Pirates Dominate Eastern 29-4 on the Road

Charlestown Pirate Baseball traveled to Pekin-Eastern Monday evening for a MSC match up with the Musketeers.  The Pirates hit the ball early and often, eight Charlestown batters had multiple hits, including a new single game hit record set by Drew Reich.  Drew finished the game 6-7, 5 runs and 7 RBI’s.  Austin Smith got the win from the mound, pitching four innings, allowing four hits, one earned run and ten strikeouts.  “We had some guys step in today and capitalize on some opportunities with some extensive playing time. Conditions weren’t great with the weather for either team”, commented Coach Ricky Romans.  The Pirates improved their record to 4-1 & 1-0 MSC, and will host Corydon Central on Thursday.  Eastern dropped to 0-3 & 0-1 MSC.