The Chariton Varsity baseball team lost to Albia, 11-8, in their Class 2A Substate 6 First Round game to Albia at Pella Christian High School this past Saturday night, July 11.

The loss ended the season for Chariton and gave them a final overall record of 5-6.

Chariton finished second in the conference this season at 4-2 behind only Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

Against Albia, first baseman Riley Reece went 4-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs.

Chariton scored once in the first and Albia scored once in the second to make it 1-1 after two innings. The Chargers added five runs in the third while Albia scored two to make it 6-3 Chariton after three innings.

Albia had a big fourth inning scoring five runs while Chariton scored one to make it 8-7 Albia after four innings.

Read the July 14, 2020 edition of the Chariton Leader/Herald-Patriot for the rest of the story.

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