Norris drives Pepper Jacks to first round win

Written by Bob on August 7th, 2014

PepperjacksPitcher.35web Pepperjacks’ Rene Dentremont allowed just three hits in leading the Halifax, Canada Pepperjacks to a 2-0 victory over J&B Painting of So. Calif. Photo By BOB OTTO

QUAD CITIES, Ia/Il – Tim Norris batting in the No. nine spot drove in two runs, Rene Dentremont fired a three-hitter with seven strikeouts, and the Pepperjacks of Halifax, Canada defeated J&B Painting of So. Calif., 2-0, Thursday in NAFA A / A-Major pool play.

With one out in the bottom of the second, Norris bounced a Rob Schwyer offering up the middle to score Aaron Long who walked, and Tristan Richard, who reached on an error.

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J&B Painting second baseman Henry Scheib tries to tag out Pepperjacks Tim Norris, who was called safe on the play. Photo By BOB OTTO

Schwyer allowed one earned run on seven hits with 13 strikeouts and one walk.

For Pepperjack, Robert Doiron was 2 for 4, Richard was 2 for 3, with Jonah Wright, Peter Mersereau and Norris each getting one hit each.

J&B Painting’s three hits came from Jason Glademan, Schwyer, Patrick Burns.

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