Fire Ants baseball takes three of 4 from Braves at Riley Park
The University of South Carolina Sumter baseball group misplaced the opening recreation of its 4-game series towards USC Salkehatchie on Saturday at Riley Park but rebounded with a win and swept a doubleheader on Sunday. After falling 5-0 in the opener, the Fire Ants won 6-1 in Saturday’s nightcap. On Sunday, they won eleven-10 in eleven innings and 17-7. USC Sumter improved to 17-15 typical and five-three in NJCAA Region X. The Braves fell to eight-24 and 1-eleven. In Saturday’s opener, USCS was constrained to 3 hits using Dylan Brazell. Vince Hanna, Kaleb Strader, and Chandler Hunter had Sumter’s hits. In the second recreation, the Fire Ants rode the 2-hit, whole sport attempt of Alex Sanchez.
Sanchez, who stepped forward to two-1, struck out 9 and walked one. Sumter managed eight hits from eight one-of-a-kind players. Tyler Turner had a success, a run scored and two runs batted in. Jakob Woods, Strader, and Hunter each had a successful run and an RBI. Sumter rallied from a ten-three deficit in Sunday’s opener with five runs in the bottom of the 5th inning and within the sixth to tie the sport and gained it with a run inside the 11th. The Fire Ants had 18 hits, with Hanna going 4-for-6. Tyler Mangum, Turner, Woods, and Hunter every had 3 hits.
Hanna scored three times, while Mangum had two doubles, three runs, and 3 RBI. Turner had a double, runs, and RBI, Woods had a double, 3 RBI, and a run and Hunter had two RBI. Tristen Campbell labored the final five 2/3 innings to get the win. Campbell (3-1) failed to allow a run while giving up four hits and two walks and striking out six. In the series finale, USC Sumter pounded out 19 hits. Kyle Kalick and Sharif Hirani both had four hits. Hirani had a double, a triple, four RBI, and three runs. Kalick had two RBI and scored a run.
Hanna Mangum, Turner, Woods, and Lee Metts each had two hits. Metts and Mangum each had doubles. Metts scored twice, even as Mangum scored 3 instances and had two RBI. Turner and Payton Young also scored 3 runs apiece, and Woods had RBI. Chandler Sox (three-1) picked up the win, giving up runs in 4 innings of work. Sumter will keep Region X play with a pair of avenue doubleheaders towards USC Lancaster on Saturday and Sunday.
You won’t want us to inform you this, but Minor League Baseball teams have a few pretty loopy names nowadays. Between the regular bizarre names (hiya, El Paso Chihuahuas) and the ever-developing listing of quick-time period alter egos (hiya, Hickory Llamas) may be no scarcity of unbelievable group names.  For the 1/3 year, I went to spring training and asked baseball enthusiasts whether or not they may inform the distinction between real minor-league groups and ones that I made up on my flight to Arizona. And this year, many enthusiasts decided that the more bizarre the name is, it’s possibly true. They’re by and large right too.
So right here, for the third time, is our annual spring education quiz: Is That a Real Minor League Team? If you need to play along, here’s the list of teams we quizzed enthusiasts approximately: • Fayetteville Woodpeckers • Winterfell Direwolves • Rocket City Trash Pandas • Bowling Green Sink Holes • Las Vegas Aviators • Lake Havasu 69ers • Rocky Mountain Vibes • Scranton Stranglers • Amarillo Sod Poodles • Blue Springs Brussel Sprouts • San Antonio Flying Chanclas If you’ve missed the previous installment of this series, right here they’re Vol. 2.