CCS Baseball Takes 9-1 Win Over Bledsoe County

Friday, March 21, 2014

A seven-run explosion in the second inning spurred Chattanooga Christian to a 9-1 win in seven innings over Bledsoe County at Sequatchie County on Friday.

Zach Mercer racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Chargers. He singled in the first and second innings.

Austin Nicely held Bledsoe County hitless over 3 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out seven.

Mac Cochran got the win for Chargers. He allowed one run over three innings. He struck out one, walked one and surrendered one hit.

Standifer was the game's losing pitcher. In 4 2/3 innings, he walked two, struck out none, and allowed one run.

The bottom of the first saw the Chargers take an early lead, 1-0.

(Story from Narrative Science and GameChanger Media.)


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