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Good outcome only saved for Westview

Good outcome only saved for Westview

Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 pm

Westview had the best start of the week among local baseball teams
The Chargers came out on top with a 7-5 District 13AA win at Crockett County.
Gleason gave up 13 runs in the top of the seventh after being down by two to start the inning.
It took five extra innings to decide Greenfield’s game against Union City, but the Golden Tornadoes come out on top with one run in the bottom of the 12th inning to win 2-1.
Westview’s soccer team is clicking on all cylinders with its fourth straight win after beating Gibson County 10-1 on Tuesday.
WV 7, Crockett Co. 5
The Chargers put four runs across the plate in the first inning and held off a late rally by CC to come away with the district win.
CC scored one run in the top of the third to make it 4-1 and the Chargers added two in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 6-1 game.
Crockett cut the lead in half at 6-3 with two in the top of the fifth, and Westview scored its last run of the game in the bottom of the sixth. Crockett tried to mount a comeback in the top of the seventh with a pair of runs.
Houston Haag got the win for Westview on the mound and is now 2-4 on the season. He also went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Seth Coleman and Tyler Smith each drove in a run for Westview.
UC 2, Greenfield 1
Both Greenfield’s Zac Grooms and Union City’s Clay Treece battled each other for nine full innings before turning the ball over to their relief pitchers, but Hunter Crouse gave up a run-scoring single to Luke Searcy with no outs in the bottom of the 12th for the walk-off win for UC.
Grooms gave up one run on six hits with three walks and struck out two in his nine innings of pitching.
Treece gave up one run on four hits and three walks while recording 13 strikeouts in his nine innings.
The Bulldogs got four hits off UC relief pitcher Drake Parker and had a runner on third base at one point but could not push a runner across the plate to take the lead.
Crouse gave up the winning run and allowed three hits, one walk and had one strikeout.
Tyler Griffith drove in the only run for the Yellowjackets when his line drive single brought in Jordan Lasater with two outs in the top of the fifth inning.
McKen. 18, Gleason 3
Gleason starting pitcher Chase Ezell kept the Bulldogs in the game for five full innings — but then it all fell apart in the sixth.
Ezell gave up five runs through the first five innings, and the Bulldogs were only down 5-3 to begin the sixth, but then Ezell could not get anyone out in the top of the sixth inning and got tagged for four more runs.
Avery Orr came on in relief but could only get one batter out while giving up five runs. Mark McKenzie then came into the game and he got tagged for four runs before recording the final two outs.
The Bulldogs pitching gave up 16 earned runs on 11 hits, including a home run, and eight walks while the defense committed six errors in the game.
Blake Taylor went deep for Gleason with a solo shot for his only hit of the game.
Ezell drove in one run with a double while Archie Rich and Zach Ivy each got one hit.
Westview 10, GC 1
The Chargers won their fourth consecutive game after starting the season 0-3 with three players scoring double goals.
Ashton Myer, Gian Garma and Cal Bradshaw provided plenty of offense for the Chargers with two goals each.
Nic Fortner, Gerry Palafox, Dominic Fabianich and Cody Rogers got in on the act with each getting the ball in the net.
Bradshaw and Fortner had two assists each, while Hagen Little, Garma, Palafox, Fabianich each had an assist.
Westview goal keeper Conner Blanchard had three saves.

Published in The WCP 4.11.13

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