Ryan Young throws to first in pick-off attempt, with Conor Davis in background at first. (click for larger version)
May 18, 2014
ROSWELL, Ga. – Blessed Trinity scored a pair of 3-2 victories over Central Carroll last week to reach the semifinals of the Class AAA state baseball playoffs.
The Titans (25-8) played at Hart County in a Monday doubleheader in the semifinals, with a third game if necessary scheduled for Tuesday.
Ryan Young shut out Central Carroll for six innings, with the Lions scoring twice in the top of the seventh. Cody Roberts got the final out to record the save.
Conor Davis had three hits for the Titans, who scored twice in the fourth inning and once in the fifth. Bronco O'Brien had two hits for BT and drove in a run, with Bryson Jenkins also driving in a run.
The second game went eight innings, with Roberts picking up the win with 2 1/3 perfect innings in relief of Brad Spinner, who shut out the Lions for five innings. Central scored twice in the sixth before Roberts got out of the jam.
Davis again led the BT offense with two hits and two RBI. O'Brien and Jack Dunn also had two hits each, and John Castro had the game-winning hit in the eighth inning.