With 11 runs in the first three innings, HCA left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
An RBI double by Michael Smith, a two-run single by Nathan Casteen, a groundout by Davis Jones, an error, and a two-run double by Spencer Cooke during the first inning and an RBI single by Chance Bryant in the second inning fueled HCA’s offense early.HCA scored seven runs in the first inning to build an early lead.
Smith had an impressive outing against Coastal Christian High School’s lineup. Coastal Christian High School managed just one hit off of the HCA’s pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out four during his two innings of work.
E Marston was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed eight runs in two innings, walked three and struck out two.
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Picture Caption: Mike Smith delivers a strike during Tuesday’s 11-1 Crusader win at Coastal Christian High School in Wilmington.
Next Game: Thursday, April 23 at home vs. Fayetteville Academy.
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