Isle of Wight’s bats hit power surge
Published 9:53 am Wednesday, May 18, 2016
ISLE OF WIGHT
Second-ranked Isle of Wight jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning of Monday afternoon’s Virginia Independent School Athletic Association baseball quarterfinals and never looked back, knocking off Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot, 18-8.
Tied at 7 after three innings, Isle of Wight put the game out of reach with a three-run fourth and an eight-run fifth inning. The Chargers cranked out 20 hits compared to the Vikings’ eight. The Chargers will now face Alliance Christian Academy in the semifinals at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights.