IWA loses 5-0 to Atlantic Shores

Published 10:18 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

CHESAPEAKE—Isle of Wight Academy bowed to superior pitching, falling to Atlantic Shores Christian School 5-0 Monday.

IWA fell to 15-4 overall and 7-2 in the Metro Athletic Conference.

The win puts the Seahawks at 17-9 and 7-1, and in sole possession of first in the conference going into the end of the regular season.

Conference tournament play begins Tuesday, May 8.

Shores’ Jordan Sergent dominated the Chargers, allowing four hits in seven innings. He struck out six, hit one batter and faced only 25 hitters.

In the other meeting with IWA earlier this season, Sergent pitched six innings, allowed six hits and an earned run, striking out 11.

As for the Chargers, they hit Sergent, but often found Seahawks defenders in the balls’ paths. Their best scoring opportunities came in the first and third innings. Both times, IWA advanced a runner into scoring position with less than two outs; both runners were eventually stranded.