Saints extend win streak to five

Published 9:52 pm Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Saints baseball team got its fifth win in a row Saturday against Christchurch.

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team only allowed two runs in its 13-2 win over Christchurch School on the road Saturday afternoon. They scored seven runs in the first inning to get things started. Colby Owens handled pitching duties and got a win as he struck out seven while allowing three hits.

Three Saints had multiple hits with Nic Psimas leading the way as he went 3-4 with two RBIs. They totaled 12 hits as a team. Seth Townsend and Jacob Smith each had two hits. NSA also had five doubles as a team with Smith, Chris Chappell, Will Rice, Caden Anselm and Talmond Old each recording one. Zac Morris recorded two stolen bases.

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NSA will face Walsingham Academy at home at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. In this week’s Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II baseball poll, NSA sits at No. 7.

NSA 13, Christchurch 2

NSA 7 0 2 1 3—13

CCS  2 0 0 0 0—2

NSA: Hits 12—Psimas 3, Townsend 2, Smith 2, Chappell, Rice, Anselm, Old, Morris; Runs 13—Rice 2, Townsend 2, Morris 2, Chappell, Anselm, Old, Conway, Tew, Minor, Smith; RBI 10—Psimas 2, Conway 2, Rice 2, Townsend 2, Morris, Smith SB 4—Morris 2, Tew, Conway

CCS: Hits 3—Ryder 2, Collier; Runs 2—Ryder, Carrington; RBI 2—Collier, Shackleford