Alec Kliphouse went 1-2 and hit a home run, but the South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity still fell to North Forsyth HS 8-3 in seven innings on Friday at South Forsyth HS.
Two of the South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity's runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Alex Kliphouse. He homered in the third inning.
Andrew Grogan got it done on the bump on the way to a win. He allowed three runs over seven innings. He struck out seven, walked two and surrendered four hits.
North Forsyth HS' Cory Campbell, Kyle Martin and Tyler Koch combined for five hits and five RBIs.
Landon Sims took the loss for the South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity. He allowed eight runs in four innings, walked four and struck out five.
North Forsyth HS stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring seven runs on a home run by Martin and an RBI single by Tyler Sheley.
The South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity scored one run in the bottom of the third to cut their deficit to four. A solo home run by Alex Kliphouse sparked the South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity's rally. Max Schmal to end the South Forsyth War Eagles Varsity threat.
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