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Raiders fall to Forrest, Middle Tenn. Christian

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm

03-17-16 BBH MCHS Raiders LOGOThe Moore County High School baseball team lost 9-7 to Middle Tennessee Christian School on Monday in Murfreesboro, despite outhitting MTCS nine to five.

MCHS senior Will Slatten had a pair of extra-base hits in the loss. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the fifth and seventh innings to finish 3-for-3 on the day, with four runs scored. Slatten walked once.

Moore County held a 3-2 lead after three innings, before the Cougars tied the game with a single run in the bottom of the fourth. After the Raiders reclaimed the lead with a lone run in the top of the fifth inning, Middle Tennessee Christian School plated six runs in the bottom half to again take the lead.

Moore County struck for three runs in the top of the seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Cougars big fifth.

Mason Henshaw took the loss for the Raiders. He allowed seven runs in four innings, walked five and struck out four.

The top of the first saw the Raiders take an early lead, 1-0. Slatten singled to ignite the Moore County offense. A stolen base then moved him from first to second.

It didn’t take long for Middle Tennessee Christian to answer as it scored two runs of its own in the first. In the fifth, MTCS scored six runs on an error, a groundout and two singles.

In the seventh inning, the Raiders pushed across three runs to cut into the lead.  An RBI double by Logan Burt, an error and a walk by Lee Huffer sparked the MCHS rally. But MTCS got out of the inning and ended the game by getting Tanner Womble to strike out.

Sammy Adcock and Burt were both 2-for-4 on the day; Clay Burnett and Zach Hannah each added a hit as well.

Forrest 13, MCHS 1

Moore County mustered just four hits in a 13-1 lost to Forrest on Tuesday, April 19.

Mason Henshaw took the loss for MCHS. He allowed 12 runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out two.

The lone run of the game for the Raiders crossed the plate in the first inning on a sacrifice fly by Sammy Adcock.

Forrest increased its lead with six runs in the second.

Clay Burnett and Zach Hannah had one hit each for MCHS, while Will Slatten went 2-for-3. Burnett scored Moore County’s only run thanks to Adcock’s sac fly.

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