SA baseball wins season opener

Published 10:19 am Tuesday, March 13, 2012

PORTSMOUTH—The Southampton Academy baseball team opened the season with a 4-1 win over Alliance Christian School.

SA opened the scoring in the third inning with a leadoff hit by Matt Nixon. Carson Camp got on base with a fielder’s choice and scored on an Alliance error.

Alliance tied the game 1-1 in the fourth inning.

Camp scored on an RBI single by Jacob Holland to give the Raiders a 2-1 lead in the fifth. Sean Raulston scored on a sacrifice bunt by Ethan Edwards in the sixth inning to put the Raiders up 3-1. SA closed out the scoring in the top of the seventh when Wesley Barnes reached with a single, stole second and scored on a Holland single.

SA pitcher Tonee Hill picked up the win.

The Raiders had seven base hits.

SA will host Brunswick Academy at 4:30 p.m. today, March 13.