‘Small’ ball works to perfection for East

In Control -- Bullitt East junior pitcher Kendall Henson gave up just four hits in a complete game outing as the Chargers beat Fern Creek 5-3 in the 24th District final.

FERN CREEK – Small ball paid big dividends for the Bullitt East Chargers on Wednesday in the championship game of the 24th District Baseball Tournament.

After Fern Creek had tied the game at 3-3 after scoring twice in the top of the sixth inning, the Chargers responded with two runs in the bottom of the frame. Junior pitcher Kendall Henson then finished his complete game outing with three consecutive strikeouts in the top of the seventh to secure a 5-3 victory.