, Moore County grabbed an early 2-0 lead only to see the hosts plate three runs in the bottom of the first inning for a 3-2 advantage. Cascade added a run in the third and then pushed one more across in the fourth. Moore County’s final run came in the fourth inning.
Austin Brinkley, Gage Parks and Ben Fletcher scored for MCHS. Ryder Morey earned the start and worked all five inning in game one, taking the loss.
Moore County managed just one run on game two after Cascade jumped ahead 2-0 in the first inning. Gage Parks started on the hill, gave up two runs and was handed the loss. Ben Fletcher finished out the game for the Raiders.
The Raiders also fell to Fayetteville this week, dropping a 12-2 decision on Tuesday. They’ll play host to Westwood on Monday, April 4.
MCMS 18, Huntland 3
The Raiderettes’ offense was swift and decisive as they plated 13 runs in the first inning to blow by Huntland on Monday night in Lynchburg.
After holding the visiting Lady Hornets scoreless in the first inning, Moore County’s offense erupted in the bottom half of the inning to make the game all but academic. The Raideretttes tacked on one run in the third and added four more in the fourth inning.
Huntland went scoreless through three innings before finally plating three runs in the top of the fourth.
The Raiderettes have a home doubleheader scheduled for Thursday evening against North. The first pitch is set for 5 p.m.