Monday, May 22, 2017
North Decatur High School
Jac-Cen-Del High School
North Decatur Chargers Varsity Goes Down On Final Play Against Jac-Cen-Del
It came down to the last play, but North Decatur Chargers Varsity was on the wrong end of a 7-6 defeat to Jac-Cen-Del on Monday. The game was tied at six with Jac-Cen-Del batting in the bottom of the eighth when there was an error, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, North Decatur Chargers Varsity did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Jac-Cen-Del had 12 hits on the way to victory.
North Decatur Chargers Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Cory Fasbinder’s sac fly scored one run for North Decatur Chargers Varsity.
After North Decatur Chargers Varsity scored one run in the top of the second, Jac-Cen-Del answered with one of their own. North Decatur Chargers Varsity scored when Matthew Drockelman uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run. Jac-Cen-Del then answered when Connor Troops grounded out, scoring one run.
Jac-Cen-Del knotted the game up at six in the bottom of the sixth inning. Ben Harlemert drove in one when he doubled in the sixth inning.
North Decatur Chargers Varsity scored three runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Fasbinder and a single by Tyler Baur.
Jac-Cen-Del scored four runs in the third inning. The big inning for Jac-Cen-Del came thanks to a double and a single by Troops.
Drockelman earned the win for Jac-Cen-Del. He tossed five innings, surrendering six runs, seven hits, and striking out six. Cameron Adams took the loss for North Decatur Chargers Varsity. He threw one-third of an inning, surrendering four runs, and three hits.
Alex Stirn started the game for North Decatur Chargers Varsity. He threw two innings, allowing one run, one hit, striking out two, and walking one.
Stirn, Baur, and Fasbinder each collected multiple hits for North Decatur Chargers Varsity. Fasbinder went 2-for-3 at the plate as he led the team with three runs batted in.
Harlemert and Reuben Benham each collected multiple hits for Jac-Cen-Del. Harlemert went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Jac-Cen-Del in hits.