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Jackets baseball sweeps Granville Central

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Varsity Yellow Jackets baseball team opened conference play by sweeping a doubleheader against Granville Central at home.

The Yellow Jackets won game one by a score of 21-2. 

Jake Van Dam and Cameron Salmon both pitched for RRHS with Van Dam picking up the win.

Colin Long, Carson Neal, Aaron Jackson, Jacob Deberry, Cameron Medlin, Cameron Salmon, Trevor Harrison, Caleb Johnson, Jake Van Dam, and Bennett Liverman all collected hits for the Yellow Jackets.



RRHS won game two by a score of 4-0.  Cameron Medlin pitched the complete game for the win.

Aaron Jackson, Cameron Medlin, Cameron Salmon, and Peyton Jackson all had hits for the Yellow Jackets.

Coach Mark Snead stated, "I am really pleased with the way we played both games tonight.  We had a great bounce back from our disappointing season opening loss.  The guys were up for both games and talkative.  We were really supporting each other and it showed in our play.  We had strong pitching, excellent defense, and timely hitting.  I really liked the way the guys practiced this week.  Now we have to continue to work hard  and get better each day."


With the wins, the Jackets improve to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Carolina Conference. 

The next game for the Yellow Jackets will be at conference foe Louisburg on Tuesday 3/13.


Game photos by Randy Wrenn


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