MCHS vs. Cannon County – April 30
Cannon County quickly gained the lead in Friday’s game, and though the Raiders tried, they still fell short. The final score was 12-9, and the Raiders were the first to get on the board. Ryder Morey scored after Chris Martin popped out to the centerfielder. A phenomenal second inning from Canon County saw them score 11 runs and increase the score to a lofty 11-1. They got to 12 in the third inning, but the Raiders managed to keep them at bay for the remainder of the game. The second run from Moore County came in the bottom of the fourth inning from Gage Burt. Hayden Cooper got the score to three shortly thereafter, but the Raiders’ best inning was the fifth. Ryder Morey scored again on an error by the pitcher, which gave Kaden White the chance to get to third. Martin grounded out while White nabbed the team’s fifth run, and after a home run from Austin Kirby, he, Burt, and Donnie Pearson were able to follow him home and get the score to 12-8. In the sixth inning, Martin doubled on a line drive, letting White transition from second to home base. This would be the final score of the game.
MCHS vs. Lincoln County – May 3
The Raiders suffered another loss with they fell to Lincoln County 15-5 on Monday. Moore was the first to get on the board with a run from Ryder Morey. Lincoln quickly took the lead by scoring three in the first inning, but the Raiders returned the favor when Gage Burt and Keller Morey both scored in the second inning, tying the game at three. Lincoln County scored yet another three in the next inning, and they would maintain the lead throughout the rest of the game. They brought their tally to nine by the end of the fourth inning. Kaden White and Kyler Parker scored back-to-back in the fifth inning, but Lincoln County ran away with the lead by scoring two in the bottom of the fifth and four in the bottom of the sixth. The Raiders’ record now sits at 14-7-3.