Fayetteville High School’s Tiger baseball team picked up a win on the road last week over Richland.
Earlier in the week, Fayetteville was swept by Community.
Friday, FHS came from behind, trailing 3-2 in the second for an 8-4 win over Richland High School.
Runs for the Tigers came 2 in the first, 2 in the third, 1 in the fifth, 1 in the sixth and 2 in the seventh.
Runs for the Raiders came 1 in the first, 2 in the third and 1 in the fourth.
Fayetteville used three arms on the mound. Zach Harwell got the start, going two and a third innings, giving up 3 runs, 2 earned, with no hits and 3 walks. Donovan Potts went two and two-thirds innings, giving up 1 run off 1 hit, 1 walk with 3 strikeouts. Ryan Yates finished the final two innings giving up no runs with no hits, 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.
The Tigers finished with 10 hits coming from Matt Taylor with 2 singles and a homerun; Ryan Yates, 2 singles; Jacob Pigg, Sean Hall, Cole Roland, Dorian King and Zach Harwell had singles.
Fayetteville had 5 errors.
On Tuesday of last week, the Tigers were defeated by Community, 10-3.
Matt Taylor became the first varsity Tiger in the high school’s first varsity season to send one over the fence in the match-up.
Fayetteville scored 1 in the second and 2 in the third. Runs for the Vikings came 1 in the first, 6 in the second and 3 in the fourth.
Yates went 5 innings, giving up 10 runs, none were earned, off 10 hits, 3 walks and 2 strikeouts. Pigg finished the final two innings, giving up no runs, off 1 hit and 1 strikeout.
The Tigers had 7 hits coming from Matt Taylor with his homer; Pigg and Roland, 2 singles; Yates and King, singles.
Fayetteville finished with 5 errors.
On Monday of last week, FHS was shut out, 9-0, on the road against the Vikings.
Runs for Community came 3 in the first, 4 in the third, 1 in the fourth and 1 in the sixth.
Potts went the distance, giving up 9 runs, 8 earned, off 7 hits, 3 walks and 4 strikeouts.
Hall had the only hit of the night for the Tigers with a double.
For their next action, FHS was to travel to Eagleville on Monday of this week, then host the Eagles Tuesday with game times at 6 p.m. Friday, the Tigers have tournament games scheduled at Community Middle School against the Middle Tennessee Monarchs at 4:45 p.m. and Mt. Pleasant at 7 p.m. Saturday tournament action continues at Eagleville where they match up with CPA at 1 p.m., then MLK at 2:15 p.m.