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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

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Comet JV baseball team thrashes Gretna

SoVaNow.com / March 18, 2013
The HCHS JV baseball team routed Gretna, 28-0, in official spring season action Thursday.

The Comets struck for three runs in the first inning, followed by a 19-run eruption in the second inning, and a ten-run third. Halifax added three runs in the fourth.

The Comets finished with 20 hits.

Gretna had eight errors to one for HCHS, while the Hawks had three hits.

Halifax had contributors spread across the lineup.

Trip Womack delivered a game-changing day, going 4-for-5 with seven RBI and three runs scored.

Leadoff hitter Jake Hughes had a three-for-four day, with five RBI and two walks. Tanner Bennett went one-for-two with three runs scored, with an RBI.

Tripp Bennett had a strong outing, going three-for-five, with four RBI and three runs scored. Dustin Fears was one-for-two with three runs scored and an RBI.

Colby Grissom went one-for-two with a pair of RBI. Ben Majors walked twice and scored three runs. Kelonte Gutrich went two-for-five with one RBI and three runs scored.

Hughes stroked a pair of doubles, while Tripp Bennett, Fears and Arthur Watts (3-4, two RBI, four runs scored) also had doubles.

Tripp Bennett pitched, allowing three hits and eight strikeouts, with no walks, in a sparkling mound performance. Bennett threw 62 pitches, 46 for strikes.


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