UCHS falls to Greer, Mauldin

By: Staff Report
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Garrison Hendrix is ready to send one across home plate during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter hits one of his 2 RBI’s for the night during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland sends the ball out into the field during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Wilile Jeter prepares to throw the ball he just caught during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland is ready to catch the ball during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Parker Northern runs for first base after making a hit in Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.

UNION COUNTY — A game that saw them behind in one inning then tied in the next then behind in the one after that and then taking the lead in another before losing it again in the final inning saw the Union County High School Yellow Jackets fall 7-6 to Greer.

Tuesday’s game began with neither team scoring the first inning then Greer took the lead in the second with two runs making it 2-0.

In the third inning, however, UCHS got on the board with three runs but Greer tied it up with another run leaving the score at 3-3.

The fourth inning saw Greer regain the lead with another run leaving the score at 4-3.

The Yellow Jackets came back in the fifth inning to take the lead with three runs, but while Greer also scored a run UCHS remained on top 6-5.

The sixth inning was scoreless and UCHS retained the lead going into the seventh inning, but could not hang on as Greer scored two more runs to gain a 7-6 win.

Statistics

Individual statistics for Tuesday’s game were:

Lineup

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

• Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw — 4 AB’s, 2 R’s, 3 H’s,

• Yellow Jacket P. Hunter — 4 AB’s, 2 R’s, 2 H’s, 2 RBI’s

• Yellow Jacket P. Northern — 3 AB’s, 1 R’s

• Yellow Jacket A. McLaren — 4 B’s, 1 H, 1 RBI

• Yellow Jacket K. Small — 2 AB’s, 1 R, 1 H, 1 RBI, 1 BB

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

• Yellow Jacket M. Melton — 3 AB’s

• Yellow Jacket M. Purdie — 1 AB

• Yellow Jacket R. Wages — 1 BB

• Yellow Jacket G. Hendrix — 1 AB

Pitching

• Yellow Jacket K. Small — 2.2 IP, 3 H’s, 3 R’s, 7 BB’s

• Yellow Jacket R. Wages — 1.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R’s, 4 BB’s, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket G. Hendrix — 2.1 IP, 3 H’s, 2 R’s, 2 ER’s, 2 BB’s, 2 SO’

• Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw — 2 BB’s

Mauldin

While Tuesday’s game with Greer was a tight one, Thursday’s game with Mauldin was anything but with the Yellow Jackets falling 8-2.

The first two innings were scoreless, but that changed dramatically in the third inning when Mauldin scored 5 runs to take a lead they never relinquished for the remainder of the game.

UCHS got on the board with a run in the fourth inning but would not score again until the sixth inning when the Yellow Jackets scored their second and last run of the evening.

Mauldin did not score another run until the sixth inning as well, but then proceeded to pad their lead with three more runs to leave the score at 8-2 where it remained through the end of the game.

Statistics

Individual statistics for Thursday’s game were:

Lineup

• Yellow Jacket T. Parks — 2 AB’s, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket A. McLaren — 1 AB, 1 SO

• Yellow T. Kershaw — 2 AB’s, 1 R, 1 BB

• Yellow P. Hunter — 3 AB’s, 1 R, 2 H’s

• Yellow P. Northern — 3 AB’s, 2 H, 1 RBI

• Yellow Jacket W. Jeter — 3 AB’s, 1 H, 1 RBI

• Yellow Jacket W. Melton — 1 AB, 1BB

• Yellow Jacket T. Betenbaugh — 1 AB

• Yellow Jacket C. Davis — 2 AB

• Yellow Jacket C. Northern — 1 AB

• Yellow Jacket T. Hill — 2 AB, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket K. Small — 1 AB

• Yellow Jacket P. Threadgill — 3 AB

Pitching

• Yellow Jacket T. Kershaw — 3.0 IP, 3 H’s, 5 R’s, 5 ER’s, 6 BB’s, 2 SO’s

• Yellow Jacket M. Purdie — 2.0 IP, 2 H’s, 1 BB, 1 SO

• Yellow Jacket P. Northern — 2.0 IP, 3 H’s, 3 R’s, 2 ER’s, 2 BB’s, 1 SO

For more about the Union County High School Yellow Jackets Baseball Team see upcoming editions of The Union Times and visit our website (www.uniondailytimes.com) and Facebook page.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Garrison Hendrix is ready to send one across home plate during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Garrison-Hendrix.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Garrison Hendrix is ready to send one across home plate during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter hits one of his 2 RBI’s for the night during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Princeton-Hunter-1.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Princeton Hunter hits one of his 2 RBI’s for the night during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland sends the ball out into the field during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Aiden-Strickland.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland sends the ball out into the field during Tuesday’s game against Greer. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Greer 7-6 in Tuesday’s game.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Wilile Jeter prepares to throw the ball he just caught during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Willie-Jeter.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Wilile Jeter prepares to throw the ball he just caught during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland is ready to catch the ball during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Aiden-Strickland-2.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Aiden Strickland is ready to catch the ball during Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.

Photo by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Parker Northern runs for first base after making a hit in Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Parker-N.jpgPhoto by DeeDee Owens McDade Yellow Jacket Parker Northern runs for first base after making a hit in Thursday’s game against Mauldin. The Union County High School Yellow Jackets fell to Mauldin 8-2 in Thursday’s game.
Scores were 7-6 on Tuesday and 8-2 on Thursday

Staff Report