Cheney baseball begins season in Prosser with split
Blackhawks win opener in doubleheader against Mustangs
The Cheney baseball team opened their season with a March 15 doubleheader against the Mustangs in Prosser.
In the first game, the Blackhawks defeated the Mustangs 9-6.
Head coach Mike Cagle said Cheney had several big plays on offense during the first game. Tanner "Bubba" Smith scored two runs and laid down a squeeze bunt to tie the game in the fifth inning. The Blackhawks scored five runs in the top of the sixth to take the lead.
In addition to Smith, Josh Arthur had two RBIs, one single and one double. Kyle Jones, Sawyer Sims, and Ty Graham had RBI singles.
Cagle said the team, espec...