The Gloucester High varsity boys’ baseball team pounded host Heritage 22-2 on Friday, feeding off the energy from a season-opening win earlier in the week. The Dukes got scoring going early with seven first inning runs and six in the second, batting through the lineup in both turns at the plate. They banged out a total of 17 hits in the offensive attack.
On the mound, Jacob Brown pitched a one-hit shutout through three innings with two strikeouts and no walks. He was also backed by a solid defense that produced a 4-6-3 double play by way of Anthony Morande to Adam Baldwin to Brian Belvin.
Among notable performances at the plate, Kenny Parks was 4-for-5 with three RBIs, Baldwin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a stolen base and Jacob Houston went 3-for-3 with a walk, a double and a home run for three RBIs.
It was a perfect day for baseball when GHS opened the schedule March 13 with an 8-2 win at Bethel. The Dukes jumped out to an early three-run lead in the first inning with ...
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