Indian rally stuns Jones, Tigers

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By Claude Lewis

From the get-go, it looked like it was going be Andy Jones' night.

The left-handed ace of the Trenton High pitching staff was simply mowing through the Chiefland Indian lineup last Friday night, keeping Indians off balance with his masterful command of fastball, curve and change-up.

But silently, his Chiefland mound counterpart –Jeremy Hayes –was also getting the job done.

Some sloppy play in the field helped Trenton grab a first inning lead, but Hayes kept working hard on the hill to keep his team within striking distance.

Late in the game, it all came together for Chiefland –a hit by Kory Hanchar –the Indians first off Jones –followed by a booming home run by Ory Pitts, and the game was tied.

Then in the bottom of the seventh, Chiefland scratched across an unearned run without the benefit of a hit.

The Indians celebrated the 3-2 victory, while Jones walked off the mound a bit stunned.

If you keep it close, you give yourself a chance,"said Chiefland coach Kyle Parnell, whose team improved its record to 4-1. "We showed good discipline at bat in the seventh.

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