’Dogs, Chargers roll through Obion County
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012 12:00 pm
Gleason has a good shot at being named Obion County’s baseball champion.
Pretty good accomplishment for the Weakley County school.
The Bulldogs continued a season-opening run through its western neighbor on Tuesday with a 14-3 rout of Obion County Central in Troy.
Greenfield pitched a shutout over West Carroll and scored 10 runs in the fifth inning for a run rule-shortened 12-0 win.
Soccer action saw West-view top an Obion County rival as well as the Chargers blanked South Fulton 7-0 Tuesday in Martin.
Gleason 14, OC 3
The Bulldogs beat their second Obion County entry in as many days, routing the Rebels after edging South Fulton on Monday.
Gleason jumped on top with a three-run first and scored in six of the seven frames. The Bulldogs added two runs in the third, fourth annd sixth innings, scored once in the fifth frame and finished strong with four runs in the top of the seventh.
Austin Perry, Conner Verdell, Thomas Fowler, Austin Sullivan and Gabe Lowrance all had two hits as the ’Dogs pounded out 12 hits and also took advantage of three Rebel errors.
Verdell doubled twice, scored three times and drove in two runs, while Perry, Fowler and Sullivan also doubled. Fowler scored four times and drove in a pair, while Perry and Sullivan each scored twice and knocked in a run.
Lowrance had two RBI on the afternoon.
Central (1-1) got all of its runs in the third inning and was limited to seven scattered singles offensively.
Tanner Cary went 2-for-4, Trey Phipps reached base twice with a single and a walk, and Camden Napper drove in a run for OC.
Lowrance went the distance for the win, striking out four while giving up three walks and six hits.
Austin Carter, who picked up the opening day victory on Monday vs. Dresden, was the first of three pitchers Tuesday and absorbed the loss. Napper and Mitch Arnett followed him to the hill.
Greenfield 12, WC 0
The Yellowjackets had 10 hits and took advantage of four War Eagle errors in the lopsided win.
The game was a pitchers’ duel through four innings as Greenfield scored one run in the first inning and another in the third for a 2-0 lead. Greenfield then exploded for 10 runs in the fifth.
Payton Page completed a no-hitter in the bottom half of the fifth, ending the game early on the mercy rule.
Heath Crouse led the ’Jackets with three hits in four at-bats, driving in two runs and scoring twice.
Zac Grooms was 2-for-4, joining Heath Crouse, Hunter Crouse and Graham Perkins with a double.
Page tripled for Greenfield.
Westview 7, SF 0
Westview shut out South Fulton in prep soccer action on Tuesday, posting a 7-0 win to spoil the Red Devils’ season opener.
Seven players scored for the Chargers (1-0-1) as Ashton Meyer, Adam Reinhard, Abraham Haddad, Cameron Cates, Cal Bradshaw, Hagen Little and Scout Edwards all reached the SF net.
Andrew Johnson had a save for Westview.
Westview is home today against Henry County, while SF’s next match is Tuesday vs. Gibson County. Published in The WCP 3.15.12