Local Roundup: Rams find revenge


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Latonia Graham | Courtesy photo Purnell Swett pitcher Ryan Graham threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings and struck out five batters in Purnell Swett’s win on Friday.


PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett baseball team avenged its loss to Pinecrest earlier in the week to beat the Patriots 3-0 at home on Friday night.

The win puts the Rams in a tie for first in the Southeastern Conference with Pinecrest.

At the plate, Ethan Chavis went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Purnell Swett. Mckinley Strickland had the other RBI for the Rams that put runs up in the first, third and sixth innings.

Ryan Graham threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings on the mound and fanned five batters.

Lumberton splits with Raiders

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton baseball team swept Richmond Senior, while the Lady Rader softball team swept Lumberton in softball action in Lumberton.

In a pitchers’ duel in the baseball game, the Pirates scored the only run in the game with a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the fifth inning to win 1-0.

Parks Ledwell threw a three-hitter on the mound for the Pirates. Tyler Jacobs had a double and scored the only run.

The Richmond Senior softball team had big innings in the fifth and seventh to take a 6-1 win over the Lady Pirates.

Morgan Britt struck out 11 batters for Lumberton. LeAnn Nobles plated the only Lumberton run in going 1-for-3 batting. Richmond’s Owen Bowers had one hit, a home run in the seventh inning that scored two.

Purnell Swett ties program mark in win over Scots

PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett girls soccer team won its ninth game of the year with a 6-0 win over Scotland.

Abi Lowry recorded a hat trick, Christina Revels added two other goals and Layla Locklear netted the other goal for the Lady Rams.

Latonia Graham | Courtesy photo Purnell Swett pitcher Ryan Graham threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings and struck out five batters in Purnell Swett’s win on Friday.
http://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_10598_1491018189900201747232525575.jpegLatonia Graham | Courtesy photo Purnell Swett pitcher Ryan Graham threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings and struck out five batters in Purnell Swett’s win on Friday.

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