South Carolina High School Baseball - Ridge Spring-Monetta gets by Wagener-Salley
(March 28, 2012: Wagener, SC 29164) Spectators at Wednesday's league battle between the Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans (Monetta, SC) and the host Wagener-Salley War Eagles (Wagener, SC), saw Ridge Spring-Monetta's baseball squad knock off Wagener-Salley by a count of 5-3.
Coming up next, the Trojans play the Williston-Elko Blue Devils (Williston, SC) in a A Region IV battle, on Thursday, March 29. Ridge Spring-Monetta will attempt to move on its 8-2 season record. The Blue Devils enter the battle with a 3-1 record after their 11-0 league win over North (North, SC).
The War Eagles now possess a 4-5 record. They take the field next when they host Fox Creek for a A Region IV battle on Friday, March 30. Wagener-Salley will play a Predators squad coming off a 17-3 league win over Calhoun County (St. Matthews, SC). The Predators record now stands at 9-4.
Andrew Pratt took the mound for RS-M in this regional battle rivalry. Pratt pitched 71/3 innings allowing only 3 runs while striking out 4 Wagener-Salley hitters. Tripp Padgett came in late to pick up the win for the Trojans to improve his record to 2-1 while RS-M improved to 8-2 on the season. Kyle Middlebrooks scored what would be the winning run on Samuel Bedenbaugh's triple in the 9th inning. Bedenbaugh finished with two hits and two RBIs for RS-M.