(By Geno Ludwig/Chewelah Independent)
AA Legion squad upends Mead, sweeps Riverside…
Jensen Holloway batted a perfect 4-for-4 with three singles and a bases- clearing double as he led the Chewelah Forty-Niners to a 12-2 baseball victory over visiting Mead last Thursday evening.
This win, coupled with Friday’s sweep of a doubleheader against Riverside, lengthened Chewelah’s winning streak to four straight games.
The Niners split a doubleheader against North Central on Tuesday of last week. Friday’s sweep of Riverside jacked their record up to 11-6.
Chewelah wore its flashy orange and black uniforms for the first time at home on Thursday. Coach Sawyer Bardwell decided to make use of the boxed-up Northeast Forty-Niner uniforms that were used by the local AAA-team last year. So, now, the local AA-team is the Chewelah Forty-Niners, no longer the Cougars. The Chewelah A-team will continue to be known as the Cougars.
Holloway scored three runs and batted in three more to lift the Niners to a 9-6 record for the season. He lifted his batting average up to .375 for the season.
Ben Richmond earned the pitching win, allowing only three hits and two runs in five innings on the mound for Chewelah. More