Will Chalker

Connersville’s Will Chalker attempts to settle a loose ball against Knightstown, Tuesday evening at Spartan Field. Chalker and the Spartans grabbed an early 3-0 lead, on the way to an 8-1 victory over the Panthers.

The secret to earning victory in a sport varies from one game to the next. But some of those secrets, the well-known ones, go a long way in ensuring success.

One of those is to strike early.