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Red-hot Stokes helps lift P-17 past Jets
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RUSS RADCLIFF (right), who had two hits in KCs win Friday night, talks things over with head coach Craig Smith during Thursdays victory over Dalzell-Shaw.
DALZELL -- After opening the American Legion baseball season with a convincing 12-2 victory, Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 suffered its second straight loss to Kershaw County Post 17 on Friday, falling 10-6 at Thomas Sumter Academy’s General Field on Friday night.The Jets, now 1-2 on the season and in League III, led 6-5 after four innings. However, a two-run triple by Lawson Stokes in the bottom of the sixth put KC on top 7-6.Post 17 head coach Craig Smith, whose team improved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in League III, then brought on Zac Bowers in relief of starting pitcher Grayson King in the sixth. Bowers, an Erskine signee, tossed four shutout innings to get the save.KC jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first against Dalzell starting pitcher Edison Aldridge.