Thursday, April 27, 2017
Tri Jr/Sr High School
North Decatur High School
North Decatur Chargers Varsity Loses Lead Early In Defeat
North Decatur Chargers Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 16-5 loss to Tri on Thursday. Tri took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
Tri took an early lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by Tyler Walterman scored two runs for Tri.
North Decatur Chargers Varsity scored five runs in the fifth inning. North Decatur Chargers Varsity scored on a fielder’s choice by Alex Stirn, a double by Cameron Adams, and a single by Tyler Baur.
Tri scored seven runs in the fourth inning. Tri’s big inning was driven by a single , a single by M Rottinghaus, a walk by D Stevens, a walk , and a double by E Bilby.
P Wooten earned the win for Tri. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs, five hits, and striking out seven. Walterman took the loss for North Decatur Chargers Varsity. He pitched three innings, giving up six runs, and four hits.
North Decatur Chargers Varsity had six hits in the game. Cory Fasbinder and Adams each collected multiple hits for North Decatur Chargers Varsity. Adams and Fasbinder each collected two hits to lead North Decatur Chargers Varsity.
Tri collected ten hits. Bilby, Rottinghaus, and J Jackson each collected multiple hits for Tri. Bilby led Tri with three runs batted in. He went 3-for-3 on the day. Tri was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Bilby had the most chances in the field with nine.