Stars split with Charlton County

By Score Atlanta

In the Class A state championship series, Providence Christian split two games with host Charlton County to force a Game 3 today. The Stars won Game 2 15-8 after losing Game 1 6-3.

The second game turned in the fifth inning when Providence Christian exploded for seven runs to take a commanding 13-7 lead. Austin Loyd and Max Broom each had two-run singles while Josh Carter and Eric Stahl also had RBIs.

Austin Golden had a homer and four RBIs in Game 2.

In Game 1, Charlton County started the top of the first inning with three straight hits. Drew Storen capped the rally with a two-run single to give the Indians a 2-0 lead.

In the third inning, the Stars tied the game on an RBI single by Loyd and a wild pitch. Two errors in the fifth allowed the Indians to re-take the lead at 3-2.

Chris Smith drilled a two-run homer in the sixth to break the game open. Smith also tossed a complete game for the Indians to earn the win with three earned runs on five hits. Smith struck out eight.

Stahl had an RBI single for Providence Christian.

Game 3 will be played tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Folkston.

5 comments Add your comment

Chris Beasley

May 31st, 2012
11:09 pm

Drew Gowen not Storen

Camden1981

June 1st, 2012
8:55 am

Good luck Indians !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

david kidd

June 1st, 2012
12:03 pm

scalp em indians!!

camden county’s on your side!!

Robby Barker

June 2nd, 2012
10:11 am

Stars won go home!!!

Monroe's First Redcoat

June 4th, 2012
12:04 am

Hey, AJC, Providence won the Class A title with an 11-1 win over Charlton County in the third game THREE DAYS AGO. Not a peep here. What gives?????