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Baseball Falls 4-2 In 10 Innings To CNU

Baseball Falls 4-2 In 10 Innings To CNU

FINAL SCORE: Christopher Newport 4, Apprentice School 2 (10)

WHERE: War Memorial Stadium – Hampton, VA

RECORDS: Christopher Newport 29-12-1; Apprentice School 27-8

RANKINGS: Apprentice School (#1 USCAA); Christopher Newport (#17


Andy Viands two-run single in the top of the tenth put visiting Christopher Newport ahead to stay as they defeated Apprentice School 4-2 in 10 innings.


  • The Apprentice School scored a run in the bottom of the first inning as Chris Aldridge doubled and went to third as the right fielder bobbled the ball.  Devorn Lake then followed with a double to left-center to score Aldridge.
  • In the fifth, the Builders pushed the advantage to 2-0 as Chris Scarola started with a single and went to second on a single by Lake.  Brock Harris reached on an error to load the bases with two outs before Jordan Cowles ripped a single off the pitchers glove to plate Scarola for the 2-0 lead.
  • The Captains scored in the sixth as Justin Weaver doubled to start the inning.  He advanced on a wild pitch and scored on a groundout from Christopher McDougal.
  • In the eighth, Weaver walked and went to second on a single by McDougal.  Jacob Houston then beat out an infield single and an errant throw allowed the Captains to tie the game 2-2.
  • In the tenth, Billy Steel was hit by a pitch to start the inning and went to second on a single by Weaver.  An infield single by Houston loaded the bases.  Viandis followed a strikeout with a single up the middle to score two for the lead and win.


  • The Builders had 13 hits on the day and left 14 runners on base.
  • Sam Massie took the loss throwing 2.1 innings and allowing five hits and two runs.
  • Lake was 3-for-4 to lead the Builders at the plate.  Scarola, Aldridge and Harris had two hits each.
  • Ryland Edwards pitched well but took a no-decision as he went 7.2 allowing four hits, two runs (one earned) and striking out three.


Apprentice School faces Virginia Wesleyan College on Monday at 5 pm.