Rock Hill Post 34 jumped out to a 5-0 lead against Clover Post 38 Tuesday night en route to an 11-4 win.
Post 34 (2-0) scored three times in the first inning and two in the third. Clover pegged Rock Hill back with two runs in the sixth, before Post 34 tacked on four more in the bottom of half of the inning.
In all, Rock Hill smashed out 13 hits, led by Dupree Hart, who went 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in the leadoff spot. Josh Alley was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI, while Caleb Hamilton, Will Chitwood, Brandon Ashley, Daniel McClurkin, Grant Golke and Fuller Wilson all added a hit each. Cam Smith - one of five pitchers on the night for Rock Hill - picked up the win.
2015 Post 34 roster
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Grant Golke, Northwestern; Drew Patrick, Northwestern; Caleb Hamilton, Rock Hill; Josh Alley, Chester; Dupree Hart, Northwestern; Bradley Kirkman, Northwestern; Ian Estes, Northwestern; Trent Autry, Chester; Cam Smith, Northwestern; Daniel McClurkin, Chester; Will Reid, Rock Hill; Fuller Wilson, Northwestern; Sadler Poe, Northwestern; Brandon Ashley, Northwestern; Devante Hayden, Northwestern.
Post 34 schedule
May: 28- Fort Mill
June: 1- at York; 2- at Clover; 5- Gaffney; 15- Lancaster; 17- at Fort Mill; 18- York; 19- Lancaster; 23- at Clover; 24- at Fort Mill; 25- at Lancaster; 27- at Gaffney; 29- Fort Mill; 30- at York
July: 1- Clover; 6- First round of state playoffs; 13- Second round of state playoffs; 25-29- State tournament at Riley Park in Sumter.
Bret McCormick • 803-329-4032; Twitter: @BretJust1T