Archive - Apr 15, 2011 - Sports Article
SMITHFIELD â Cumberland High survived injuries to its starting pitcher and catcher on Friday to outlast Smithfield 6-5 in eight innings.
âThis was a great team effort,â Cumberland coach Paul Murphy admitted. âOur starting pitcher, Hayden Namaka, hurt his hand and left in the third inning. Eric Murray, who had pitched only one inning this season, took over and gave us five good innings. And then our catcher, Matt Billington, got hurt and we replaced him with Matt Bare in the fourth inning.â