Varsity Baseball · Eastern (Pekin) Can’t Catch Up To Clarksville


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Eastern (Pekin) watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 10-5 loss to Clarksville on Thursday. Clarksville scored on a single by Webster Walls, an error, and an error in the first inning.
Clarksville fired up the offense in the first inning, when Walls singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Eastern (Pekin) notched three runs in the seventh inning. Eastern (Pekin) offense in the inning came from a single by Ryan Adamson and a double by Payton Miller.
Clarksville scored four runs in the third inning. Austin Grant, Jacob Cummings, Clayton Christie, and Devon Waxler all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Cummings was the winning pitcher for Clarksville. He went seven innings, allowing five runs on eight hits and striking out one.
Miller took the loss for Eastern (Pekin). He surrendered seven runs on five hits over two innings, striking out three.
Eastern (Pekin) tallied eight hits. Miller and Adamson each managed multiple hits for Eastern (Pekin). Miller led Eastern (Pekin) with three hits in four at bats.
Clarksville collected ten hits. Walls, Ashton Lilly, Waxler, and Dee Shelton all had multiple hits for Clarksville.