The Ottumwa Courier


July 10, 2013

Seventh-ranked (3A) Chargers sweep Albia; earn SCC baseball crown


“Sometimes in baseball it requires a real mental toughness to handle things,” said Brittain. “Vic is the kind of kid that doesn’t let tough things get to him.”

No. 7 (3A) Chariton (29-4) played at Creston Tuesday as the Courier went to press before returning home to host Saydel Thursday afternoon. The Blue Demons (19-16, 10-10) will not be back in action until Thursday when Albia travels to Cardinal for JV/varsity action.


Monday’s Games

Chariton 7, Albia 1

Char 020 221 0 — 7 6 2

Alb 000 001 0 — 1 5 1

Chariton battery — Charlie Palmer (W, 6-1) (6IP, 5H, R, ER, 9K) and Alex Wright (IP, K), Wright and Austin Ritenour catching.

2B — Austin Peterson, Ben Kinser, Token Hall.

Hits —Ritenour 1-for-1, Peterson 1-for-4, Jordan Baughman 1-for-2, Brett Braida 1-for-3, Kinser 1-for-3, Hall 1-for-2.

RBI — Ritenour 3, Hall.

Runs — Peterson, Wright, T.J. Hockenson 2, Braida, Kinser 2.

Albia battery — Drew Schofield (L, 2-3) (4IP, 3H, 4R, 4ER, 2K, 4BB) and Christian Summers (3IP, 3H, 3R, 2ER, K, 3BB), Daniel Bunnell catching.

2B — Griffin Osing 2.

Hits —Hugh Sinclair 1-for-3, Austin Luse 2-for-3, Osing 2-for-3.

RBI — Osing.

Runs — Luhse.

Chariton 7, Albia 3

Char 000 600 1 — 7 11 2

Alb 200 010 0 — 3 8 3

Chariton battery — Jordan Baughman (W, 4-1) (7IP, 8H, 3R, 2ER, 7K, 3BB), Alex Wright catching.

Hits — Austin Ritenour 1-for-4, Lucas Heaverlo 2-for-4, Austin Peterson 3-for-4, Baughman 3-for-4, Brett Braida 2-for-4.

RBI — Wright 2, Braida.

Runs — Peterson 2, Baughman, Wright, T.J. Hockenson, Braida, Ben Kinser.

Albia battery — Victor Sanders (L, 6-1) (7IP, 11H, 7R, 4ER, 4K), Gabe Gravert catching.

2B — Griffin Osing.

Hits — Hugh Sinclair 1-for-4, Ethan Gray 1-for-4, Brett Leshen 1-for-3, Luse 1-for-4, Osing 2-for-3, Summers 1-for-3, Austin O’Leary 1-for-3.

RBI — Leshen, Osing 2.

Runs — Luse, Gray, Sinclair.

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