West Union and Resurrection played in the first game of the MHSAA Class 1A Baseball Championship on May 30, 2023 at Trustmark Park in Pearl. Photo by Keith Warren

Resurrection comes from behind to take game 1

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Game 1 Recap By GameChanger

West Union Varsity Eagles stayed in it until the end, but Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles pulled away late in an 8-7 victory on Tuesday.  The game was tied at seven with Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored one run for Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles.

Cole Morris Willard collected four hits in defeat.  Willard singled in the first, singled in the second, singled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.

Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles got on the board in the first inning when Luke Schnoor singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

Levi Foshee was on the pitcher’s mound for Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles. The pitcher went seven innings, allowing seven runs on ten hits and walking zero.

Grant Martin was on the mound for West Union Varsity Eagles. The hurler went two innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out one.  Benton Burks, Jon Grey Morrisson, Carson Shirley, and Willard each entered the game as relief, throwing two and a third innings, one and one-third innings, one inning, and one-third of an inning respectively.

West Union Varsity Eagles scattered ten hits in the game.  Willard, Jake Foreman, and Greer Manning all managed multiple hits for West Union Varsity Eagles.  Willard went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead West Union Varsity Eagles in hits.

Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles tallied seven hits on the day.  Schnoor and Jesus San Miguel all had multiple hits for Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles.  Schnoor led Resurrection Catholic Varsity Eagles with three hits in four at bats.

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