WADLEY, Ala. — Chattahoochee Valley split its doubleheader with two one-run games against Southern Union. CVCC lost the opener 5-4 and won the second game 1-0.
Johnny Gunter (6-2) pitched a complete-game one-hitter in Game 2 for CVCC. He allowed a one-out single in the second inning, walked two and struck out five. No opposing runner reached scoring position.
Bo Foster’s two-out double in the third set up the game’s only run, which Nick Stephens knocked in with a single.
CVCC lost Game 1 in an extra inning. Tom Richardson (2-for-4) put the Pirates ahead in the top of the 10th with a solo homer, but CVCC relievers walked the bases full in the bottom of the inning and blew the game.
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The loss marred Foster’s pitching and hitting performance. He threw nine innings, left with the game tied 3-3, and went 3-for-3 with a homer and double.
CVCC (20-11, 6-5 in Alabama Community College Conference) and Southern Union (21-10, 8-3) will play the series finale today at 3 p.m.