2022 Baseball Announcement
May 4, 2022
Congratulations to the Hope Mustang Baseball Team concluding their regular season with a win over the Wellcome Wildcats 13-0.The Mustangs were led on the mound by Korbin Logan. Korbin did not allow a run over 3 and 1/3rd innings allowing one walk and striking out seven. Landon Scott came in relief of Korbin. Landon did not allow a run, pitching 1 and 2/3rds innings allowing two walks and striking out one.The Mustangs were led at the plate by Conner Berry who went 2 for 2 with 2 doubles and Drew Grant who was 2 for 2 with a double a single. Parker Hall also added 2 hits going 2 for 3. Harrison Corey, Rooke Knittle, Brody Brannon, Korbin Logan, Caleb Lacroix, Caleb McLawhorn, Landon Brown, Aiden Coats, and Matthew Tyndall all tallied hits for the Mustangs.The game concluded the Mustangs season which finished the year 11-3 overall and 7-3 in conference play. Congratulations Mustangs on a great season.
May 3, 2022
Congratulations to the Hope Baseball team with their 11-4 win over Greene County yesterday.The Mustangs were led on the mound by Caleb Case. Caleb pitched 6 innings allowing three runs on eight hits. Caleb surrendered two walks and struck out four. Landon Scott came in relief of Caleb Case pitching one inning allowing one run on two hits and striking out one.The Mustangs were led at the plate by Brody Brannon who was 3 for 3 on the day coming up a home run shy of the cycle, with three RBI’s and walk.Harrison Corey, Conner Berry, Rooke Knittle, Drew Lambert, Parker Hall, and Aiden Coats each had hits on the day to help get the offense rolling for the Mustangs.The Hope Baseball team will host the Wellcome Wildcats for their final game of the season on Wednesday, weather permitting.
May 2, 2022
The Hope Mustang baseball team picked up its 9th win on the season Monday beating PS Jones 13-1.
Conner Berry and Landon Scott combined for a no hitter on the day. Conner Berry started the game pitching 4 solid innings allowing one run on one walk to lead off the game which came around to score PS Jones lone run. Conner then struck out 8 batters over his four innings of work not allowing a hit. Landon Scott then came in and shut the door retiring all three batters he faced, striking out two.
The Mustangs were led at the plate by Drew Grant who went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI’s. Brody Brannon and Harrison Corey each added two hits a piece as well for the Mustangs. Conner Berry, Korbin Logan, and Wills Lucas each added a hit a piece.
The Mustangs will be back in action on Tuesday against Greene County.
April 27, 2022
The Hope Mustang baseball team fell to the Raiders of AG Cox by a score of 15-2.
Leading hitters for the Mustangs include Rooke Knittle (1-3), Conner Berry (1-2), Korbin Logan (1-3), Drew Grant (1-2), Drew Lambert (1-2).
April 25, 2022
The Hope Mustangs stumbled on the road on Monday losing to EB Aycock by a score of 5-0.Conner Berry pitched well for the Mustangs pitching 3 2/3rds innings allowing 4 runs on 5 hits. Berry walked 3 and struck out 5. Brody Brannon came on in relief, pitching 2 1/3rd innings allowing one run on 2 hits. Brannon walked 2 and struck out 2 batters.The Mustangs struggled at the plate only getting 2 hits on the day. Aiden Coats was 1 for 2 with a single, and Harrison Corey was 1 for 3 with a single.The Mustangs will be back in action on Wednesday as they play host to the Raiders of AG Cox.
April 11, 2022
The Hope baseball team picked up a win on the road yesterday against the Wellcome Wildcats. Korbin Logan picked up the win on the mound going two innings, striking out three and walking three, while not giving up a run. Caleb McLawhorn came in for one inning of relief. Caleb struck out two, allowing one hit, and one hit batter while giving up one run. Aiden Coats pitched the final inning for the Mustangs. Aiden struck out three batters and allowed one walk, not giving up any hits or runs.Caleb McLawhorn and Brody Brannon led the Mustangs at the plate. McLawhorn went a perfect 4 for 4 on the day with a double and 3 singles while adding 4 RBI’s. Brody Brannon was also a perfect 3 for 3 on the day with 3 singles and 2 RBI’s. Drew Lambert was 2 for 3 with a double. Harrison Corey, Caleb Case, Landon Scott, Parker Hall, Conner Berry, Caleb Lacroix, and Drew Grant all added hits on the day for the Mustangs.The win brings the teams overall record to 8-1 and 4-1 in the conference.
April 6, 2022
The Hope Mustang baseball team got back on the winning track on Wednesday defeating PS Jones 13-6.
Conner Berry led the Mustangs on the mound pitching 4 innings allowing 3 runs. Berry allowed 4 walks and just 2 hits, while striking out nine. Landon Scott came in and pitched one scoreless inning of relief. Scott gave up one walk and struck out one batter.
The Mustangs were led at the plate by Harrison Corey who was 2 for 4 and Conner Berry who was 2 for 3 with a walk. Rooke Knittle, Brody Brannon, Korbin Logan, Aiden Coats, Caleb McLawhorn, all added hits on the day. Drew Lambert also added quality at bats at the plate walking three times and scoring twice.
The Mustangs will back in action on Monday as they travel North of the River to play the Wellcome Wildcats.
April 4, 2022
The Hope Baseball team suffered their first lost of the season on Monday against the Raiders of AG Cox.Brody Brannon started on the mound for the Mustangs pitching 3 and 2/3rds innings. Brannon allowed 2 runs on 5 hits, walking 2 and striking out 2. Landon Scott came in for relief of Brannon in the 4th inning and recorded the final out in the inning. Scott started the 5th inning, hitting the first batter and walking the next batter. Caleb Case came in for relief of Scott. Case came in and got the Raiders out on a couple of ground balls and a fly out. One run scored in the 5th which was charged to Scott on the hit batter. Case pitched two innings not allowing a run walking two and striking out two.The Mustangs struggled to find their rhythm on offense, by struggling to string hits together. Harrison Corey led the Mustang attack going 2 for 4 with 2 doubles. Conner Berry went 2 for 3 with 2 singles. Caleb McLawhorn was 1 for 3 with a double. Brody Brannon, Korbin Logan, and Drew Grant each added a hit a piece.The Mustangs will look to get back on track Wednesday as they host PS Jones.
March 30, 2022
The Mustangs baseball team defeated the Jaguars of EB Aycock Wednesday by a score of 9-5. Caleb Case led the Mustangs on the mound pitching 5 strong innings scattering 5 hits, walking 3, hitting one batter, and striking out 5.Pacing the Mustang offense was Brody Brannon who went 3 for 4(2 singles, Double) with 4 RBI’s in the game. Rooke Knittle, Harrison Corey, and Drew Lambert each added hits with 1 RBI a piece. Korbin Logan and Conner Berry also had one hit each. Drew Grant scored twice while walking twice and also getting hit by a pitch.The Mustangs will be back in action on Thursday as they play host to the Rams of Greene County.
March 28, 2022
The Hope Baseball team defeated the Rams of Greene County on Monday 21-3.Conner Berry got the start and the win for the Mustangs pitching 3 innings allowing 2 hits, 3 walks, and 1 run. Landon Scott came in relief of Berry pitching 2 innings allowing 2 walks, 1 hit, and 2 runs.The Mustang offense was jump started by a big 3 run home run in the 2nd inning by Caleb McLawhorn. Conner Berry helped himself on the mound going 2 for 3 at the plate with a double and a single. Wills Lucas, Tucker Pridgen, Parker Hall, Aiden Coats, Drew Grant, Carson Logan, and Landon Scott all had hits on the day.The win over Greene County brings the Mustangs record to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in conference. The Mustangs will host the Jaguars of EB Aycock on Wednesday.
March 23, 2022
The Diamond Mustangs defeated the Ayden Knights 10-0 on Wednesday.Caleb Case pitched 4 and 1/3 strong innings for the Mustangs. Case scattered four hits, gave up three walks, while striking out four. Landon Scott came in to finish the game off getting the last batter to ground into a 3-2 double play to end the game.The Mustangs were led at the plate by Harrison Corey and Parker Hall. Harrison Corey went 3-4 with an 2 RBI’s. Parker Hall went 1-2 with 2 RBI’s and walk. Conner Berry added a hit with an RBI as well. Rooke Knittle added a single going 1-2 with two walks. Caleb McLawhorn also added a double in his only plate appearance.The Hope Baseball team will be back in action on Monday as they travel to Greene County.
March 7, 2022Hope Diamond Mustangs picked up their third straight win on Monday with a 9 to 2 win over the Patriots of Farmville Middle.The Mustangs were led at the plate by Rooke Knittle (1-2, 1 RBI), Harrison Corey (2-3, 2 RBI), Brody Brannon (1-2, 3 RBI), Drew Grant (1-2), and Drew Lambert who was 2 for 2 at the plate.Korbin Logan started for the Mustangs on the mound pitching two innings allowing no hits, walking four, and striking out two. Caleb Case came in for relief of Logan going 1 and 1/3 inning allowing one run off one hit, walking three, and striking out one. Conner Berry came in to finish it off for the Mustangs pitching 1 and 2/3rds innings of relief giving up one hit and striking out one.The Diamond Mustangs will not be back in action until March 23rd, when they will host the Knights of Ayden Middle.
March 3, 2022
Hope Baseball won their second game of the season on Thursday, beating Woodington 8 - 2.
Caleb Case pitched five strong innings for the Mustangs, allowing just three hits and three walks while striking out two. Brody Brannon pitched one inning facing four batters, walking two and striking out one. Conner Berry finished the game pitching one inning allowing three hits and two earned runs and striking out two.
Conner Berry and Harrison Corey led Hope offensively. Berry went 1 for 2 with two RBI’s while Corey went 2-3 with an RBI. Rooke Knittle, Brody Brannon, Parker Hall, and Carson Logan each added a hit a piece.
Hope will be back in action on Monday as they host Farmville.
March 2, 2022
The Hope baseball team kicked off the 2022 season with a 4-2 win over Chicod on Wednesday. Rooke Knittle picked up the win pitching three innings, giving up no hits and striking out five Hornet hitters. Tucker Pridgen picked up the save coming in, allowing no hits and striking out two.
The Mustang offensive attack was led by Korbin Logan who was 1 for 1 with 2 RBI’s while also adding three walks. Brody Brannon also added an early RBI for the Mustangs while going 1 for 2 at the plate. Tucker Pridgen and Drew Lambert each had a hit a piece.
The Diamond Mustangs will be back in action on Thursday as they host Woodington Middle School out of Lenoir County.