The 2008 Eagles Baseball Team has started the season with a 3-3 record. Victories have been posted over Grants Pass (5-4) and two over South Umpqua (4-3 and 10-5) while losses have been to Grants Pass (9-0), Hidden Valley (10-5) and Henley (14-4). The Eagles began league play on Saturday, April 5 when they hosted Klamath Union for a noon doubleheader. They will travel to Klamath Falls the following weekend to play Mazama in a noon doubleheader on Saturday, April 12.
Over the six games the Eagles have amassed 54 hits and scored 28 runs
while hitting .365 as a team and stealing 16 bases in 18 attempts.
Leading the way for the Eagles offence so far this season have been
seniors Frank Charlton (.600 avg, 4 runs scored and 9 hits including 2
doubles), Darin Adams (.500 avg, 5 runs scored, 3 RBI and 9 hits
including 2 doubles), Ben Charlton (.500 avg, 5 runs scored, 5 RBI and
9 hits including 1 double) and Ryan Smith (.389 avg. 4 runs scored, 7
hits including 2 doubles and 5 stolen bases in 5 attempts). Five other
Eagles are also hitting over .300 so far on the season and they are;
junior Brian Smith (.500 avg.), senior David Pepper (.400 avg.),
juniors Branden Davis and Tyson Brownlee (both with .333 avg.) and
junior Derek Tuttle (.308 avg.).
The Eagles pitching staff
has been lead to this point by senior Frank Charlton who has posted a
2-1 record in the 3 games that he has started; while junior left hander
Brian Smith is 1-0 with 1 save on the young season. Also logging
innings for the Eagles to this point on the mound have been Ryan Smith
and juniors Brian Hodgkins, Garrett Davis and Derek Tuttle. Seniors
Darin Adams and Scott Erickson have done a good job handling the
pitching staff from behind the plate as has junior Brian Hodgkins. All
three have all played innings at the catching position so far this
season for the Eagles.
This season the Eagles will be lead
by the sound leadership and experience of seniors Darin Adams, Ben
Charlton, Frank Charlton, Scott Erickson, Ryan Smith and David Pepper.
While the juniors stepping in and making strong contributions will be
Tyson Brownlee, Branden Davis, Garrett Davis, Brian Hodgkins, Brian
Smith and Derek Tuttle.
2008 Eagles Varsity Baseball Roster
Senior Darin Adams – Catcher/1B
Senior Ben Charlton – 2B
Senior Frank Charlton – 3B/P
Senior Scott Erickson – 3B/Catcher
Senior David Pepper – OF
Senior Ryan Smith – OF/P
Junior Tyson Brownlee – 1B
Junior Branden Davis – OF
Junior Garrett Davis – OF/SS/P
Junior Brian Hodgkins – Catcher/3B/P
Junior Brian Smith – OF/P
Junior Derek Tuttle – SS/OF/P
You can access the 2008 Eagles Baseball Schedule at www.highschoolsports.net