North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

March 24, 2014

Baseball: Corner 10, Carbon Hill 0 (5 innings)

Chris Huff throws no-hitter

By Robert Carter
North Jefferson News

CORNER — Chris Huff threw a five-inning no-hitter on Saturday, as Corner drilled area for Carbon Hill 10-0 in five innings.

Huff was just one batter away from a perfect game, after issuing a base on balls to opposing pitcher Hunter Nesmith. Huff struck out eight Bulldog batters.

Devne Daniel drove in a run with a double in his only official at-bat; he also walked and scored a run. Huff was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored, and Cole Lepchitz was 2-for-2; he scored in the first inning when he swiped home plate on a double steal.

Nesmith lasted just three innings on the mound after giving up seven runs, six hits and five walks.

Corner evens its season record at 11-11, and 2-0 in area play. They head to Gulf Shores for the Coast Classic II tournament, where they will take on Alexandria at 11:30 a.m. Monday.