Spain Park sweeps baseball tripleheader
FROM STAFF REPORTS
The Spain Park High School baseball team defeated Pell City, Alexandria and Carrollton High (Ga.) in high school baseball action Feb. 26.
The Jaguars (6-0) defeated Pell City 7-2.
Alex Close led Spain Park at the plate as he finished 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored.
Marks Abernathy drove in three runs and scored a run in the victory.
Abernathy picked up the win on the mound after striking out seven batters in a complete game.
The Jaguars defeated Alexandria 12-6.
Charlie McPherson led Spain Park at the plate with three hits.
Abernathy and Nathan Brock drove in two runs each. Close scored a team-high four runs.
Spain Park defeated Carrollton High (Ga.) 11-2.
McPherson led the Jaguars at the plate as he finished 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Colton Freeman finished with two hits and three RBIs.
Mikey White went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored. Close finished 1-for-2 and drove in two runs. Carter White went 1-for-4 and scored one run. Paul Angel scored two runs.
Close picked up the win on the mound after giving up one earned run on three hits with five strikeouts and a walk in four innings.
Chris Ellis pitched one scoreless inning. Brock gave up one earned run on three hits with two strikeouts and two walks in two innings.