Marked Tree falls at home to Ridgefield Christian School

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Marked Treeís Zander Criswell rounds third base as Ridgefield Christianís Jeremiah Walton looks for the ball during baseball action this past Monday in Marked Tree. (DT Photo/Cosmo Cossey)

Marked Tree (0-2) and Ridgefield Christian School (RCS) were tied 3-3 after three innings of play. RCS outscored the Indians 4-2 over the last three innings to take a 7-5 win this past Monday in Marked Tree.

An infield single coupled with a wild pitch, a stolen base and a passed ball gave the Warriors a 1-0 lead after the top half of the first inning. Criswell walked leading off for the Indians as Brennon Honeycutt was hit by a pitch. Eli McCrary flew out as Chaz Simmons singled. Criswell scored on an overthrow during a rundown off of Simmonsís hit to make 1-1. Braden Francis drew a walk, Jackson Parrish was out on the infield fly rule and Jarrett Harssonís fielderís choice forced Simmons out at second to keep the score 1-1 after one. RCS used two hits and a walk to score another run in the top of the second inning to take a 2-1 lead. Marked Tree went down in order in the bottom of the inning as Corey Jacobs and Logan Smith both grounded out and Criswell flew out as the score stayed 2-1 Warriors.

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