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Clarksville High Wildcats Baseball shutsout Northwest Vikings 10-0, Start Season 9-0

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsNashville, TN – Clarksville High pitcher Donnie Everette pitched a 10-0 shutout against the Northwest Vikings Monday, March 24th at Charles Hawkins Field to extend the Wildcats undefeated streak to 9-0.

Everette allowed just three hits and struck out four as he kept the Vikings scoreless Monday afternoon. Conversely, Vikings’ pitchers struggled. It only took five innings for the Wildcats to generate 10 runs on 12 hits and win the game.

This was the third shutout of the Wildcats season. They have scored 25 runs in their last three victories.

Clarksville High Baseball remains undefeated with win over Northwest at Hawkins Field. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Clarksville High Baseball remains undefeated with win over Northwest at Hawkins Field. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Everette opened the game with a wild pitch that struck the Vikings lead off batter, Jahnal Browne. Browne stole bases into scoring position. However, he was left stranded as Everette followed up by striking out the next two batters and retiring the fourth on a groundout.

Everette did not walk or hit another batter the rest of the game.

Vikings starting pitcher, Christian Dorthalina, did not fare as well against the Wildcat batters. The Wildcats first two batters both hit singles. Then an error in centerfield allowed the Wildcats to score their first run.

The Wildcats scored another lone run in the second and plated three in the third. Dorthalina was tagged for 6 runs on 7 hits in 3 1/3 innings on the mound. He struck out two and walked 5.

Six different Wildcats made hits in the game, all with at least one RBI. Brady Cook and Landon Mosteller both hit 3-of-4 with an RBI on the night.

Cook hit an RBI single in the bottom of the second for the Wildcats score that inning. In the bottom of the third, Teal Young hit a fast moving grounder that hugged the first base line to the left-field fence for a double that brought in two runs. Luke Chilcutt brought in Young for the third run of the inning when he hit a high ball that dropped just behind second base.

The Wildcats were up 8-0 in the bottom of the fifth when Mosteller hit a grounder up the middle with 2 on for an RBI single. Vikings’ pitcher Conner Robinson walked in the game ending 10th run. Robinson pitched only one inning, allowing three hits and walking two.

The Wildcats had no errors in the game. The Vikings committed two errors. The two teams will face each other again Tuesday, March 25th at Northwest.

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Box Score

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 H E Final
Northwest Vikings 0 0 0 0 0 - - 3 2 0
Clarksville Wildcats 1 1 3 3 2 - - 12 0 10

About Marlon Scott

    Marlon Scott

    Marlon Scott is a freelance journalist and writer. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in print and web journalism.

    His writing career began as a sports writer for The All State, the APSU student newspaper, in 2006. He continued working for the paper until his graduation, serving in various positions including Sports Editor and Editor-in-Chief.

    In 2010, Scott contributed stories and photographs as well as designed and served as Editor-in-Chief for the monograph, Civic Art of Clarksville: The stories behind the pieces.

    Scott has also produced 60 stories for The Leaf Chronicle.

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