Dual-threat carries the Bulldogs past Baconton Charter
The 2016 Trion Bulldogs Baseball beat Baconton Charter 7-4 Wednesday behind both the bat and the arm of Gabe Howell.
Howell led the 2016 Trion Bulldogs Baseball’s offensive threat, as he got on base four times in the game. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He singled in the first inning and homered in the second inning.
Baconton Charter couldn’t get anything going as long as Howell was pitching. Howell held Baconton Charter hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two.
The 2016 Trion Bulldogs Baseball didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the first inning when they scored on a single by Malik Martin.
The 2016 Trion Bulldogs Baseball piled on three more runs in the top of the third. A single by Tyler Gill ignited the offense.
After pushing across three runs in the bottom of the fifth, Baconton Charter faced just a 7-4 deficit. A two-run double by Morgan and a sacrifice fly by Culp sparked Baconton Charter ‘s rally. Finally, Drew Williams got Smithwick to ground out to end the threat.
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