Union Daily Times

Jackets fall to Broome 5-4

UNION COUNTY — A game that was tied at the bottom of the ninth ended with the Union County High School Yellow Jackets suffering a narrow 5-4 loss to Broome High School this past Tuesday.

The Yellow Jackets got on the board in the first inning when Yellow Jacket Kaleb Small was hitch by a pitch, driving in a run.

In the second inning, the Yellow Jackets scored three runs, their successful run lead by singles by Yellow Jackets Trey Parks, Princeton Hunter, and Parker Northern. The Jackets would have a total of nine hits during the game including three each by Hunter and Parks compared to a total of eight for Broome.

By the bottom of the fourth inning, however, the game was tied 4-4 when a wild pitch from Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw allowed one run for Broome. Kershaw pitched a total of 3.1 innings during the game, surrendering four runs on four hits and striking out three. Yellow Jacket Rett Wages pitched 5.1 innings allowing four hits and one run while striking out seven.

At the bottom of the ninth inning the score was tied 4-4, but Broome took the lead when one of its players singled on a 3-2 county, scoring one run.

Individual statistics for Tuesday’s game were:

• Yellow Jacket Trey Parks — 4 AB’s, 2 R’s, 3 H’s, 1 RBI, 1 BB

• Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw — 4 AB’s, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter — 4 AB’s, 1 R, 3 H’s, 1 RBI, 1 BB

• Yellow Jacket Parker Northern — 4 AB’s, 1 H, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SO’s

• Yellow Jacket A. McLaren — 2 AB’s

• Yellow Jacket C. Davis — 2 AB’s

• Yellow Jacket K. Small — 3 AB’s, 1 RBI

• Yellow Jacket A. Strickland — 3 AB’s, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 SO’s

• Yellow Jacket P. Threadgill — 2 AB’s, 1 R, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket Rett Wages — 2 AB’s, 2 SO’s

• Yellow Jacket M. Melton — 2 AB’s, 1 H

• Yellow Jacket C. Northern — 1 AB

Individual totals for Tuesday’s game were:

• 33 AB’s

• 4 AB’s

• 9 H’s

• 4 RBI’s

• 4 BB’s

• 8 SO’s

Photo courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Trey Parks runs home to score one of two runs he scored during Tuesday’s game against Broome Parks had 3 hits, 2 runs and 1 RBI during the game. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Broome 5-4.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Trey-Parks.jpgPhoto courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Trey Parks runs home to score one of two runs he scored during Tuesday’s game against Broome Parks had 3 hits, 2 runs and 1 RBI during the game. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Broome 5-4.
Photo courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter had 3 hits, 1 run and 1 RBI during Union County High School’s game against Broome this past Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets fell 5-4 against Broome.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Princeton-Hunter.jpgPhoto courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter had 3 hits, 1 run and 1 RBI during Union County High School’s game against Broome this past Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets fell 5-4 against Broome.
Photo courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw pitched 3.1 innings against Broome this past Tuesday. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell 5-4 against Broome.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_TT-Kershaw.jpgPhoto courtesy of DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw pitched 3.1 innings against Broome this past Tuesday. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell 5-4 against Broome.
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