Jaguars pick up win before weekend games

FROM STAFF REPORTS

GADSDEN – Eli Copenhaver put together a strong performance on the mound and Carter Sidor drove in two runs at the plate as Spain Park’s baseball team defeated Gadsden City, 6-2, on Thursday, Feb. 27.

The visiting Jaguars (4-3) plated two runs in the top of the third inning and one more in the fourth to stake out a 3-0 lead and never looked back, outhitting Gadsden City by the same 6-2 count as the final score, though the Titans were in striking distance until the Jags added two runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Colton Ledbetter had a hit and a walk and scored a run for SPHS, and Adam Wygle went 1-for-3 at the plate with one walk and one run scored.

Trent Thompson went 1-for-2 with two walks, one run and one RBI; and Conner Eberhardt went 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI.

Copenhaver allowed one run on no hits and three walks while striking out four over five innings.

Jaxson Lucas allowed one run on two hits and two walks while striking out two in two innings of relief.

Spain Park will play both Hueytown and Briarwood on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Briarwood Christian School.