PARKERS CHAPEL - A week ago, Parkers Chapel scored 24 runs on consecutive days in unseasonably frigid weather.
But as the temperatures have warmed up, the Trojans’ bats have continued to produce.
In their first two games in 8-2A play, the Trojans matched their two-day total from a week ago, totaling 24 runs in a pair of wins.
On Monday, the Trojans cruised to a 15-0 win over Bearden.
A day later, Parkers Chapel downed Hampton 9-2 to win for the sixth time in their last seven outings.
The Trojans (7-2, 2-0) got another superb performance from Tyler Martin, who fired his third straight one-hitter this season to beat the Bulldogs.
A junior, Martin went four innings in a 16-0 win over Gurdon before needing just 74 pitches beat Smackover 1-0.
Against the Bulldogs, Martin needed 89 pitches to go the distance for his third straight one-hitter.
The junior allowed his first run of the season in the first, and the Bulldogs also scored in the fourth, but both runs were unearned.
Martin walked one and struck out seven, and the lone hit he allowed was a single to Gauge Welch.
The Trojans led 3-2 before erupting for four runs in the fifth to take control of the game.
Jordan Arrington posted his second straight three-hit game by going 3-for-3 with an RBI for the Trojans, who also had nine hits for the second consecutive day.
Trace Shoup was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs, and Martin helped his own cause by driving in a pair of runs.
Michael Brotherton was 1-for-1 with three runs scored and two RBIs with Reid Cates, Austin Looney and Thomas Hardy each collecting one hit.
Caleb Jacobs also had an RBI in the win.
On Monday, the Trojans scored eight runs in the fourth inning to end the game via mercy rule.
Arrington went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Trojans.
Shoup was 2-for-4 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBIs, while Cates was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI.
Grayson Hurst had three RBIs and scored twice while going 1-for-3 with a double.
Martin was 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Brotherton was the beneficiary of the Trojans’ offense.
A senior left-hander, Brotherton needed just 58 pitches to finish with a two-hit shutout. He struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter.
Parkers Chapel will be idle until Friday when they host Gurdon.