THOMASVILLE, N.C. – Eli Crump’s complete game shutout lifted the Post 87 HiToms to a 4-0 victory over Greensboro Post 53 Monday night.
Crump (HP Christian) struck out 11 batters in the win surrendering zero runs on just one hit allowed.
Greensboro matched HPT stride-for-stride in a pitcher’s duel as both teams remained scoreless through five innings.
Post 87 would find pay dirt late with a four-run frame in the home half of the sixth as HPT sent nine batters up to the dish on only three hits.
Walker Bethune produced two of HPT’s five hits Monday night to go along with an RBI. Julian Abreu, Avery Adams and Gavin Sentell each added a RBI in the sixth.
HPT improved to 6-2 on the summer with Monday’s win.
Post 87 will be back in action Tuesday to square off against Mt. Airy. First pitch from Finch Field is set for 7 p.m.