The Crossett Middle School Eagles are still undefeated after another win against the Drew Central Pirates in Monticello last week.
In the top of the first, Jaylan Brown walked and was knocked in by Cooper Williams to give the CMS Eagles a 1-0 lead.
The Eagles didn’t allow the Pirates to score in the bottom of the first, and neither team scored in the second inning.
In the top of the third, the Eagles got their bats rattling. Levi Taylor hit a single and Jaylan Brown moved him to second and reached first base on error. Stetson Bishop stepped up and hit a triple that brought both Taylor and Brown home for a 3-nothing lead.
Chase Golden hit a fielder’s choice grounder that brought Bishop in, but got another Eagle runner out at second base.
Brady Holt hit a double to knock Golden in for a 5-0 CMS Eagle lead.
In the bottom of the fourth, Drew Central finally got a run across. Pitcher, Golden, walked a batter and after an in field throwing error that runner got to home plate.
The CMS Eagles pulled it together and didn’t let any more runs across and came in to bat for the final inning.
In the bottom of the fifth, Cooper Williams hit a single and was knocked in by
Lane Ferguson for the final Eagle score, 6-1.
Golden pitched all five innings with 12 strikeouts and no hits.
The CMS Eagles are scheduled to play in Norphlet tomorrow night against El Dorado and will play their last home game Monday night at the Crossett Sports Complex.