Region 1 baseball wins opening game at State Games


From staff reports

Friday, June 16, 2017

GREENSBORO — The Region 1 baseball team defeated the Region 6 team 5-2 on Thursday at the North Carolina State Games at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Region 1 includes the majority of northeast North Carolina, while Region 6 includes the Charlotte area.

Manteo product Michael Allen earned the save by pitching in the sixth and seventh innings.

Allen — a rising senior — recorded three strikeouts.

Region 1 lost 4-0 to Region 5 on Friday. Region 5 has players from the Greensboro area.

Region 1 is scheduled to face Region 7, which has players from northwest North Carolina, Saturday at 10 a.m.