Baseball ‘Dawgs open with two wins

Bulldogs’ baseball hosted area teams over the weekend for the New Albany Classic, which saw the home team earn two wins agaisnt Bruce and Tupelo Christian Prepatory School.

Against the Trojans, Ben Foster and Easton Hall had two hits each in the 9-3 win.
Bruce took an early 1-0 lead after a Mason Maxey walk of Trojans’ leadoff man Tyler Kilcrease later resultted in Kilcrease scoring off a hit by Jay King.
The Bulldogs took the lead in the second off three errors by Bruce and extended that lead in the fourth off an RBI double by Foster and Brandon Montgomery brought in a run off his single.
Maxey pitched six innings, allowing three runs off six hits with seven strikeouts.
In the final game of the day, the Bulldogs again overcame an early deficit to defeat the Eagles of TCPS, 12-5.
Jonas Zahller and Riley Alef had two hits each for the Bulldogs (2-0), while Foster earned the win on the mound.