Cross Creek Varsity Baseball falls to Jefferson County

Despite collecting seven hits, team defeated 12-8

Nelson Patton, Sports Writer

Even though Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity collected seven hits to Jefferson County’s four, they still fell 12-8 on Monday
Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity collected seven hits and Jefferson County had four in the high-scoring affair.
Jefferson County opened up scoring in the first inning when C Arrington drew a walk, scoring one run.
Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity knotted the game up at five in the top of the second inning. Decarian Dunbar drew a walk, scoring one run.
Jefferson County took the lead for good with seven runs in the third inning.
In the third Arrington reached on a dropped third strike, H Howard drew a walk, scoring one run, E Walden drew a walk, scoring one run, and an error scored two runs for Jefferson County.
Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity put up three runs in the fifth inning. Brock Madden and Kaleb Joyner each had RBIs in the big inning.
Pitcher Kyle Yarbrough chalked the loss up to “just stupid mistakes.”
He said he was optimistic though about this Saturday’s upcoming game with Baldwin County.
“It’s going to be a good game,” Yarbrough. “We should be able to hang in there and beat them.”
T Knight led the Jefferson County to victory on the mound. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and five runs while striking out three. Arrington threw three and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Kyle Yarbrough took the loss for Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity. He went two and a third innings, allowing seven runs on four hits and striking out two.

Joyner led Cross Creek Razorbacks Varsity with two hits in three at bats.

— The Tusk Adviser Brian Neill contributed to this report