Gastonia beats Wilmington to claim Pettit Cup Championship

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Gastonia Grizzlies beat the Wilmington Sharks 12-4 Wednesday at Buck Hardee Field to sweep the best-of-3 Pettit Cup finals.

Gastonia scored three runs in the first inning, and four in the fourth to take a 7-0 lead and cruise to the victory.

The Sharks where looking to win the team's first championship since the 1999 season.

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