Providence Grove vs Asheboro Baseball

The Providence Grove Patriots spoiled the Asheboro Blue Comets’ baseball season opener and improved to 2-0 on the season with a 10-8 win. Asheboro took an early 1-0 lead, but Providence Grove answered with four runs in the bottom of the first. Providence Grove’s Jacob Switzer, Evan Stern and Jordan Hodges combined to strike out 19 batters in the game with Hodges earning the save. Stern led at the plate with 3 hits that included a home run and 4 RBIs. Stern also scored four of the Patriots ten runs. Austin Curry had 2 hits for the Blue Comets.