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Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence senior Omar Boyd (20) blasts a triple against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021

   Division 3 No. 3-ranked Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence returned from a two-week COVID-19 quarantine, sweeping a doubleheader from Charter School Conference foe Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday, May 5, at Summit Academy North Elementary School.

   Edison showed no rust from the layoff as they improved to 12-0 on the year. Summit fell to 7-7.

   The Pioneers won the first game 18-0 in four innings and won the second game 14-3 in five innings.

   Senior Omar Boyd earned the win in game one, pitching three innings, allowing one hit and striking out four. Boyd improved to 4-0 on the

 

season and dropped his earned run average to under 1.00. He added a walk, single, double, and triple at the plate. He scored three runs and drove in three.

   Junior Edward Gregory Jr. had a double and a home run in the game.

   Freshman Marwynn Matthews earned the win in game two, improving to 3-0 on the season.

   Junior and University of Michigan commit Gregory Pace Jr. had two triples and scored four runs in game one and blasted a three-run home run in game two.

   The Pioneers have outscored opponents 150-29 so far this season.

   Edison hosts Division 1 No. 13-ranked Livonia Stevenson on Thursday, May 6, at the Corner Ballpark in Detroit at 7 p.m.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence junior Keith Smith (19) lays down a bunt against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence junior Edward Gregory Jr. (6) rounds third after blasting a home run against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence junior and University of Michigan commit Gregory Pace Jr. (3) gets a hit against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence senior Joshua Smith (12) on the mound against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence senior Brandon Ford (11) in action against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence freshman Jordan Jones (9) tags out a Romulus Summit Academy North runner on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence junior Caleb Sanders (16) rounds third against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence senior Donnie Hill (4) gets a hit against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence freshman Marwynn Matthews (2) makes a play at second base against Romulus Summit Academy North on Wednesday.

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence head coach Mark Brown talks to his players after beating Romulus Summit Academy North.