Jacob Kelly tossed a no hitter for East Hill Christian School on Friday evening in the Panhandle Christian Conference semi-final game.
Kelly also went 3-3 with three RBI’s to beat Atmore Christian Academy 10-0 in five innings. Kelly missed a perfect game by walking two batters in the second inning. Out of the 17 batters that he faced, Kelly struck out nine. Atmore players committed five errors combined with nine hits from East Hill batters to give the Eagles the win.
Ben Kaderly reached third on two bunts due to Atmore throwing errors and had 2 RBI’s on the day. Edward Dominey and John Mobley each went 2 for 3. Dominey had 2 RBI’s and Mobley 1 RBI. Ben Glodfelter and Dominey each had a double in the game.
Kelly is 5 -1 on the season with 89 strikeouts in only 36⅓ innings pitched. He has given up 10 earned runs and currently has an ERA of 1.93.
The Eagles are 5-3 on the season and play Central Christian for the West Region Championship to be held in Loxley, Ala., on Saturday.