Prospects Go Undefeated in Round Robin of North Atlanta Open, Await Playoff Round
In game 1 on Friday night the Academy came out swinging, jumping out to a 5-0 lead and never looked back, beating the East Cobb Dodgers 11-1 in just 5 innings. Luke Roberts dominated on the mound, earning a complete game victory. Roberts gave up just three hits, walked none, and struck out five. Offensively the academy was led by Matt Quartel who was 2-2 with a 3B and 2 RBI. Jacob Melville was 1-3 with a 2B and 2 RBI. Jake Fischer, Owen Bessette, and Tauren Langley all chipped in with hits.
In game 2, on Saturday morning, the Prospects bats stayed hot as they rolled over Team Wilson with a 15-6 victory. Owen Bessette got the win out of the bullpen throwing 4 scoreless innings, giving up just 1 hit while striking out 3. The Academy's bats were on fire as they banged out 14 hits. Anthony Owen led the way offensively going 3-3 and just a home run shy of the cycle, with 5 RBI. Matt Quartel, Owen Bessette, Jake Fischer, Connor Burns, and Jacob Melville all had multi-hit games.
The Prospects finished up 2-0 in round robin play and await seeding to determine when they play in the playoff round.