Signal Mountain Opens With 4-2 Baseball Win Over East Ridge

Friday, March 14, 2014 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

Signal Mountain defeated East Ridge on Thursday night, 4-2, as Jake Carmichael and Garrett Hensley each had two hits and Levi Glasscock turned in a solid four-inning pitching performance.

One of Hensley’s hits was a run-scoring double to right-center field in the sixth inning.

Glasscock went four innings and gave up five hits and one earned run as the Eagles won their season-opening game. Garland Wood threw three innings of one-hit relief with five strikeouts to preserve the win.

East Ridge’s Reinche threw a complete game, giving up seven hits and striking out three. All four runs allowed by Reinche were earned.

Broetzman had two hits, including a double, and one RBI for the Pioneers (0-2) and Culpepper also had two hits.

Signal Mountain plays Heritage High School  on Saturday to play Pope John Paul II at 4 p.m. The Pioneers’ next action is a two-game series against District 6-AA rival Brainerd on Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m.

(Contributed by William Dowling, a senior baseball player at Signal Mountain High School. His coverage of the Eagles’ baseball team this season serves as a senior project.)


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