Chargers win in extras 1-0
Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity defeated Henry-Senachwine 1-0 on Thursday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Josh Grindinger induced a fly out from Gavin Smith to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity pitchers struck out 11, while Henry-Senachwine pitchers sat down 11.
One bright spot for Henry-Senachwine was a single by Smith in the first inning.
Grindinger earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over five innings, striking out four.
Ethan Condit took the loss for Henry-Senachwine. He surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out four and walking one.
Nick Nielson started the game for Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity. He allowed three hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out seven. Smith started the game for Henry-Senachwine. He lasted seven innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out seven.
Grindinger, Cole Cox, and Justin Post each collected one hit to lead Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity. Peoria Christian Chargers Varsity was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Post made the most plays with 14.