Owls settle for split at Clarksville


Clarksville’s baseball team slipped by Seymour 5-4 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, but the visiting Owls took the second game 8-6.

Seymour (7-4) led 3-1 through two innings of the opener before Clarksville tied the game in the bottom of the third and took a two-run lead after five. All the Owls could do from there was one run in the sixth.

Seymour outhit Clarksville 8-4, but the Owls committed six errors to the Generals’ zero. Tanner Belcher had a double, single and three RBIs, and Gabe Jordan had a pair of doubles and took the loss on the mound despite striking out 11 Generals.

In the second game, Seymour held the lead until Clarksville scored two runs in the fifth for a 6-5 lead. The Owls then scored twice in the sixth and once in the seventh for the win.

Holden Fleetwood had a triple and a single, while Peter Duncan and Mitchell Moore each had two singles. Seymour had an 8-2 hitting advantage, and Clarksville committed 10 errors.

Janzen Bloom picked up his first win of the season, allowing one hit, six walks and six runs while striking out 12 in five innings of work. Mitchell Pollmann threw the final two innings and picked up the save, giving up a hit and striking out one.

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