Big inning fuels New Hanover past Ashley on the diamond


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–Ashley baseball had New Hanover right where they wanted them through four innings leading the game 3-0. Then, the Wildcats came to life scoring seven runs in the 5th inning alone. That big inning would fuel New Hanover to the come from behind 7-3 win over the Eagles.

Alex Sniffen was huge in relief for the Wildcats, picking up the win. He pitched five innings allowing no runs and struck out nine Ashley hitters.

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The win gives New Hanover a two-game lead in the Mideastern conference standings over the Eagles. The Wildcats improve to (9-0) on the year, while Ashley falls to (9-2, 5-2).