Chargers don’t go far in losers’ bracket

Chargers don’t go far in losers’ bracket

Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 pm

Westview’s baseball season came to an end with a 6-3 loss to Crockett County Monday in the District 13AA Tournament.
Paul Richards and Alex Ross were 2-for-3, and Seth Coleman was 2-for-4 to lead the Chargers at the plate.
Houston Haag suffered the pitching loss.
Westview lost despite outhitting CC 10-6 and seeing the Cavaliers commit three errors.
Westview was within 4-3 going into the bottom of the sixth inning.
WV 8, Ripley 0
Jordan Long gave up five hits, three walks and struck out six in seven innings of work on Sunday and the defense backed him up by only having one error.
Ripley’s defense was not as good as the Tigers hurt themselves defensively with seven errors in the game.
The Westview bats did the rest with eight hits.
Emmett Daniel got a pair of hits, scored twice and got one RBI batting in the leadoff spot.
Richards followed Daniel in the batting order with a pair of RBIs on a double and reaching on an error.
Haag got on base three times, twice on errors, and drove in one run.
Tyler Smith, Nick Hart, Long and Ty Brown all drove in one run with Brown scoring twice.
Dyersburg 9, WV 0
Dyersburg’s Lawson Reddick pitched one-hit ball against Westview on Thursday.
Smith was the only Charger to get a hit off of Reddick, and only three Westview hitters got on base. Hart reached on a walk and Barrett Belote reached on an error.
Walks hurt the Chargers as Coleman gave up 10 free passes to the base paths. Coleman gave up five earned runs on nine hits, including a home run to Dyersburg’s Caleb Hensen.
SOFTBALL
WV 2, Covington 0
Meagan Prince struck out 12 in a two-hit complete game win.
Kayla Bryant was 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Kayla Guthrie and Alex Hughey scored the Lady Chargers’ two runs.
Prince (18-2) has 243 strikeouts this season, including 26 in two postseason games.
Westview is 24-6-1.
WV 4, Ripley 0
Prince doubled home Guthrie in the first inning for what would prove to be the only run Westview would need.
Bryant doubled home Prince for an insurance run to give the Westview hurler some room to work in the circle.
Prince pitched a two-hitter and walked three while collecting 14 strikeouts.

Published in The WCP 5.7.13

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