The #1 ranked Trojans of Charles Henderson earned a split in their final preparation for the playoffs Tuesday night with a 7-2 victory followed by a 15-2 defeat.
In game one the Trojans were powered by Mitch McLeod, Chase Connell, and Jalin Lawson who each hit solo home runs. McLeod finished with three RBIs and Nathan Barron added two hits.
McLeod, Barron, Harrison Reeves, and Blake Hutchinson combined their efforts on the mound in the victory. McLeod started the game and was credited with the win after two innings of work. Barron worked the third and fourth, Reeves the fifth and sixth, and Hutchinson worked a scoreless seventh to close out the game.
In game two Barron homered and Jalin Lawson finished 2-2. Seniors Joel Agnew and Jawara White saw action in the nightcap.
Between games CHHS honored it's seven Seniors: Joel Agnew, Nathan Barron, K.D. Edenfield, Quay Lawson, Mitch McLeod, Chance Shaver, and Jawara White. These Seniors have won a total of 124 games in their four years at CHHS. They have won the 5A, Area 3 championship all four seasons and won the Enterprise Tournament in 2008 as well as the Terry Sikes Memorial Tournament in 2009 and 2010. They have been ranked as high as #2 in the state in the previous three seasons and achieved the #1 ranking in 5A for the first time in school history this season.
Next up for the Trojans is a first round playoff matchup against Monroe County at CHHS. The teams will square off in a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 Friday, with a game three scheduled for 1:00 Saturday if necessary.