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April 9, 2012

Eighth-grade team knocks off Lowndes 13-2

MOULTRIE — The Colquitt County eighth-grade baseball team got outstanding pitching from Trey Clark and played solid defense to defeat Lowndes Middle School 13-2 on Monday at Lowndes.

The victory evens the team’s record at 7-7 with two games remaining before the conference tournament.

Clark relieved starter Kodi Bishop in the second inning and went the final 3 2/3 innings, giving up no runs or hits. He walked five and struck out four.

The Packers allowed 11 walks and hit a batter, but were able to pitch around them.

Colquitt turned a 4-6-3 double play to end the game.

Beau Dalton had two doubles and Javan Parten had a pair of singles to lead the Packers.

Bishop, Kevin Hall, Austin Craven, Gabe Parker and Kevin Snyder also had base hits.

The victory was the second in a row for the eighth-grade Packers.

The Colquitt seventh-grade team will play host to Lowndes at 4 p.m. today and Tift County at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

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