On Thursday, May 8th the Athletic Department held their annual Athletic Banquet to honor their student-athletes for their accomplishments on and off the field. The banquet began at 5:00 p.m., where students were greeted by a slideshow of the memories made from the past year and then took part in a catered meal.Athletes were welcomed by Athletic Director, Barry Street, who summarized the year’s accomplishments. AD Street highlighted the first ever opportunity for men’s basketball to compete at National level, the baseball team making the Region X Tournament for the first time, and the Volleyball team advancing further than before at the Region Tournament. The following awards were received by the 2014 baseball student-athletes: Zach Cooper - Most Improved, Jake Beaver - MVP, and Hunter Brown - Coach's Award
Despite six hits, the Eagles lost 11-2 to Patrick Henry Community College on Saturday, May 10th at Big Rock Stadium (Morehead City).
Jake Beaver racked up two RBIs on one hit for Wake Technical Community College. He also homered in the third inning.
Scott Spradling got the win for PHCC. He allowed two runs over four innings, struck out two, walked none and gave up six hits.
Patrick Henry was sparked by Edgar Lozano and Stible Aleman, who teamed up for five hits and six RBIs.
Bradley Edwards couldn't get it done on the mound for Wake Technical Community College, taking a loss. He allowed 10 runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out none.
The lead stayed with Patrick Henry Community College after the third, when they scored nine runs on a three-run double by Stible, a fielder's choice, a groundout by Nick Keister, and three singles.
A ninth-inning Pasco Hernando single hit, spelled defeat for Wake Tech, falling 5-4 at Big Rock Stadium (Morehead Stadium) on Friday, May 9th.The Eagles jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first. Brandon singled to ignite the offense. Jake Beaver doubled, plating Alex Scott. The scoreboard lit up again for Wake Tech when Gragilla and Beaver scored on a two-run single by Chris Hicks.Pasco Hernando Community College scored one run in each of the first, second and ninth. In the first, Pasco Hernando Community College scored on an RBI triple by Tyler, bringing home Robby.With the score tied at four in the ninth inning, Robby McCabe came to the plate and singled, bringing home Tyler Ramsey.Brandon Gragilla was hot from the plate for Wake Technical Community College. Gragilla went 2-5 and scored two runs, singled in the first inning and doubled in the third inning.Zack Cooper allowed four earned runs, seven hits and three walks while striking out nine over eight innings of work.Chris McCormick recorded the win for Pasco Hernando Community College. He allowed four runs over nine innings, struck out 10, walked four and surrendered seven hits.Sparked by Jose Rosario and Tyler Cooler PHCC teamed up for four hits and three RBIs.
The baseball team will compete in the Region X Tournament Fri., May 9th at 10 a.m. against, #3 seed Pasco Hernando Community College. Wake Tech is a #6 seed.
The Eagles lost 5-2 at USA Baseball Complex on Sunday, April 27th.Lenoir Community College couldn't get anything going so long as Damion Dudley was on the hill. They managed just one hit off of Dudley, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his 2 2/3 innings of work.Brandon Tant got the win for Lenoir. He allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings, struck out none, walked two and surrendered three hits.Hunter Brown was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted no innings, walked one, struck out none, and allowed two runs.The lead stayed with LCC after the fourth, when they scored one run on an RBI single by Sam Barber.Lenoir tacked on another four runs in the sixth. Cory Nygard kicked things off with a single, plating Sam.After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, Wake Tech faced just a 5-2 deficit. A passed ball and an RBI single by Chris Hicks sparked an Eagle rally, but Jordan Burch ended the inning by getting Taylor Wright out.