Both the Henry County High School and the Inman Middle School baseball teams scored impressive wins on Tuesday.
The Patriots went to Clarksville to finish a two-game sweep over Northeast. The Patriots beat the Eagles 12-2 in Paris on Monday before posting a 7-1 win at Clarksville on Tuesday. Henry County is now 16-6 on the season and improved to 9-3 in District 10-AAA games.
Henry County has a game scheduled with Milan at 6:30 tonight. The Patriots are set to play at Riverside at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at Huntingdon at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Inman played host to Union City on Tuesday and rolled to a 10-3 victory. The Bulldogs are now 15-1 on the season. Inman is scheduled to play at Houston County at 5 today.
PATRIOTS 7, EAGLES 1
A five-run rally in the fifth inning propelled the Patriots to their win over the Eagles Tuesday in Clarksville.
Henry County banged out seven hits in the game with Owen Webb turning in three of them. Webb hit a double and a triple while driving in three runs.
Will Norwood and Paxton Pierpoint both smacked doubles. Will Parrish had one base hit, walked three times and stole two bases.
Austin Abbott started and pitched into the sixth inning allowing one run on four hits with three strikeouts. Rick Conroy finished the game allowing one hit and walking one. He had three strikeouts.
BULLDOGS 10, TORNADOES 3
Inman’s potent offense was led by Carter Hedges, who drilled a double among two hits while driving in three runs. Brice Donaldson had three hits with Thomas Conroy hitting a double and a single while knocking in two runs. Isaiah McDonald drove in three runs with two hits.
Drew Beaver, Norman Duncan, Conroy and Brody Flippen all pitched for Inman.