Saturday, May 9, 2015
Crawford County High School
Eastern High School (Pekin)
Eastern Musketeers Varsity jumped out to an early lead on Crawford County and captured a 14-4 victory on Saturday at Eastern.
The game was decided quickly as Eastern Musketeers Varsity exerted its will early with eight runs in the first three innings.
A two-run single by Hayden Woolsey and a three-run home run by Brant B. Stewart in the first inning and a steal of home by Dalton Peacock, a steal of home by Leif Edlin, and a passed ball during the second inning helped Eastern Musketeers Varsity put some runs on the board early.
Woolsey racked up five RBIs on three hits for Eastern Musketeers Varsity.
Eastern Musketeers Varsity easily handled Crawford County pitching as six hitters combined for 14 hits, 10 RBIs and 13 runs scored.
Three runs in the top of the second helped Crawford County close its deficit to 5-3. An RBI double by Wright, a groundout by Satterfield, and a steal of home by Wright sparked Crawford County’s rally. Austin Roberts ended the inning by getting Kanappel to strike out.
Eastern Musketeers Varsity quickly matched Crawford County’s strong inning with a three-run inning of its own in the second.
It didn’t take long for Eastern Musketeers Varsity to answer as it scored four runs of its own in the fourth. Eastern Musketeers Varsity scored on a two-run double by Woolsey, a groundout by Coty Estes, and an RBI single by B. Stewart.
Eastern Musketeers Varsity increased its lead with two runs in the fifth. Woolsey’s single got things going, plating Jordan Eberle. That was followed up by Austin Roberts’ single, bringing home Tyler Churchman.