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Heritage wins, Trinity falls on diamond


  • By Doug Gorman
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  • Mar. 27, 2019 - 3:13 PM


The Heritage Hawks scored in every inning and quickly turned the game into  an easy victory, rolling to a 15-0 decision in a game called after four innings.

Heritage outhit Notre Dame 13-1 and took advantage of six Notre Dame errors en route to the win.

After taking a 6-0 lead after three innings, the Hawks blew the game open with nine runs in the fourth inning.

Jacob Rochester ripped a homer for the Hawks as part of the offensive explosion and finished with two RBIs.

Jacob Cackett led the way with three RBIs.

Jon Jon Williams, Hershall Smith and Jay Chapman also drove in two runs.

William Booth, William Bryant, Luke Stoffle and Henry Arnall each drove in a run.

Bryant, Cackett, Rochester, and Williams each had doubles.

Thomas Gray and Stoffle combined to shut down Notre Dame from the mound.

The duo threw two innings each. Stoffle had four strikeouts and Gray finished with three.

Hawks 15, Irish 0

Heritage           321 9— 15 13 0

Notre Dame  000 0—0 1   6

W— Thomas Gray

L—Andrew Brautigan

HR—Jacob Rochester

Trinity drops region game: The Trinity Lions fell behind early against Wesleyan on the road  Tuesday and could never catch up, losing the game 5-1.

Wesleyan scored twice in the first inning to set control of the game.

After Shep Hancock drove in the only run of the game for the Lions in the top of the fourth with a home run  to cut the lead to 2-1, Wesleyan scored once in the bottom of the fourth and added two more insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Both teams finished the game with five hits each.

Lead-off hitter Maury Weaver finished with two hits for the Lions.

Thomas Cordier also had two hits, including a double.

In addition to his homer, Hancock struck out nine and walked nine in five innings of work from the mound.

Lions 5, Wolves 1

Trinity          000 100 0—1 5 3

Wesleyan  200 102 X—5 5 1

W—Wyatt Copeland

L—Shep Hancock

HR—Shep Hancock