Chelsea takes second in pool play

Published 2:43 pm Saturday, March 2, 2013


The Chelsea Hornets softball team split their two games to take second in pool play at the Spain Park Jaguar Classic March 1.

Chelsea defeated Bob Jones 8-7 while completing a rally in the bottom half of the final inning.

The Hornets were held in check in their second pool play game against McAdory in a 3-2 loss. McAdory took a 3-0 lead in the second before Chelsea scored in the fourth.

Alex Smithson led off the Chelsea fourth with a double and stole third before scoring on a McAdory error to cut the deficit to 3-1. JoJo Johnson led off the fifth with a triple down the first baseline and was brought home on a McKenzie Bryant sacrifice fly for the 3-2 final score.

Smithson and Johnson each finished 1-for-3 with a run scored. Alexis Eisenberg took the loss for Chelsea pitching an inning and two-thirds while allowing three runs on five hits.