The team played a solid game with a lot of offense.
Haslett 4 – Charlotte 8
Jadyn Smuts earned the W on the mound. He pitched 5 innings, recorded 8 strikeouts, and only gave up 1 earned run. Eann Spotts came in to relieve and threw 2 innings, struck out 3, and gave up 1 earned run.
Eann Spotts 3-4, 1 RBI, 1R
Cutler Brandt 2-3, 2 RBI, 2R
Landon Jackson 2-3, 1 RBI, 1R
Greyson Seavolt 1-3, 1 RBI, 2 R
Aiden Laverty 1-3, 1 RBI
Christian Powers 1-4, 2 RBI
After falling behind 2-0 in the first inning the Orioles battled their way back. They scored 1 run in the 2nd, 1 run in the 5th, and then Greyson Seavolt had a walk-off hit to drive in Cutler Brant in the bottom of the 7th.
Nathan Penfield started the game with a 28-pitch inning. But, after getting settled in he completed the next 6 innings with only 57 more pitches, averaging less than 10 pitches an inning! Nate continuously improved as the game went on with 3 of his 5 strikeouts coming in the 7th inning, which put an exclamation point on what ended up being one of his most impressive outings.
Seavolt 2-3, 1 RBI
Penfield 2-3, 1RBI
Cutler Brandt and Max Powell 2 SB, each leading to a run.
Charlotte Varsity Baseball is now 6-2 on the season.
Varsity’s next doubleheader is at home vs ER on Tuesday, April 25.