Patriots pound Liberty County, 12-2

Published 11:36 pm Thursday, March 29, 2012

Pike Liberal Arts defeated Liberty County (Fla.) on Thursday, 12-2.

The Patriots pounded out hits at they improved their record to 16-3.

Pike Liberal Arts scored four runs in the third inning with two outs to earn the easy victory.

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Reed Dickey was the winning pitcher for the Patriots as he threw all five innings.

Chandler Avant and Lawson Stewart each hit homeruns.

Josh Starling finished 3-for-3 for the game.

Pike Liberal Arts will return to the diamond on Friday as the travel to face area rival Monroe Academy.

The matchup is a scheduled doubleheader. Game time is set for 3:30p.m.