The Chariton Varsity baseball team lost to Woodward-Granger, 13-0, in five innings in their regular season finale at Woodward-Granger July 10. The Chargers weren’t able to hit off of Woodward-Granger’s pitching as their three pitchers combined to toss a no-hit shutout.

With the loss, Chariton moved to 5-5 overall heading into District play and with the win Woodward-Granger moved to 17-4-1.

The Hawks got off to a quick start scoring four runs in the first inning and five in the second to jump out to an early 9-0 lead. They added two more runs in the third and two in the fourth.

On the mound, Hunter Koehn pitched one and 1/3 innings and gave up seven runs, all earned, on two hits, while striking out none and walking five. Will Swarthout pitched 2/3 of an inning and gave up four runs, two earned, on two hits while striking out one and walking four.

Tyler Bailiff pitched two innings and gave up two runs, both earned, on three hits while striking out one and walking one.

Woodward-Granger had seven hits, nine RBIs, 10 walks and two strikeouts. Chariton had no hits, no RBIs, no walks and six strikeouts. Woodward-Granger left six runners on base and Chariton didn’t leave any runners on.

Read the August 4, 2020 edition of the Chariton Leader/Herald-Patriot for the rest of the story.

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