The Chase junior varsity team gave Kings Mountain about all they could handle Tuesday in the opening round of the Shelby FCA Easter Tournament at Keeter Stadium on the campus of Shelby High School. At least they did for about four innings before the Mountaineers pulled away for a 12-2 win over the junior Trojans.
Chase entered the first round of the Shelby FCA Easter Tournament Tuesday with a matchup against a team that beat the 20-4 in their most recent meeting, Burns.
It looked as if the Trojans were going to use that bad taste left in their mouths to propel them into the winner’s bracket, that was until a questionable call resulted in two crucial late-inning runs for the Bulldogs in a 7-4 Burns win.
With just two weeks left in the regular season, this is no time for local high school baseball teams to take a week off. With that in mind, East Rutherford, Chase and R-S Central are all set to play three games over Spring Break.
The R-S Central girls soccer team avenged an earlier loss to Chase by routing their county rival 7-2 Thursday in Rutherfordton.
Donald Penson carded an 80 to lead the R-S Central boys golf team to a seven stroke team victory in the county golf championship at Rumbling Bald Thursday.
Cody Fitch picked up a two-run walk off double to lead Shelby to a 9-8 win over East Rutherford in baseball Thursday night at Shelby.
The Chase High School softball team is in the midst of playing for their playoff lives and it showed Thursday in a county match-up at R-S Central.
R-S Central played host to Chase High School Thursday in both baseball and soccer.
Chase High School’s baseball team defeated Crest 5-1 Wednesday night at Chase.
Chase got 10 runs on 10 hits to knock off Crest 10-7 in softball action Wednesday.