Charles Henderson baseball splits Saturday doubleheader

Published 1:10 pm Sunday, April 15, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Charles Henderson (23-6, 6-0) split a Saturday doubleheader defeating Trinity (Montgomery) 12-5 before falling to St. Luke’s (Mobile) 6-3.

Game 1: CHHS 12, Trinity (Montgomery)5

Michael Fox was the winning pitcher, throwing four innings striking out three. Jalin Lawson finished out the final two innings on the mound.

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The Trojans pounded out 17 hits led by Gregory Barnette, who was 4-for-5 on the game. Michael Fox was 3-for-4 with a three-run homerun. Lawson also contributed with a three-run longball.

Joey Denison continued his hot hitting with a 3-for-5 day while Tripp Blackmon was 2-for-4. Every Trojan starter finished the game with at least one hit.

Game two: St. Luke’s 6 (Mobile), CHHS 3

Brantley LeCroy was tagged with the loss after five innings of work.

At the plate, Fox was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Chase Smartt finished 2-for-3 with a double.

Lawson was 1-for-3 for the game. Denison turned in a 1-for-4 performance with an RBI.

Charles Henderson will play on the road against Providence Christian in Dothan on Monday at 5:00p.m.