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Mustangs Sweep War Eagles in Home-Away Pair

Posted 5/1/19

ATWOOD/HUNTINGDON (April 22-23) — The West Carroll War Eagles and Huntingdon Mustangs played a pair of District 11A baseball contests last week. West Carroll made both games competitive, but …

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Mustangs Sweep War Eagles in Home-Away Pair

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ATWOOD/HUNTINGDON (April 22-23) — The West Carroll War Eagles and Huntingdon Mustangs played a pair of District 11A baseball contests last week. West Carroll made both games competitive, but Huntingdon held on for a pair of four-run victories.

Monday, the War Eagles hosted and had a one-run lead in the middle innings, but the Mustangs gained momentum late for an 11-7 win.

Tuesday, Huntingdon hosted and jumped ahead early, then held off a late West Carroll rally for a 10-6 win.

Huntingdon Mustangs 11, West Carroll War Eagles 7

West Carroll struck first with a run in the bottom of the first. Huntingdon took the lead with five runs in the top of the second, but the War Eagles tied it with four in the home half and regained the lead with a run in the third. The Mustangs took the lead for good with three in the fifth. They added three more in the top of the seventh, and West Carroll plated one in the bottom half.

Mustang Kelby Pearson was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, a walk, three RBIs and two runs scored. Blake Bradley was 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, a run scored and two stolen bases. Hunter Ensley was 2-for-2 with a double, three walks, an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. Cole Edwards was 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and a stolen base. Sam Parrish was 1-for-5 with two RBIs. Bo McLemore was 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base. Konnor Pearson was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Brandon Lawton was 1-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. Brett Huss was 1-for-5 with a double and a run scored.

War Eagle Curt Foster was 1-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored. Tyson Keymon was 1-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base. Antonio Williams and Parker McAfee were each 1-for-4. Zach Heckert was 0-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored. Wyatt Baker was 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored.

Hunter Ensley got the start for Huntingdon, allowing five unearned runs on one hit while striking out six and walking one in two innings. Kelby Pearson earned the win in relief, allowing two unearned runs on three hits while striking out six and walking one in five innings.

Curt Foster started for West Carroll, allowing five earned runs on five hits while striking out two and walking four in two innings. Dylan Cox took the loss in relief, allowing six runs (five earned) on nine hits while striking out one and walking two in five innings.

Mustangs 10, War Eagles 6

Huntingdon took a big lead with four runs in the bottom of the first, a pair in the second and one in the fourth. West Carroll got on the board with three in the top of the fifth, but the Mustangs matched that in the home half. The War Eagles pulled closer with two runs in the sixth and one in the seventh.

Mustang Sam Parrish was 2-for-3 with a double and five RBIs. Bo McLemore was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Brett Huss was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored. Hunter Ensley was 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base. Blake Bradley was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Cole Edwards was 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Reed Jones was 1-for-4 with an RBI. Konnor Pearson was 0-for-1 with a walk, a run scored and a stolen base.

War Eagle P.J. Winberry was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Zach Heckert was 1-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and a stolen base. Tyson Keymon was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Devin Nash was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Wyatt Baker was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. Curt Foster was 1-for-4 with an RBI. Antonio Williams was 1-for-4.

Sam Parrish earned the complete-game win for Huntingdon, allowing six runs (two earned) on eight hits while striking out five and walking two.

Devin Nash took the loss for West Carroll, allowing six earned runs on five hits while striking out one and walking three in two innings. P.J. Winberry pitched the last four frames, allowing four runs (one earned) on five hits while striking out one and walking one.

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