Henderson Trojans split with Northview

Published 8:16 pm Monday, February 16, 2009

The Charles Henderson Trojans split a season-opening doubleheader with Northview High School Monday night in Dothan.

Senior David Fleming powered the Trojans past the Cougars on the mound. Fleming recorded a one-hit shutout Monday in game one. He struck out five batters and walked two in the 2-0 Charles Henderson victory.

In the first inning Parker Sanders singled and later scored on an error by the catcher for a 1-0 CHHS advantage.

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Later, in the fifth inning Chance Shaver doubled and K.D. Edenfield singled to score Shaver and give the Trojans a 2-0 lead.

Jared Rogers was 3-for-3 in the game at the plate.

The Trojans jumped out early in game two with two runs in the first inning, as Sanders doubled, Dario Rouse plated him with a double and Daniel Hartley laced a single to score Rouse.

But Northview tied the score in the bottom of the first and added four runs in the third and three runs in the fifth for the 9-2 victory. Mitch McLeod was hit with the loss for CHHS. He allowed six runs in 2.1 innings of work.

Sanders, Rouse, Hartley and Nathan Barron each had one hit in the game.

The Trojans are back in action Thursday as they host the Terry Sikes Memorial Tournament. The Trojans open up with Dothan at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.