Braves, Jacks Split Doubleheader

logoThe Staunton Braves split a doubleheader Friday with Covington, winning the opener 3-2 in 10 innings and losing the nightcap 8-2.

The Braves pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the 10th to take the opener. With one out, Connor Crile doubles. The Lumberjacks issued an intentional walk to Adam Sisk and an error loaded the bases. Crile scored the winning run on a passed ball.

Sam Crocker pitched the first five innings and allowed two runs on five hits in his first start of the season. Parker Johnson pitched the final five innings to pick up the win. Johnson allowed just one hits and struck out six batters.

The Jacks scored five runs in the top of the first and never trailed in Game 2.

Sisk hit a two-run homer to account for the Braves runs.