Last updated: March 24. 2014 3:46PM - 658 Views
By Suzanna Brabant Contributing Writer



#23 Bailey Chapman successfully stealing third base in 3/11/14 game against Clinton County.
#23 Bailey Chapman successfully stealing third base in 3/11/14 game against Clinton County.
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The Bulldogs have had a rough week and a half. Two players are hurt: #14 Pitcher Chance Asberry, who pulled a muscle in his hip, and #8 Bailey Anderson and may be sitting out the the rest of the season. After opening the season with a 4-2 win against Clay County on March 10th and a 7-5 win against Jackson County on March 11th, the Bulldogs lost the next seven games, including two double headers against Westmoreland on March 21st and Community High School on March 22nd.


On March 13, 2014, the Bulldogs had a rematch with Jackson County. Despite 13 hits and 9 runs, they lost 9-13 in seven innings. In the top of the second inning, a single by Dustin Bergdorff brought in Nick Deckard and gave the Bulldogs the early lead. They scored another two runs in the third inning, four in the fourth inning, one in the fifth and one in the seventh. Jackson County came back with four runs in the third inning, four in the fourth, one in the fifth and four in the sixth.


Skylar Holden was 2-2 at bat. He singled in the second and fifth innings. Brince Crouch took the loss for the Bulldogs. He walked three, struck out four and allowed four runs in 2.2 innings.


On March 15, the Bulldogs lost 4-14 to Mount Juliet Christian Academy. With seven hits and five errors, the Bulldogs scored two runs in the first and second innings. On 14 hits and no charged errors, Mt. Juliet Christian scored three runs in the first inning, six in the second and five in the fourth. Logan Hewitt was charged with the loss. He allowed nine runs in two innings, walked three and struck out one.


On March 18th, the Bulldogs lost 2-12 to Clinton County. The Bulldogs scored two runs on four hits and had three errors. Clinton County scored twelve runs on fourteen hits and had no errors. Two runs in the bottom of the third put the Bulldogs on the board. RBI singles by Cole Dziekiewicz and Nick Deckard set off a brief Bulldog rally which unfortunately ended with the inning. Chance Asberry took the loss for the Bulldogs. He allowed six runs in three innings and struck out five.

On March 21st, the Bulldogs played a double header against Westmoreland. They lost both games: 2-14 and 2-10. In the first game, the Bulldogs got two runs on four hits and one error. Westmoreland gained an early lead with a six-run rally on four doubles in the first inning. They scored runs in the second and third innings and then had another six-run rally in the fourth. An RBI double by Nick Deckard put the Bulldogs on the score board and a steal of home by Justin Bergdorff gave the Bulldogs their second run. Logan Hewitt took the loss with fifteen hits, two walks, four strikeouts, fourteen runs allowed and 8 earned runs allowed.
In the second game, with one hit and no errors, the Bulldogs scored two runs in the third inning. With sixteen hits and no errors, Westmoreland scored one run in the first inning, seven in the third that started with an RBI double and two in the fifth for a total of ten runs. Brince Crouch took the loss for the Bulldogs with sixteen hits, three walks, five strikeouts and ten runs allowed in six innings.
On March 22nd, the Bulldogs played a double header against Community High School. They lost the first game 3-13 to Community. Nick Deckard took the loss for the Bulldogs. He allowed nine runs in four innings, walked one and struck out one. In batting, though, Deckard finished 2-2 at the plate.


 
 
 
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