Haralson County scored eleven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday night for a 12-2 home win over the visiting Adairsville Tigers in six innings.
The two teams were scoreless through three innings and both teams scored a single run in the fourth for a 1-1 tie. Adairsville posted another run in the top of the sixth to take a 2-1 advantage, but the Rebels scored eleven times to end the game in the bottom of the inning by run-rule.
The Tigers committed four errors in the contest and the mistakes resulted in seven unearned runs. In the fateful seventh, Haralson County produced eleven runs on a walk, six singles, two doubles, two Tigers’ errors, and a home run.
Adairsville starting pitcher Kyler Pelfrey suffered the loss after throwing five innings. Chase Powell entered in the middle of the sixth inning and retired two Rebels’ batters and gave up six unearned runs.
Taylor Whitley and Hunter Hice both had two hit games for Adairsville. Both also drove in a run. Kyler Pelfrey, Noah Dutton, Sam Seaman, and Justin Green also had hits for the Tigers.
Adairsville is now 9-16 on the season and 4-10 in Region play.
And in a game you heard right here on WBHF, he Cartersville baseball team made short work of visiting Chapel Hill Tuesday at Richard Bell scoring runs in each frame in a 17-4, five-inning, Region 5 4-A victory.
Chapel Hill actually scored first, plating a single run in the top of the first off Canes’ starter Jake Gooch. The Hurricanes’ bats and their offense, however, produced runs with ease to quickly regain the lead 9-1 after two frames.
The Panthers added two more runs in the third to narrow the margin to 9-3, but Cartersville put the game away with seven more runs in the fourth for the eventual rout.
Gooch tossed three frames allowing three runs, just one earned, and striking out five. He gave way to Mason Barnett and Spencer Dickey who combined for two innings and five strikeouts.
Noah Daniel was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate for the Canes. He had one double, scored four runs and drove in three. Spencer Dickey had two hits including a double and two RBIs. Gooch (photo below) added two hits and scored twice. Chandler Tromza doubled with an RBI and Anthony Seigler hit a two-run homer in the fourth, scored two runs, walked once, and drove in three runs.
Cartersville is now 20-6 on the season and 6-2 in region play. The Canes are currently a half game out of first place in the region.
Today in baseball
5:55 Cass at East Paulding
5:55 Woodland vs. Kell
Tomorrow in baseball
5:30 Cartersville at Cedartown
5:55 Cass at Paulding County
5:55 Sonoraville at Adairsville