Newberry Observer

Whitmire wins one, loses one to Academy

WHITMIRE — The Varsity baseball team had their three-game winning streak snapped in a 5-2 loss to Newberry Academy. The Wolverines were up 2-0 with Senior Carson Gaffney throwing a no-hitter entering the fifth inning. Three Eagle hits and three Wolverine errors cost Whitmire the game. Gaffney falls to 3-1 despite striking seven and walking one.

Whitmire rebounded to win Game 2 of the doubleheader 10-3. Casey Stevens (2-3) got the win for Whitmire. He gave up one ER in three innings. Justin Brannon pitched the final two innings giving up zero ER. The Wolverines were led by Chase Hood (1 for 2, 2-run HR) and Bailey Holloman (2 for 3).

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