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Junior High Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

April 29, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.

The McDonald County junior high baseball teams swept a doubleheader from Monett on April 23 at McDonald County High School.

The seventh grade improved to 6-1 with a 3-1 win behind the pitching of Chayton Banta and Cael Carlin.

Banta went four innings to get the win while Carlin worked the fifth inning for the save.

Wyatt Gordon had a hit and two RBIs to lead the offense. Carlin had a hit and scored a run, while Banta had the other Mustang hit. J.P. Clarkson and Brodie Roessler both scored a run.

Eighth Grade

Kaleb Chandler went three innings and Hayden Lett worked the final two to lead the eighth grade to a 6-3 win.

Trey Hardin had a hit and scored two runs, while Adidan Spears, Chandler, Tyce Hardin and Marshall Grissom also had hits. Spears, Grissom, Axeton Bateman and Peyton Sebation all scored a run.

The win gives the eighth grade a season record of 3-2.

McDonald County hosted Grove on April 26 and Providence Academy on April 28 before traveling to Neosho on April 29.

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