’Jackets stop a rally; Westview starts one

’Jackets stop a rally; Westview starts one

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 12:00 pm

’Jackets stop a rally; Westview starts one | ’Jackets stop a rally; Westview starts one
Greenfield was able to hold off one team but not another. Westview could not be held in check for a full seven innings.
The Yellowjackets split a pair of games last week, beating Gibson County 8-6 and losing 6-5 in eight innings to Riverside. The Chargers, meanwhile, rallied late for a 5-3 win over Union City on Saturday.
G’field 8, GC 6
The ’Jackets held an 8-0 lead going into the bottom of the third inning and then held on as the Pioneers scored twice in the third and fifth innings and once in both the fourth and seventh frames.
Greenfield had a five-run outburst in the top of the third for the winning margin.
Hunter Crouse and Heath Crouse both had three hits, including a double, with Hunter Crouse driving in two runs. Chris Reddic also drove in a pair of runs for the Yellowjackets.
Zac Grooms was the winning pitcher, while Adam Bethel earned the save after coming on in the seventh.
Tanner Harrison and John Michael Morris each had two hits, Harrison scoring twice, for Gibson County.
Harrison pitched a complete game, allowing 10 hits.
R’side 6, G’field 5
Hunter Crouse and Graham Perkins were 2-for-4 to lead the Yellowjackets.
Bethel suffered the mound loss in relief of Heath Crouse.
Greenfield led 4-2 after three innings. Riverside then took a 5-4 lead in the top of the sixth only to see the ’Jackets tie it in the bottom half.
Riverside scored in the top of the eighth.
Westview 5, UC 3
Shut out through five innings and trailing 3-0, Westview put up a run in the sixth inning and then opened up for four runs in the top of the seventh.
Union City took a 2-0 lead in the third inning and added another run in the fourth.
Blake Parham was 2-for-4 with an RBI, while Beau Kelly scored twice and drove in a run for the Chargers.
Nick Shell tossed a complete game, earning the win, as he fanned two, walked one and allowed seven hits. Published in The WCP 3.20.12

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