Kelly’s big night on the mound leads Pleasure Island past Whiteville

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– It was the Zach Kelly show for Pleasure Island Post 129 on Wednesday night. The South Brunswick graduate pitched a complete game shutout striking out 12 hitters as they beat Whiteville Post 137, 4-0.

All of the runs in the ballgame were scored in the bottom of the 1st inning by Pleasure Island. Mason Phillips got the scoring started with a 2-RBI triple after both Branton Jernigan and Noah Dail reached.

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Ashton Evans wasted no time adding to that lead. The Ashley high school product hit a home run down the line in left that would make it 4-0.

Whiteville Post 137 will be back in action tomorrow night taking on Hampstead Post 167. Pleasure Island Post 129 will take on Morehead City Post 46 on Saturday afternoon in a double-header.