Charger baseball week tough
Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 12:03 am
ON BASE — Westview’s Blake Parham walks back to first base after singling during Thursday evening’s 6-3 defeat at Union City. The Chargers were ahead 1-0 after one frame as Parham came around to score later in the inning. Westview returns to action on Thursday at the St. Jude Classic. The Chargers are set to play McKenzie at 4:30 and Greenfield at 6:30.
The Westview baseball team had a tough go of it during the squad’s opening week.
The Charger baseball team fell twice at Jackson at the Tomahawk Classic — to Trinity Christian and Lexington — by respective scores of 12-2 and 10-0.
Westview also dropped a 6-3 contest to Union City on Thursday night.
The Chargers return to the diamond this Thursday at the St. Jude Classic in Union City. Westview is to battle McKenzie at 4:30 that day and Greenfield two hours later.
The following is a roundup of the three aforementioned Westview contests.
TCA 12, Westview 2
The Lions struck for three runs in the first inning, six in the second and three more in the third.
Junior hurler Kyle Coleman was the losing pitcher against Trinity Christian.
The Chargers’ two tallies came in the top of the fourth.
Lexington 10, Westview 0
Blake Parham was 2-for-3 to pace the Chargers during their shutout defeat to the Tigers.
Lexington scored twice in the first frame, once in the second, three times in the fourth and on four occasions in the fifth.
Jon Parker was the losing pitcher.
UC 6, Westview 3
Parham was also 2-for-3 with two runs scored during Thursday’s loss at Elam Stadium.
Additionally, he drove in one run as did teammate Zach Brock.
Left fielder Chris Evans also scored once for Westview.
On the mound, Jon Parker absorbed the defeat.
Parker hurled the first two innings and was charged with four runs (three earned) on five hits and a walk.
Nick Shell came on in relief, stiking out seven and allowing just two hits and a pair of runs (none earned).