The Pinecrest Varsity Baseball team completed a home-and-home sweep Thursday against their conference rivals, Scotland County.

The defending Sandhills Athletic 4A Conference champions Patriots stand in first place with 10 wins and just one loss in league play and 13-2 overall.


Senior Presley Ostert.

In the 8-3 win Thursday, the Patriots started early with two runs in the first inning and added two more in the fourth for an early lead that they never gave up. 

Wednesday night was a different story altogether. Head Coach Jeff Hewitt’s team was trailing the Scots 1-0 in the sixth inning when they broke the game wide open scoring seven runs for the win.


Senior Elliot Embler.

The team next plays at Jack Britt in Fayetteville on Tuesday and at home against Western Harnett on Wednesday.

  ~Written & photos by Sandhills Sentinel Sports Reporter/Photographer John Patota. 


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