Errors cost Trojans

Published 3:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2018

Errors cost the Charles Henderson Trojans in a 14-4 loss to Holtville in six innings on Friday night in Troy.

The loss drops the Trojans to a record of 0-10 on the season.

Unofficially, the Trojans were tagged with eight errors in the loss to the Bulldogs.

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Caden Bryant got the start for the Trojans in the loss. Bryant got two outs into the second inning before being pulled for Chris Maxwell. Bryant allowed five runs on three hits.

The Trojans scattered seven outs throughout the game. Chance Pollard and Lawson Scarbrough both finished with two hits, while Maxwell, Noah Lowery and Walker Stallworth each picked up one.

The Trojans committed three of their errors in the first inning and surrendered the game’s first run.

The Bulldogs mounted a four-run second on three hits and two walks to increase their lead to 5-0.

The Trojans scored their first two runs in the bottom half of the second when Jaylen Deveridge and Jackson Giles scored on the same wild pitch to cut the Bulldogs lead down to three at 5-2.

After the Trojans held the Bulldogs scoreless in the third, the Trojans crept closer when Lowery singled in Pollard bringing the score to 5-3.

After the Bulldogs pushed their lead back out to five, Scarbrough doubled in the fourth inning and was pinch ran for by Christian McCall, who came around to score a wild pitch making the score 8-4.

That was the last run the Trojans would score. The Bulldogs added three more runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to increase their lead to 10 at 14-4.