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HS BASEBALL: Raiders drop to 1-2 after loss at Columbia

Coffee County’s baseball team fell to 1-2 on the year after a 7-5 road loss to former district foe Columbia Thursday night (March 17, 2022).

Coffee County led 2-0 early and then 4-3. But Columbia tacked on two runs in the fifth and two in the sixth to pull away.

Aiden Robertson started on the mound for the Raiders and allowed 3 runs (2 earned) over four innings of work while striking out 8 Lion batters. Brady Daugherty was tagged with the loss in relief. John McKelvey allowed pair of runs in one inning and Cole Pippenger walked one and struck out 2 after entering the game with two inherited runners.

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Carter McKenzie had a big night at the plate for the Raiders – knocking in 3 runs on two hits – including a home run. Pippenger had two hits, an RBI and a run scored.

The Raiders fall to 1-2 with the loss. Columbia picked up its first win over the year to move to 1-2.

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