Charles Henderson got off to a strong start in the 9th annual Terry Sikes Memorial Tournament Thursday with wins over Paul W. Bryant and Tuscaloosa County.
In game 1, the Trojans used a five run second inning to secure an 11-1 victory over Bryant. Harrison Reeves got the start and win on the mound. He went all five innings and struck out five. Every starter for the Trojans either scored a run or drove in a run. Dalton Harris was 2-2 with two doubles and three RBI. Michael Fox added a single and two RBI.
In game 2, CHHS roared out of the gates with a nine run first inning to cruise to a 12-0 victory. Nathan Barron was credited with the shut-out victory on the mound working all five innings and striking out three. The Trojans sent thirteen batters to the plate in the first with hits by Mitch McLeod, Quay Lawson, Harris, Chance Shaver, and Barron.
CHHS will be back in action Friday against Northridge at Frazier Field beginning at 6:00 p.m.
In other opening day action in the Sikes Tournament, Tuscaloosa County topped Eufaula and Northview beat Butler County Magnet. Games resume Friday at 11:00 am at Riddle-Pace Field on the campus of Troy University.