Cleveland posted back-to-back wins in baseball on Tuesday and Wednesday, with a 2-1 win over Eastern Wayne in Eastern Carolina 3A Conference play and a 13-0 triumph over Smithfield-Selma on Wednesday.
Kodi Whitley held Eastern Wayne to four hits and recorded 12 strikeouts on Tuesday. He added a sacrifice fly, while Cleveland’s second run scored on a Cody Johnson triple.
Patrick Banks held SSS to a single hit over four innings in the Wednesday win, while Johnson worked an inning. Taylor Finn, Johnson and Ernie Chapin had two hits each for the Rams.
Luis Jiminian had the Spartans’ only hit.
The Wildcats edged Garner 330-332 for team honors at Pine Hollow Golf Course with Scott Freeman collection medalist honors for West with a 76.
Garner’s Matteo Ceyrolles, who shot 78, was the only other golfer to score in the 70s.
Brice Connors had an 81 for West, while Ben Lacombe shot 84. Garner’s next two scores after Ceyrolles were 81 (Michael Otteson) and 84 (Kyle Gilman) as well.
Harnett Central was fourth at 340, while Clayton shot 344. Matt King had an 81 for the Comets.
Southeast Raleigh had its best outing of the season, placing fifth. Jack Olson shot 91 to lead the Bulldogs.
Knightdale (393) was sixth, followed by Smithfield-Selma (397), with Miles Fleming carding a 90.
Cleveland’s last and only loss this season came to West Johnston in the finals of the Four Oaks Bank Cup on March 7.