05/09/07 — Chattanooga holds on against Carolina

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Chattanooga holds on against Carolina

Published in Sports on May 9, 2007 2:24 PM

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Chattanooga capitalized on five unearned runs in the fourth inning and held on for a 6-5, Southern League victory over Carolina at AT&T Field.

Ryan Hanigan singled home a second inning run against starter Gaby Hernandez (2-3), then the Lookouts utilized a pair of Mudcats errors, two walks and a hit batsman to threaten.

Tyrell Godwin doubled in three runs with two outs, then came home on a single to cap a five-run inning as Chattanooga (14-18 overall) took a 6-0 lead.

Jai Miller doubled in two runs in the seventh to draw Carolina (13-19) to within 6-3, then homered with a man aboard in the ninth to close the deficit to 6-5.

James Avery (4-2) earned his second victory over Carolina, working six innings, allowing just one run. Carlos Guevara registered his first save by working the final 21/3 innings.

The five-game series continued today.