Topic: Northeast Eagles Baseball
Clarksville, TN – The District 10-AAA baseball tournament continued Monday, May 5th with a pitching duel between Rossview’s Brett Wilson and Northeast’s Ben Wilford. Despite the Eagles best efforts, the game was decided early.
The Rossview Hawks plated two runs in the first inning and it turned out to be all they needed for the win.
Wilson earned the complete game shutout. He allowed just three hits and struck out eight in the game. Backed up with some great defensive plays, Wilson retired 12 straight Eagle batters, three up and three down, in the last four innings.
In softball, the regular season champions, Clarksville High Lady Wildcats hosted two games of the tournament at their field.
The baseball tournament is double elimination, with a winners and losers bracket, hosted at the district’s number one and two seeds sites. The top seeded Clarksville High Wildcats hosted two games as well as the second seeded Rossiew Hawks.
Clarksville, TN – Senior Night for the Northeast Eagles baseball team ended in dramatic fashion. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Eric Webster scored the game-winning run off a ground ball hit by Landon Dennis for the Eagles. The Eagles defeated the Sycamore War Eagles 5-4.
Northeast’s Benji Burchwell (3-1) got the win. He pitched three innings. Matthew Heggie struck out five in six innings of work on the mound.
Clarksville, TN – As the last days of the high school baseball regular season count down, winning games becomes more crucial, especially against conference opponents. As a result, both the Kenwood Knights and the Northeast Eagles felt the pressure in their District 10-AAA face off at Northeast High School Tuesday, April 22nd.
An impressive pitching performance by Evan Frawley helped the Eagles rise to the occasion and defeat the Knights 4-1.
The Eagles soared to an 8-2 victory over the Beech Buccaneers in the tournament Friday, April 18th. The took the lead by scoring two runs in the first inning. By the fourth they were up 5-2 and never looked back.
Game Winning hit by Devin Runkle
Clarksville, TN – Northeast Eagle Devin Runkle hit a walk off RBI in the bottom of the seventh inning to seal his team’s come from behind win over the Tullahoma Wildcats 4-3.
Runkle had gone 0-for-3 with two walks and a pop fly before coming to bat with one out and one runner on second and his team tied 3-3 with the Wildcats. He was facing Wildcat pitcher, Dixon, who had taken the mound in the fifth and shut down the Eagles, three up and three down, in the sixth.
Northeast Eagles Baseball shuts out Clarksville Academy Cougars in First Game of Workman Classic 10-0
Clarksville, TN – The Northeast Eagles shutout the Clarksville Academy Cougars 10-0 in their first game of the William Workman Classic Baseball Tournament Thursday, April 10th on their home field.
Eagles pitcher Matt Heggie earned the complete game shutout victory. Heggie allowed only four hits in his six innings on the mound. He struck out six and walked four for the night.
While Heggie held is own from the mound, he got some help from a sharp looking Eagles defense who made smart plays to keep the few runners the Cougars had out of scoring position.
Clarksville, TN – Fielding errors and smart base running let the Northeast Eagles baseball team fly to an 11- 4 victory over the West Creek Coyotes Tuesday, April 1st.
West Creek starting pitcher, Peyton Burks, allowed seven of the Eagles total 8 hits in his four innings on the mound. He walked five and struck out three before retiring and was tagged with 9 runs.
Clarksville, TN – It was cool outside Friday, March 14th, but the bats were hot at Northeast High School when the Eagles hosted the Montgomery Central Indians. The baseball diamond echoed with the distinct “tink” of metal hitting rawhide as the two teams lit up the score board.
However, when the last echo from the last hit died after seven innings, it was the Indians’ bats smoking in victory. The Indians earned their first win of the season, 10-5, over the Eagles.
Clarksville, TN – On the eve of National Signing Day, Northeast Eagle senior pitcher Ben Wilford signed his intent to join the Gulf Coast State College Commodores baseball team in a room filled with coaches, family and various supporters at Northeast High School.
Wilford was surrounded by his parents and coaches when he signed his name, and donned the blue Gulf Coast Commodore’s cap.
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