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Clarksville boys drop out of contention with losses to South Boston, Buckingham

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HC runner Taylor Harris slides in ahead of the throw to Clarksville third baseman Jaiden Barker. (David Conner II photo)
SoVaNow.com / July 17, 2013


Clarksville went 0-2 in regional Dixie Boys 14s all-stars action in South Boston at the Day Complex in South Boston.

Halifax County eliminated Clarksville, 15-3, Sunday.

HC scored three runs on two hits in the first inning, adding one on two hits in the second. HC broke it open with a seven-run, eight-hit third, followed by a two-run, two hit fourth and a two-run, one-hit fifth.

Zach Chappell did a fine job on the mound in the win over Clarksville. He allowed three hits and stranded four. Chappell struck out three.

HC had little trouble generating offense.

Colby Pool, Ty Carrington and Ty Winters scored in the first inning for HC. Gecherrio had an RBI groundout, while Clarksville errors contributed to the other HC runs in the first.

HC broke it open in the third inning, scoring seven runs.

Colby Pool belted a two-run double, while Ty Carrington had an RBI double.

Ty Winters also had a run-scoring double and Chappell added a two-run single.

HC added two runs on the fourth. Chappell doubled and scored on a wild pitch. C. Pool had an RBI single.

HC added two more runs in the fifth.

Clarksville struggled in this tournament. Clarksville got an RBI single from Jaiden Barker in the second and another RBI from Aaron Baskerville in the second. Jeffrey Wilkinson had an RBI double in the third inning.

In earlier action, Buckingham throttled Clarksville, 17-2, last Saturday.

Buckingham had seven runs on two hits in the first, and then padded the lead with an eight-run, five-hit fourth inning.

Clarksville managed two hits in the first game and stranded six runners, including two in the second and two in the fourth.

Bradley Peregoy scored both runs for the Clarksville all-stars. He was hit by a pitch and doubled.

Clarksville capitalized on Buckingham errors in the third and fifth innings to add their only runs.





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