Nate Kinsch went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Carson Philemon threw five solid innings as East Lincoln downed North Lincoln Black 6-3 in a non-league summer baseball game on Monday.
Philemon gave up two earned runs on seven hits, struck out three and walked none. He also had a hit and drove in a run. Alec Burleson went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI.
Carson Roberts doubled and drove in a run, Daniel Thompson had a hit and an RBI and Ricky Anthony drove in a run. Gabe Ellis pitched six innings, giving up six runs, five earned, on eight hits, walked three and struck out five in the loss.
North Lincoln Black (2-4) plays Dallas at North Gaston on Friday. East Lincoln’s complete summer schedule has not been reported to the Lincoln Times-News.
SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL
KINGS MOUNTAIN 11, CHERRYVILLE 10: At Kings Mountain, Post 100 dropped its Area IV Western Division opener.
Brett Huff homered to start the game and Chandler Jenkins hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning for Cherryville, which led 9-7 entering the seventh.
Post 100 (4-2, 0-1) hosts Rutherford County tonight at 7.