ACKERMAN – However, baseball has no time limit and a game isn’t over until the final out is recorded and the Chargers never gave in to the visitors.
Eli Dale stepped to the plate with runners at the corners and two outs in a one-run game. He waited on a fastball, got one right in the heart of the plate and drove it over the right fielder’s head. Coach Justin Flake waved home the two runners in front of him and Dale played hero as Choctaw County scored a thrilling 6-5 win over the Class 3A, Region 4 rivals.
For more on this story, read our news edition from Wednesday, April 7 or click here to subscribe to our e-edition.