High school baseball: Battery Creek boys ousted from playoffs

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The Battery Creek Dolphins owned a sizable advantage in the hits column but couldn’t survive elimination versus Barnwell in the baseball playoffs on Monday, May 5. Productive Barnwell managed to double up Battery Creek, defeating the Dolphins 10-5.

Despite falling and being eliminated from the postseason, Battery Creek outhit Barnwell 12-9.

Battery Creek, however, couldn’t take advance of its offensive opportunities against a sound Barnwell team.

Four different Battery Creek batters turned in multi-hit performances. Offensively for Battery Creek, William Powell was 3-for-4, Mark Hedrick was 2-for-3 with a double, and Michael Jennings and Zack Mahan finished 2-for-4 from the plate,

With the season-ending setback, Battery Creek dropped to 15-10.