HUNTSVILLE -- Clay McDonald and Ben McPherson combined on a no-hitter Monday to lead the Athens High School JV baseball team to a 7-0 win over Butler in the Al Smith Memorial JV Tournament.

McDonald walked three, struck out six and hit two in four innings of work. McPherson struck out two of the three batters he faced.

McDonald had a triple and a single to lead a 10-hit attack for Athens. Kyle Chronister had two singles and drove in a run.

Zack Conlon and Clint Mason had doubles.

Earlier the Golden Eagles lost 7-1 to Madison County.

Jonathan Young and Mason had the only two hits for Athens. Keith Chronister scored a run, and Andy Page drove one in.

Kyle Chronister allowed three hits four runs and four walks in three innings. He struck out four.

Page allowed two its and three runs in one inning, while Keith Chronister struck out two of the three batters he faced.

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