Trousdale County’s baseball team had a busy four-day stretch to close last week, playing six games and coming away with four victories.
After getting rained out on March 19-20, the Jackets welcomed Red Boiling Springs to town for a doubleheader on March 21. Trousdale would win both games, moving its winning streak against the district-rival Bulldogs to 19 games.
In the opener, the Jackets scored five runs in the first inning, five in the second and four in the third to finish with a 14-0, five-inning win.
Senior Logan Hewitt went 2-for-2 at the plate with three RBIs and also scored a run. Hewitt also earned the win on the mound, recording five strikeouts and giving up one hit in two innings of work.
Senior Hunter Ford had three hits, with the Jackets getting a pair of hits each from sophomore Ben Chumley and freshman Elijah Henderson. Senior Logan Calhoun and sophomores Will Holder and Kobe Ford also had hits.
In the nightcap, Trousdale scored in each inning, capping the game with a seven-run fifth to down the Bulldogs 22-1 in five innings.
Hunter Ford went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and scored a pair of runs for coach Travis Humes’ team. Holder added three hits and Chumley had two, while Calhoun, Hewitt, Henderson and freshman Taylor Ellis each added a hit for the Jackets.
Sophomore Kobe Pridemore was the winning pitcher, striking out four and allowing no hits.
The doubleheader sweep puts the Jackets at 2-0 in District 6-A play.
Trousdale County next played over the weekend at the Wilson County Invitational, winning two of four games.
On Friday afternoon, the Jackets blanked USN 7-0 in a game played at Lebanon High.
Junior Dyson Satterfield went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored to lead the Jackets. Chumley, Henderson, Pridemore and freshman Bradley Blair also had hits.
Hewitt was dominant on the mound, recording 14 strikeouts and allowing just two hits in six innings of work.
Late that evening, the Jackets faced tournament host Lebanon and managed just six hits in an 11-1 loss to the Blue Devils. Hunter Ford and Satterfield each had a pair of hits, while Chumley and Pridemore had the other two.
On Saturday, Trousdale County earned a hard-fought 10-9 victory over Woodridge (Ohio) as Pridemore went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Chumley added two hits while Calhoun, Hewitt, Holder and sophomore Chandler Barton each had one hit.
Later that afternoon, Trousdale (5-4) managed just two hits in a 15-0 loss to Smith County. Hunter Ford and Pridemore had the only hits for the Jackets.
Trousdale County is scheduled to return to district play on Monday against Gordonsville at 6 p.m., before making the return trip to South Carthage on Tuesday.