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Royals sweep Central Point

CENTRAL POINT -- Mike Newmann picked up a pair of hits and RBIs in each game of the doubleheader to help North Jackson to a 13-4 and 8-6 American Legion A Area 4 sweep over Central Point at Anhorn Field Monday.

The Royals (5-3) received complete-game pitching efforts from Nick Newmann and Matt Holte.

In the opener, Mike Newmann contributed a double and home run. Ryan Garrett added four hits and Justin Whisenhunt three for North Jackson. Jeremiah Toews led Central Point with three hits.

In Game 2, Jake Kleker's three-run sixth-inning double sparked a North Jackson five-run outburst and erased a 6-3 deficit.

FIRST GAME

North Jackson ......150 105 — -- 13 16 — Central Point ...........200 002 0 -- 4 9 3

N. Newmann and Garrett; Gibson, Corbett (2), Williams (7) and Hinojosa. W -- N. Newmann (2-1). L -- Gibson. 2B -- NJ: M. Newmann, Strodthoff, Scarborough, McFall; CP: Toews, Pardee. HR -- NJ: M. Newmann; Garrett; CP: Williams.

SECOND GAME

North Jackson ......101 105 0 -- 8 11 4 Central Point .........103 020 0 -- 6 7 1

Holte and Pogue; Williams, Strate (6) and Hinojosa. W -- Holte (1-0). L -- Williams. 2B -- NJ: Garrett, Kleker, Pogue.