The Wildcats answered Station Camp’s 1-0 first-inning lead with three in the their first two at-bats and added five in the fifth.
Gabe Jennings and Ethan Shelton homered to lead Central’s 13-hit parade. Shelton and Jackson Odette doubled and singled as each drove in three runs while Jennings also doubled on his way to twoRBI. Leadoff batter Cole Fergusson doubled and knocked in two scores. Matthew Jenkinson added a double.
Hours after signing a scholarship with Carson-Newman, left-hander Will Wright pitched six innings to improve to 5-1, allowing three runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven as the Wildcats climbed to 16-5 for the season and 8-2 in District 9-AAA. Britt White allowed a hit in a scoreless seventh.
Central will play in the Trojan Classic in Chattanooga this weekend.