NC: Arms Lead the Way for Cleveland over South Johnston

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South Johnston  1 Cleveland  6

Cleveland hosted South Johnston on Wednesday night in Cleveland in a non-conference game.  A tight game throughout, Cleveland pulled away with a big sixth inning to take victory.

Cleveland used three arms to work the 7 innings, giving up just 6 hits and 1 walk, while combining to strikeout 12.  South Johnston’s only run was unearned.  Offensively, the Rams were led by Casey Ryan and Elijah Pittman with two hits apiece.

Cleveland moves to 5-1 on the year and will be back in action on Friday at Southeast Raleigh HS.  South Johnston drops to 2-3 overall.  The Trojans tee it up on Friday at home vs. Fike HS.

South Johnston Stats
+ No Stats Reported

Cleveland Stats
+ Elijah Pittman - 2IP, 1H, 0R, 1BB, 3K
+ Skyler Locklear - 2IP, 3H, 1R, 0ER, 0BB, 4K
+ Dylan Smith - 3IP, 2H, 0R, 0BB, 5K
+ Conner Roberts - 1-2, 2R,
+ Casey Ryan - 2-3, 1SB
+ Elijah Pittman - 2-4, 2B, 1R, 1RBI
+ Zavion Ingram - 1-3, 2RBI
+ D Papworth - 1-3
+ Zach Blailock - 1-3, 2B, 1RBI
+ Syler Locklear - 1-4, 1SB


Dylan Smith, RHP, Cleveland HS, 2022
Athletic 6-foot-4, 195 pound frame.  Still working back to baseball shape as he was a big part of Cleveland’s run in the basketball playoffs.  Fastball up to


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