Prep Baseball: Shepherd pitches, bats South Rowan past Mustangs
Published 12:01 am Wednesday, May 3, 2017
LANDIS — Tyler Shepherd pitched and hit South Rowan’s baseball team to a 4-0 win against East Rowan in the first round of the South Piedmont Conference Tournament on Tuesday.
Shepherd’s three-run homer in the third inning was the key blow for the fourth-seeded Raiders (16-9).
Shepherd also struck out 11 Mustangs with a strong mound effort.
Second baseman Austin Chrismon had two hits for the Raiders.
John Owen and Trevor Scruggs had two hits each for fifth-seeded East (15-10). Colby Myrick took the loss on the mound.
South is home tonight at 7 p.m.against Hickory Ridge for a semifinal contest.
East Rowan will be in the 3A state playoffs next week.