Charles Henderson wins Class 4A state title

Published 5:52 pm Thursday, May 16, 2013

MONTGOMERY — Charles Henderson claimed the Class 4A baseball state championship with a 7-2 victory over Brooks at Riverwalk Stadium on Thursday.

Chase Smartt drove in six runs for the Trojans and finished the game 3-for-3. Smartt hit a 2-RBI double in the first inning and a grand slam in the second.

Tripp Blackmon allowed just four hits in seven inning on the mound.

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Charles Henderson (40-3) defeated Brooks 7-4 in the first game of the best-of-three series on Wednesday.

It is the second baseball championship for the program. The Trojans won the Class 5A crown in 2004.

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