Baseball

Northpoint Baseball Finishes With Winning Record

The Northpoint baseball team closed out its season in the regional tournament, taking a win against Fayette before bowing out to eventual state semifinalist Harding Academy. The team finished with a record of 15-13, including four wins in a highly competitive district.

Split Non-Conference Games, Prepare for Regional

Updated 5/2/17

The Northpoint baseball team split a set of four non-conference games during the final week of the season in preparation for the playoffs, which begin later this week. The Trojans shut out Cordova 5-0 on Senior Night before dropping a 10-0 decision to St. George’s the following day. The team closed out the regular season with a win over Germantown, 9-2, and a loss at Rossville, 5-4.

Northpoint Closes District Play with Walk-Off Win

Updated 4/24/17

Blake Cherry’s two-out double in the bottom of the ninth inning plated two runs in Northpoint’s 7-6 win over Harding on Friday. Dillon Pool picked up the win with three effective innings of relief. Earlier in the week, Harding had picked up 13-5 and 2-0 wins over the Trojans. Northpoint dropped a 10-6 decision to MUS on Saturday to fall to 12-9 on the season. Justin Jones and Daniel Casto recorded pitching wins. The Trojans have a full slate of conference action this week before the regional tournament begins the following week.

Trojans Drop Series to ECS

Updated 4/18/17

Northpoint’s baseball team lost three close games to ECS last week, 7-2, 3-2, and 5-2. The Trojans are now 3-3 in district play with an important series this week with Harding.

SCHEDULING NOTES: The Tuesday (4/18) and Friday (4/21) home games against Harding have been rescheduled as 4:30 starts. There will be no JV games on these dates. Also, the April 29 game, a rescheduled date with Munford, has been cancelled.

Northpoint Baseball Sweeps FACS

Updated 4/10/17

Northpoint ran its winning streak to ten last week with three wins over FACS and a triumph over Tunica. The division-opening wins over FACS came on the road (3-1) on Monday, at Northpoint (3-2), and back at FACS (8-6) on Thursday. Strong pitching and timely hitting proved to be the difference in each game. The Trojans scored early and piled on late in Saturday’s 10-1 win over Tunica.

Northpoint returns to district action against ECS this week with games on Monday at ECS (7:00), Tuesday at Northpoint (7:00), and Thursday at ECS (6:00).

Trojans Run Win Streak to Six

Updated 4/3/17

The Northpoint baseball team made a clean sweep of last week’s games with wins over North Delta, Cordova, Millington, and White Station. The Trojans have now won six straight and have improved their overall record to 7-3 heading into district competition this week. The team will travel to FACS on Monday and Thursday and host the Crusaders on Tuesday. The Trojans host Tunica Academy in non-district play on Saturday.

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Baseball Season Underway

Updated 3/24/17

The 2017 Northpoint baseball season opened over spring break as the team took part in the Lewis Harris Memorial Tournament in Shelby County. The team dropped decisions to Tipton-Rosemark (10-0), Covington (5-2), and Houston (8-5) but also picked up their first win of the season during the week against Rossville (10-0). Myles McCaskill pitched a two-hit shutout in the win over Rossville.

After spring break the Trojans picked up a pair of convincing wins over Germantown (13-3) and Memphis Central (15-0). Daniel Casto and McCaskill earned pitching wins.

 

Varsity Head Coach: Zach Miller
Assistant Coaches:  Corky Casto, Buster Benton, Jason Holden

2017 Varsity Baseball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time Location
Saturday February 25 #Germantown 12:30 pm Germantown
Thursday March 9 #St. George’s 6:30 pm Northpoint
Monday March 13 TRA (Lewis Harris Tournament) 6:00 pm TRA
Thursday March 16 Covington (LHT) 3:30 pm Arlington
Friday March 17 Rossville 5:00 pm Northpoint
Saturday March 18 Houston (LHT) 11:00 am Germantown
Tuesday March 21 Germantown 7:00 pm Northpoint
Thursday March 23 Memphis Central 7:00 pm Northpoint
Friday March 24 North Delta 7:00 pm Northpoint
Saturday March 25 North Delta 1:30 pm North Delta
Tuesday March 28 Cordova 6:30 pm  Cordova
Thursday  March 30  Millington 7:00 pm Northpoint
 Friday March 31 White Station 4:30 pm White Station
 Monday  April 3 *FACS 4:15 pm FACS
 Tuesday  April 4  *FACS 7:00 pm Northpoint
 Thursday  April 6 *FACS 4:15 pm FACS
 Saturday April 8 Tunica 1:00 pm Northpoint
 Monday  April 10 *ECS 7:00 pm ECS
 Tuesday April 11 *ECS 7:00 pm Northpoint
 Thursday April 13 *ECS 6:00 pm ECS
 Tuesday  April 18 *Harding 4:30 pm Northpoint
 Thursday  April 20 *Harding 4:15 pm Harding
 Friday  April 21  *Harding 4:30 pm Northpoint
 Saturday April 22  MUS 2:30 pm MUS
 Monday  April 24 Cordova 7:00 pm Northpoint
 Tuesday  April 25 St. George’s 7:00 pm St. George’s
Thursday April 27 Germantown 6:30 pm  Germantown
Friday April 28 Rossville 5:00 pm  Rossville
Thursday May 4 Play In Game TBA TBA
Friday-Friday May 5-12 Regional Tournament TBA St. George’s
Friday-Saturday May 19-20 Sub State TBA TBA
Tuesday-Thursday May 23-25 State Championship TBA Murfreesboro, TN

#Scrimmage

*District Game

2017 Junior Varsity Baseball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time Location
Saturday February 25 #Germantown 11:00 am Germantown
Thursday March 9 #St. George’s 4:30 pm Northpoint
Tuesday March 21 Germantown 4:30 pm Northpoint
Thursday March 23 Memphis Central 4:30 pm Northpoint
Friday March 24 North Delta 4:30 pm Northpoint
Saturday March 25 North Delta 11:00 am North Delta
Monday March 27 Munford 4:30 pm Northpoint
Tuesday March 28 Cordova 4:30 pm Cordova
Thursday  March 30  Millington 4:30 pm Northpoint
Saturday April 1 White Station (DH) 11:00/1:00 White Station
Tuesday  April 4  *FACS 4:30 pm Northpoint
Friday  April 7 Lausanne 6:00 pm Gagliano
 Saturday April 8 Tunica Academy 11:00 pm Northpoint
 Monday  April 10 *ECS 4:30 pm ECS
 Tuesday April 11 *ECS 4:30 pm Northpoint
 Saturday April 22  MUS 12:00 pm MUS
 Monday  April 24 Lausanne 4:30 pm Northpoint
 Tuesday  April 25 St. George’s 4:30 pm St. George’s
Thursday April 27 Germantown 4:00 pm  Germantown

#Scrimmage

 

2017 Baseball Roster

Number Name Position Class
1 Louis Steen OF Sr.
2 Logan Smith IF/P  So.
3 Nathan Tatko C/IF Jr.
3 Kyle Pihringer  OF Fr.
5 Bryce Cherry IF/P Jr.
6/8/17 Cole Sanford IF/P Jr.
7 Dillon Pool C Jr.
7/22 Brad Paton C  Fr.
8/9 Blake Berry  IF/P  Fr.
9 Jacob Swindle IF/OF/P Jr.
10 Reed Haberstroh OF Sr.
11 Miller Gargis C Jr.
13/10 Jared Heun IF/P So.
14 Payne Pignocco C So.
14/29 Landon Murrell IF/C/P So.
17/11 Justin Jones  P/IF So.
18/12 Lance Saulsberry OF/P Fr.
15 Blake Cherry P/IF So.
16 Daniel Casto IF/P Jr.
19 Tyler Thweatt IF/P Jr.
20 Eli French IF/P Sr.
20 Kirk McIntosh OF Fr.
21 Myles McCaskill OF/P Jr.
 24/22 Garrett Simonton  OF/P Jr.
 24 Jake Jones  OF/P  So.
 33 Austin Cobb  IF/P  So.