WSN baseball falls

Published 10:27 am Wednesday, April 1, 2009

By Staff
From staff reports
Six errors for the W.S. Neal Eagles led to a 6-2 area loss to defending 4A state baseball champion Jackson Monday night at home.
The loss dropped the Eagles to 8-5 overall and to 0-1 in area play.
The Eagles’ six errors led to five runs for the Aggies as they defeated the Eagles by four.
William Shell took the loss on the mound for the Eagles.
Shell went seven innings and allowed six runs (one earned) on four hits, and walked four.
Jackson held a 2-0 lead over the Eagles after scoring one run in the third inning and one in the top of the fifth.
The Eagles added one run in the bottom of the fifth inning to cut the lead to 2-1.
Jackson quickly added two runs in the top of the sixth to take a 4-1 lead and added two runs in the top of the seventh inning to grab a 6-1 lead.
The Eagles added two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but it was not enough as Jackson claimed the 6-2 win.
Christian Purvis was 1-for-2 for the Eagles with a double and Reid Johnson was 1-for-3 with a double to lead the Eagles.
Dodson Herrington had two RBIs to lead W.S. Neal and Logan Williamson was 1-for-2.
Taylor Cash was 1-for-3 for the Eagles in the loss with one RBI.
W.S. Neal was set to travel to Jackson on Tuesday for a double header against the Aggies before taking on B.C. Rain in Mobile for another area game on Thursday at 5 p.m.
B.C. Rain is set to come to East Brewton on Friday for a doubleheader area game.
Game time is set for 4 p.m. at W.S. Neal Eagle field.

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