Poarch Creek storms back for win

Published 5:04pm Saturday, May 11, 2013

Poarch Creek beat the Alabama Wing House Braves 8-7 Tuesday in a 12U Cal Ripken Division match up at Tom Byrne Park in Atmore.

Poarch Creek jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first off Braves’ pitcher Cameron Cloud.

Cloud struck out Chase Bell and Tanner Spence before allowing a double to Cameron Bowen, a single to Jason Davis and a walk to Jared Gibbs in the top of the first.

The Braves’ Sam Smith scored in the bottom of the first on a Jabrice Hooks single to cut the Poarch Creek lead to 3-1.

Cloud retired the Poarch Creek side of Colby Burkett, Noah Martin and Matthew Harris in order in the top of the second.

The Braves then took tied the game up with two runs in the bottom of the second as Sam Martin and Ty Renfroe plated.

Poarch Creek was once again held scoreless with the game tied in the top of the third.

Smith led off the next inning for the Braves with a walk, while Jacob Harrison singled, Hooks walked and Cloud singled. Renfroe also singled to help the

Braves score four runs in the inning and take a 7-4 lead going into the final inning.

Bowen singled and Davis doubled to start things off for Poarch Creek in the top of the fourth.

Gibbs was walked and Billy Rolin doubled to further help the Poarch Creek cause. Noah Martin and Trayce Sells walked to help generate five runs in the fourth to lift Poarch over the Braves.

Braves beat Poarch Creek Saturday

The Braves beat Poarch Creek 10-4 last Saturday.

The Braves opened up with singles by Sam Smith and Jacob Harrison. Smith scored on a base hit by Jabrice Hooks to give the Braves a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning.

Poarch Creek answered with a single and run by Kameron Bowen to tie the game up at 1-1 in the bottom of the first.

The Braves’ Josh Hadley hit a triple and William Bradley singled to score him to break the tie at 2-1. Poarch Creek answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Colby Burkett was walked with one out to start things off. Matthew Hains hit a two-run home run, two batters later to give Poarch Creek the 3-2 lead at the end of two.

Down a run, the Braves went on a tear in the top of the third inning, scoring five runs. Bryant Quimby and Harrison each singled to lead things off. Hooks hit a double and Cameron Cloud singled with no outs. Hadley tripled to empty the bases and give the braves a 7-3 lead.

Poarch Creek could only muster one run in the third. Bowen singled and, two batters later, Jason Davis singled to score him to cut the lead to 7-4.

The Braves added three runs in the top of the fourth. Smith and Quimby singled and Hooks brought them around on a three-run home run for the 10-4 win.

Other scores:

The 8U State Farm Athletics lost 12-0 to the United Bank Warriors last Saturday. The 8U Poarch Creek team defeated the Poarch Warriors 9-4 in a game Saturday. Northwest Escambia Farm Bureau beat the First National Bank and Trust Braves 13-3 in 8U action.

The Tri-Co Electric Shockers beat the Cornerstone Homebuilders Nailers 15-9 and the West Alabama Utilities Blue Flames lost to the Alto Products Cardinals 8-5 in tee-ball action on Friday, May 3

The 8U United Bank Warriors defeated Poarch Creek 5-4 in action from Tuesday. The 8U Poarch Warriors beat the State Farm Athletics 9-7 in action from Tuesday. The Athletics beat the First National Bank and Trust Braves 11-5 Tuesday.

Cardinals beat Nailers in tee-ball

The Alto Products Cardinals beat the Cornerstone Homebuilders Nailers 9-2 in tee-ball action last Saturday.

The Nailers were held scoreless in the top of the first, despite singles by Tevin McCain, Shawn McBride, Brayden Walker and Adrian Waller.

The Cardinals were able to push one across in the bottom of the inning as Laylia Kidd and Caliente McCants both singled before Quay McCants signaled to score Kidd. The Cardinals took a 1-0 lead.

The Nailers were unable to score in the top of the second inning, but Tanner Sanspree did muster a single.

Brody Baker singled to leadoff the bottom of the second before Ty McCants hit a two-run home run to give the Cardinals a 3-0 lead. MyAsia Cooks singled and later scored on a single by Isaiah Ephrim to make it 4-0. Imari Lemon also picked up a hit in the inning.

Braden Glick singled to leadoff the third inning for the Nailers. Braleigh Lambert, Tevin McClain and McBride also singled to give the Nailers two runs in the inning.

Ty Proctor led off with a single in the third inning for the Cards. Kidd, Caliente McCants, Zack McCants, and Quay McCants all singled to help the Cardinals score five runs in the bottom of the third.

E.J. Wiggins and Glick both singled in the top of the fourth inning for the Nailers, but the team’s momentum stalled before they could plate the first run.

The Cards were held scoreless in the bottom half of the inning, despite Ephrim and Lemon picking up singles.

The Nailers were held scoreless in the top of the fifth to end the game.

Shockers beat Cardinals in tee-ball matchup Monday

The Tri-Co Electric Shockers beat the Alto Products Cardinals 12-5 Monday in Cal Ripken division tee-ball action.

The Shockers scored three runs in the first innings, plating Ronta Watson, Jay Robinson and Tony Brown. The Cardinals answered with answered with a run of their own when Kalayai McCants scored.

The Shockers led 3-1 at the end of the first inning.

Cade Leachman scored for the Shockers in the second to give them  four runs. Gabe Hooks, Robinson, De Andre Hooks and Harper Harrison added scores as well to make it 8-1. The Cards were held scoreless in the second.

The Third inning saw Leachman score again to give the Shockers nine runs. JaMarion Hooks, Brodie Phillips and Gabe Hooks scored in the fourth to make it 12 runs for the Shockers. McCants scored again for the Cardinals in the fourth.

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