ORAN - The Oran Eagles baseball team used a big sixth inning to get past the visiting Kelly Hawks on Thursday, 8-5.
With the contest tied 4-4 heading into the bottom of the sixth, Oran plated four runs in the inning to put away the Hawks.
Tyler Beardslee had the big offensive day for the Eagles, going 2-for-3 with a home run and 3 RBIs. Austin Dumey also had two hits for the Eagles and picked up the win on the mound for the Eagles. Chase Seyer was second on the club with 2 RBIs for Oran.
Dallas Tew led Kelly with two hits. Caleb Daughhetee took the loss for the Hawks.
Oran (16-4) travels to Chaffee today with first pitch slated for 4 p.m.
WP - Austin Dumey
LP - Caleb Daughhetee
HR - Tyler Beardslee (O)
2B - Caleb Seyer (O), Chase Seyer (O)
Multiple hitters - Kelly: Dallas Tew 2-3, Oran: Dumey 2-3, Beardslee 2-3.
Records - Oran 16-4
The Charleston Bluejays baseball team won their fourth game in a row and five of six, with a 15-7 home win over the Hayti Indians.
The Bluejays pounded out 14 hits and Jamie Barber picked up his first varsity win in relief.
Tommy Starr and John Robert Goodin each had three hits apiece for Charleston. Starr drove in two runs and scored four runs, while Goodin led Charleston with 4 RBIs and scored three runs.
Paul Johnson hit a triple for one of his two hits and scored three runs for the Bluejays. Brink Naile also had two hits for Charleston and scored four runs.
Colin Gilooly rounded out the multiple hitters for Charleston (9-11) with two hits and plated three runs.
Josh Marshall and Chase McClendon each had a hit and drove in a run for the Bluejays. Nick Johnson did not recorded a hit but did drive in two runs on the afternoon.
Charleston head coach Chris Stanfield stated that kudos should go out to Charleston park director Mike Mcilry for having the field in top form this week. The Bluejays had three games schedule this week and got them all in despite the rainy conditions stated Stanfield.