Chelsea splits doubleheader with Leeds

Chelsea High School junior Eli Bashour swings at a pitch in a game against Leeds in a doubleheader March 2. (Contributed/Cari Dean)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Chelsea High School baseball team split a doubleheader with Leeds in high school baseball action March 2.

The Hornets (6-2) dropped the opener 6-3.

Eli Bashour led Chelsea at the plate as he finished 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Jake Campbell took the loss on the mound after giving up five runs, including three earned runs, on three hits with 11 strikeouts and a walk in 6 2/3 innings.

Reliever Davis Shoemaker gave up one run on one hit before recording the final out.

Chelsea pounded Leeds 17-1 after racking up 14 hits in the nightcap.

Joey Mock led the Hornets at the plate as he finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.

Campbell went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Davis Shoemaker finished 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs. Carey Emmerke went 2-for-4 with a triple and a double. Emmerke drove in two runs and scored two runs.

Drew Kennedy finished 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Roddy went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Bashour finished 1-for-3 with three RBIs and a run scored. Justen Moore finished with three RBIs and a run scored.

Emmerke picked up the win on the mound after giving up one unearned run on five hits with five strikeouts and three walks in four innings. Jackson Hyde didn’t allow a hit and struck out one batter in one inning in relief.