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Coffee Middle baseball suffers first loss of season

Audie Nicoll - Photo by Holly Peterson, THUNDER RADIO WMSR

Saturday was a good news, bad news proposition for the Coffee Middle Red Raider baseball team.

Bad news – the Raiders committed 8 defensive errors and lost to Oakland 5-1.

Good news – The Raiders outhit the Patriots 9-4, committed 8 defensive errors and still only lost by 4 to the top team in Murfreesboro.

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Despite the 9 hits, the Raiders were only able to push 1 run across – coming on an RBI single from Kasen Morison in the first inning. Of Coffee County’s 9 hits, the only extra base hit was a double by Audie Nicoll.

Xander Meeks pitched well but was tagged with the loss on the mound. Meeks didn’t allow an earned run – scattering a pair of hits and striking out 3.

The Raiders are now 9-1 this spring.

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