Calvin Varsity Cougars Blows Out Jonesboro Thanks to Big Third Inning

Calvin Varsity Cougars defeated Jonesboro 13-3 on Tuesday thanks to eight runs in the third inning. Calvin Varsity Cougars batters contributing to the big inning included John Landon Poisso, Gunnar Yocum, Mason Carter, Layton Higgs, and Aden Coleman, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

In the first inning, Jonesboro got their offense started when #6 drew a walk, scoring one run.

Calvin Varsity Cougars evened things up at two in the top of the second inning when an error scored two runs for Calvin Varsity Cougars.

Calvin Varsity Cougars pulled away for good with eight runs in the third inning. In the third Poisso doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs, Yocum singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run, Carter doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, Higgs singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs, and Coleman’s sac fly scored one run for Calvin Varsity Cougars.

Poisso was credited with the victory for Calvin Varsity Cougars. The righthander lasted four innings, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out seven. Alex Camp threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

#1 took the loss for Jonesboro. The hurler allowed zero runs on zero hits and walked zero.

Calvin Varsity Cougars racked up 11 hits on the day. Yocum, Higgs, and John Bradley Griffin each had multiple hits for Calvin Varsity Cougars. Griffin, Higgs, and Yocum each collected two hits to lead Calvin Varsity Cougars.

#11 led Jonesboro with one hit in two at bats.