Rivals clash: JV Trojans split doubleheader with Enterprise

Published 9:09 pm Monday, February 25, 2019

The Charles Henderson junior varsity Trojans split with the Enterprise Wildcats on Monday evening at Hogan’s Hole on the campus of Charles Henderson High School.

The Trojans won game one 2-1 on the backs of strong pitching. They lost game two 4-1 after allowing all four runs in the top half of the fifth and final inning.

The split gives the JV Trojans a 1-3 record on the season.

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The Trojan pitching staff held the Wildcats to one run on just four hits in game one.

Daryl Lee got the start for the Trojans. He pitched the game’s first three innings and gave up one run on one hit and three walks. He struck out three batters.

Brady Huner slammed the door for the Trojans when he closed out the final two innings, while allowing three hits. Huner struck out two Wildcat batters.

The Trojans finished with four hits led by Bailey Sparrow, who went 2-2. Noah Prestwood and Brady Barron also had hits.

The Trojans fell behind early when they allowed a run in the top half of the first inning. Two innings later, the Trojans evened the game up when Prestwood had a line drive single to right field to drive in Barron.

Ben Reeves, who was hit by a pitch, scored on a passed ball to give the Trojans their first and only lead of the game in the fourth.

Huner let up a two-out single, but the Trojans finished off the game when they caught a Wildcat player attempting to steal.

The tables were turned in game two between the Trojans and the Wildcats. It was the Trojans who gained the early lead before the Wildcats stormed back to get the three-run victory.

Cam Foley got the start in game two for the Trojans. Foley pitched 4.1 innings and allowed four runs, three of which were earned on six hits. Foley finished with three strikeouts. After a successful outing in game one, Huner finished off game two by getting the final two outs of the contest.

The Trojans scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the second inning when Reeves once again scored on a passed ball after he reached base via the walk.

The Trojans held the Wildcats scoreless until the top of the fifth inning. The Wildcats scored on four runs on five innings. The Trojans went down 1-2-3 in the bottom half of the inning to secure the win for the Wildcats.

The junior varsity Trojans will be back in action on Thursday night when they host Andalusia beginning at 4:30 p.m.