(BRANDON HANSEN/Chewelah Independent)
MaCrae strikes out seven in victory…
Chewelah’s James MaCrae threw a shutout to lead the Chewelah 49ers past Rogers 10-0 in AA American Legion Baseball action on Tuesday. MaCrae gave up just two hits and struck out seven while giving up no walks against the GSL 3A school.
The 49ers notched eight runs in the first inning and finished with nine hits as a team in the victory. Cole Piepgras had two hits and two RBI in the game as did Bowen Middlesworth. Macrae helped his own cause with a double and two RBI while Sam Triplett and Coby Rancourt also drove in runs.
It was Chewelah’s first win of the year (1-2) and they’ll play at Kettle Falls today at 6 p.m.