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NC follows win over Rams with disappointing loss to AJ
TYLER BOWERS BELTED HIS 16th career home run in North Centrals loss to Andrew Jackson on Wednesday. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I photo
When your team’s ace loses his start, it puts more pressure on the next pitcher in the rotation to help stem the tide. That was exactly what Chase Stephens did on Monday. Stephens, a junior right-hander, threw six strong innings before Kevin Smith came on to close things out in the seventh as North Central improved to 1-1 in Region 4-AA play with a 5-0 win over visiting Chesterfield.