NHS leads district

Published 6:03 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Chiefs to battle Baker, Fla. in rival bout Thursday

Northview swept Jay, Fla. in Class 1A, District 3 action March 28-29.

The Chiefs beat the Royals 5-0 Thursday, and won 3-2 on Friday, gaining the outright lead in district play.

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NHS (4-0 in district) will play Baker, Fla. tomorrow and Friday in a key district bout. BHS is 3-1 in district play.

“Jay played a great game,” NHS coach Jeremy Greenwell said after the Chiefs’ March 29 game. “Their coaching staff does a great job. We kind of got lucky. Seth (Killam) pitched a great game. It was a great team win.”

Killam struck out 10 batters and allowed two runs on four hits in a complete game on the mound.

Nick Venable went 2-for-2 with two singles to lead NHS. Killam, Jackson Moore, Adam Aliff and Jacob Bryant had one hit teach.

During the 5-0 victory, Venable and Bryant had two hits each; and Moore, Killam and Levins added one hit each.

Levins had four strikeouts and allowed no runs on six hit in the complete game.