Sequatchie, Boyd-Buchanan, Ooltewah, Walker Valley Post Prep Baseball Wins

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

Sequatchie County 7, Chattanooga Christian 2

The Chattanooga Christian baseball team gave up seven runs in the first four innings on Tuesday, falling to Sequatchie County 7-2.

The Chargers managed just three hits. Levi Corbett had two singles and Zach Mercer had one. 

 Freshman Brandon Mason earned the loss for CCS, giving up seven hits.

Boyd-Buchanan 18, Copper Basin 4

Boyd-Buchanan's Jim Cardwall had five hits in the Bucs 18-4 win over Copper Basin.

  John Hale had four hits and Rance Harden had two.

Colton Parker earned the win for the Bucs on the mound.

Ooltewah 13, Cleveland 3

Ooltewah's Jackson McClain (5-0) earned the pitching win with a 13-3 win over Cleveland in District 5-AAA play. The Owls are 16-7 overall and 9-1 in league play.

Cleveland falls to 10-13, 4-4. The Owls beat the Blue Raiders, 2-1, on Monday.

Kevin Dupree recorded two triples and a home run. Jared Ryan and Mitch Duncan also homered. Logan Fugate, Brody Binder and Jared Davenport each had doubles as the Owls won their sixth straight game.

Walker Valley 9, Bradley Central 6

Walker Valley's Caleb Longley smacked a grand slam in a five-run fourth inning to lead the Mustangs (12-10, 7-3) past Bradley Central (13-6, 6-2) in District 5-AAA action in Cleveland.

Longley went 2-for-4, drove in five runs and scored twice as the Mustangs completed a two-game sweep of the Bears.

Logan Melton went 2-for-3 with a triple and scored twice for Walker Valley.

Jacob Barnes was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs while Jacob Maynard had a hit and two RBIs for Bradley Central.

Chase Prince was the winning pitcher and Kamren Barnes got the save. Bradley's Chris Miller took the loss.


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