Walden leads CCS to wins

Jeremy Walden went 5-for-10 at the plate and batted in 7 RBI to lead the Cornerstone Chargers to 3 wins last week.

Walden, a junior, went 3-for-5 with a double and 4 RBI in a 14-0 win over Jefferson Christian last Friday night. The win was the first area win for the Chargers, whoa re now 6-0, on the season.

Ty Youngblood went 1-for-3 with 2 walks and scored 4 runs in the win. Eighth grader Jon Ray got the win, pitching all 6 innings and striking out 15 batters. He allowed only 5 hits.

On Saturday, the Chargers took a double header at Central Christian in Selma.

In the first game, Tray Rasco went 3-for-4 at the plate with 3 RBI and Chris Wills was 2-for-3 with a triple and 3 RBI to lead CCS to a 15-2 win. Walden was 2-for-5 with a triple and 3 RBI and Ben Lee was 2-for-3 with 2 RBI.

Heath Smith pitched 3 innings, striking out 3, walking 2 and allowing 5 hits. Beau Beggs pitched 3 innings and gave up 3 hits.

In the second game, the Chargers claimed a 7-6 win in 8 innings to remain perfect on the season.

Casey Crumpton pitched 4 innings and allowed 3 runs on 4 hits while striking out 2 and walking 2. Smith pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits. Ray got the save, pitching 1 2/3 innings and allowing 1 run on 2 hits.

Karl Martin went 3-for-4 with a triple and 1 RBI and Rasco was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Beggs went 1-for-4.

JCA 5, Lady Chargers 4

The Cornerstone Lady Chargers lost a heartbreaker, 5-4 to Jefferson Christian in 10 innings last Friday night.

The loss was the first for CCS (1-1) who has only played 2 games this season due to inclement weather.

Chesley Hall went 2-for-5 at the plate with 2 RBI on a single and a double. She also walked once and stole a base. Hall drove in the tying run in the top of the seventh inning with a double to score Allison Youngblood and send the game into extra innings.

Youngblood was 1-for-5 with a triple and 2 runs scored and 2 steals on the night. She also committed 2 errors and walked twice.

Celia Martin pitched all 10 innings, facing 46 batters and striking out 15. She also walked 13 and allowed all 5 runs on just 6 hits.

The lady Chargers and the boys will return to action next Tuesday when they travel to Chambers for their second area game of the season