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A big game offensively and a big seventh inning helped lift the Chariton Varsity baseball team to a 10- come from behind9 win over Davis County at Bloomfield this past Thursday night.

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles the newspaper is doing about Chariton High School spring sport athletes who are seniors who are unable to participate in spring athletics during their final year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Following Friday’s recommendations to keep Iowa schools closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all spring activities of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Athletic Association are canceled.

After a great start, the Chariton JV 1 boys basketball team wasn’t quite able to hang on in a 67-51 loss to Davis County at Bloomfield Feb. 4. The JV 1 Chargers built a 10-point lead after one period and still led by seven at halftime but were outscored 40-17 in the second half.