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Chesy rolls past HSJ

Jim Walker



CHESAPEAKE — A fast start brought a quick end.

Chesapeake scored nine runs in the first inning that helped the Panthers beat the Huntington St. Joe Fighting Irish 11-0 in five innings Thursday.

Jacob Henson singled and Blake Lester walked to start the first inning rally.

After the next two batters were retired, 10 straight batters reached base.

Dakota Hutchison and Jacob Eddy had RBI singles, a wild pitch scored a run, and two walks ensued. Austin Stone had a two-run single, Casey McComas an RBI double, and Henson, Lester and Joe Bias all followed with RBI singles.

The Panthers added a run in the third when Henson singled and Bias double.

In the fourth, Wes Malevenda singled and came home on an error.

Chesapeake (7-9) had 12 hits with Henson going 3-3 and Bias and Eddy 2-3.

Hunt. St. Joe 000 00 = 0 1 3

Chesapeake 901 1x = 11 12 1

Vanston, Armstead (2) and Hankins. Austin Stone IP-3, Derek Morris (IP-2 xx) and Blake Ashworth. W-Stone (IP-3, K-3, BB-1, H-1). Morris (IP-2, K-2). L-Vanston. Hitting-HSJ: Mays 1-2; Chesapeake: Casey McComas 1-3, Jacob Henson 3-3, Blake Lester 1-2, Joe Bias 2-3, Dakota Hutchison 1-3, Jacob Eddy 2-3, Wes Malevenda 1-1, Austin Stone 1-2. 2B-Casey McComas, Joe Bias.