Cardinals pound Knights 12-2 in shocker

Posted 4/26/19

GRAHAM — Cornerstone Charter Academy pounded Chatham Charter 12-2 here on Wednesday afternoon in Graham in opening round action of the 2019 Graham Booster’s Easter Invitational Tournament.

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Cardinals pound Knights 12-2 in shocker

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GRAHAM — Cornerstone Charter Academy pounded Chatham Charter 12-2 here on Wednesday afternoon in Graham in opening round action of the 2019 Graham Booster’s Easter Invitational Tournament.

The Cardinals plated five runs in the first, two in the second, one in the fourth, and four in the fifth to race away for the win over the Knights.

Chatham Charter scored its lone runs in the bottom of the fifth before the game was halted due to the 10-run rule.

Jackson Henderson hurled all five innings for the Cardinals to get the win, allowing two hits, two runs while striking out one.

Jaron Henderickson was 1-for-2 with a run and a two-run homer to pace Chatham Charter while Cameron Kennedy was 1-for-2 with a run.

Cornerstone was paced offensively by Carter Blum who went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and three RBI while Jackson Councilman was 2-for-2 with a run, two RBI and a sacrifice fly, Josiah Townsend 2-for-3 with three runs, two RBI and a walk, and Nathan Townsend 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.

Kennedy suffered the loss on the mound after going one inning and allowing two hits, five runs (three earned) and two walks.

Connor Murphy worked three innings in relief and gave up five hits, three runs, and fanned one while Landon Hussey pitched the final inning and gave up five hits, four runs (three earned) and struck out one.

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