St. Al knocks off Class 4A Kosciusko|Prep baseball

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Josh Eargle threw a complete game, and St. Aloysius took advantage of seven Kosicusko errors to hand the Class 4A Whippets their first loss of the season at the Spring Break Rush Classic.

St. Al scored all of its runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Five of them came courtesy of five errors by Kosciusko’s middle infielders. Regan Nosser had an RBI single in the fifth inning for St. Al (7-0). Nosser and Blake Haygood each had two hits.

Eargle walked six batters, but held the Whippets (7-1) to four hits. He struck out seven in earning his first victory of the season.

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St. Al will continue its three-day run in the tournament tonight at 8:15 against Louisville at Lake High School. On Wednesday, the Flashes will play their fourth game against a Class 4A school in five days when they face Southeast Lauderdale. That game will be played at Northeast Lauderdale in Meridian.