LEGION BASEBALL: Post 48 gains first win, faces Maiden on Monday night at Fairgrounds

Published Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Pierson Hanvey, one of Hickory High’s top pitchers this season, picked up a win Sunday as Hickory Post 48 beat Randolph County at the Fairgrounds for its firt Legion win of the season./PHOTO COURTESY OF ERNIE MACHE PHOTOGRAPHY

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POST 48 SCHEDULE, RESULTS
MAY
25, Cherryville, Lost 5-8 (9)
27, Randolph County, Lost 3-8; Won 10-2
28, Maiden, 7 p.m.
31, at Maiden, 7 p.m.
JUNE
1, at Mocksville (Rich Park), 7 p.m.
2, at Taylorsville (Alexander Central HS), 4 p.m.
3, Henderson County, DH, 4 p.m.
4, at Cherryville (Cherryville HS), 7 p.m.
7, at Gaston Braves (South Point HS), 7 p.m.
11, PBR Event, 4 p.m.
12, at Lincoln County (E. Lincoln HS), 7 p.m.
14, Lincoln County, 7 p.m.
16, Burnsville, DH, 2 p.m.
17, Mocksville, 7 p.m.
18, Napoleon, Ohio, 7 p.m.
20, Caldwell County, 7 p.m.
24, at Asheville, DH (Asheville Roberson HS), 4 p.m.
25, Taylorsville, 7 p.m.
26, at Rutherford County (McNair Field), 7 p.m.
27, Rutherford County, 7 p.m.
29, Waverly, Ohio, 7 p.m.
30, at Burke County (Shuey Field), 7 p.m.
JULY
1, Burke County, 7 p.m.
2, Cherryville, 7 p.m.
4, at Caldwell County (M.S. Deal Stadium), 7 p.m.

NEWTON – Pierson Hanvey allowed only two runs, and Hickory Post 48 got two hits each by three players on Sunday to win the second game of a doubleheader and pick up its first American Legion baseball win of the season.

Post 48 beat visiting Randolph County 10-2 in nightcap at Henkel-Alley Field at the Legion Fairgrounds, improving to 1-2.

Randolph County, scoring five runs in the fifth inning, won the first game on Sunday, 8-3.

In the second game, Bryce Stober, Bradley Fleenor and Macory Mitchell each had two hits for Post 48. Stobert, Fleenor, Eli Moser and Jacob Fuller each had a double, and Fuller scored three runs.

Hanvey, this season’s ace at Hickory High, threw six innings. He gave up two runs (both earned) and struck out two.

Cherryville defeated Hickory 8-5 in nine innings on Friday night in Post 48’s season opener.

Hickory will play its fourth game of the season (all at home) on Monday night at 7 p.m. against Maiden Post 240 (1-0), which had two weekend games rained out.

Hickory and Maiden play again this week on Thursday (7 p.m.) at Maiden High.

Post 48 has six games this week. In addition to games against Maiden, Hickory faces Mocksville on the road on Friday, goes to Taylorsville (Alexander Central High) on Saturday for a 4 p.m. game and meets Henderson County in a doubleheader (4 p.m. start) on Sunday at the Fairgrounds.

POST 48 ROSTER

No./Player/High school/Class

1 Pierson Hanvey, Hickory, 2018

2 William Stewart, Hickory, 2019

3 Bryce Stober, Hickory, 2019

4 Carrington Chapman, Bunker Hill, 2018

5 Jacob Fuller, Hickory, 2018

6 Dylan White, Bunker Hill, 2019

7 Bryson Smith, Bunker Hill 2017

8 Macory Mitchell, Hickory, 2019

9 Kevin Shuford, Hickory, 2019

10 Dylan Roberts, Bunker Hill, 2019

11 Seth Moore, Bunker Hill, 2020

12 Eli Moser, Bunker Hill, 2018

13 Jake Speaks, St. Stephens, 2019

14 Brody Scarborough, Hickory, 2019

15 Seth Pennington, Bunker Hill, 2020

16 Luke Martin, Fred T. Foard, 2019

17 Bradley Fleenor, Hickory, 2018

18 Caleb Peschel, Fred T. Foard, 2019

20 Dawson Wallace, home schooled, 2019

23 Riley Edwards, St. Stephens, 2017

24 Luke Durham, Woodberry, 2018

25 Janson Mammosser, St. Stephens, 2018

Head coach: Cameron Beard

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