STUARTS DRAFT – In a close match-up, East Rockingham held on to beat Stuarts Draft 4-3 Friday in Conference 36 baseball.
Zach Hall went five innings for the winners scattering five hits and surrendering all three runs. Jaylen McNair led the Eagles at the plate going 2-3 and Jacob Merica went 2-4 with both scoring runs.
Bryce Carter put up a great effort at the plate for the Cougars, going 3-4 with a home run and 2 RBI. Austin Gutt had a hit and a RBI.
Trevor Craig pitched a solid 3-1/3 innings of scoreless relief for the Cougars.
Draft slips to 5-5 on the season and will head to Luray next Tuesday.