Lions gets advantage; win two in city tourney
By By ROBERT BLANKENSHIP
Advance Managing Editor
The Swift Supply Lions entered the second week of the Atmore Minor League City Tournament with an edge after wins over the Cubs and Beavers last week.
Lions 28, Beavers 4
The Lions played well at the plate and in the field as they defeated the Staff Chevrolet Beavers 28-4 on June 24.
Tyler Mosser led the Lions with four runs. Brad Mitchell, Perry Jones and Wesley Sirmon scored three runs each. Michael Campbell, Chase Godwin, Gary Barnes, Donovan McLaughlin, Darian Henderson and Austin Prosser scored two runs each. Thomas Moore also scored.
Nick Flowers, James Dean, Gavin Salter and Colby White scored for the Beavers.
Lions 16, Cubs 11
The Lions took a 16-11 victory over the Maxwell-Haley-Castleberry Cubs in the first round of the tournament on June 18.
Mitchell and Campbell led the Lions with two runs each. Buddy Valentine scored two runs. Jones, Mosser, Wirmon, Godwin, McLaughlin, Henderson and Prosser also scored.
Marshall Rolin and Blake Moye led the Cubs with two runs each. Derrick Day, Ryan Linam, Will Hendrix, Levi Gideons, Wesley Webb and Cody Mooney also scored.
Cardinals 13, Bears 5
The Atmore Vistion Center Cardinals earned a 13-5 win over the Edgar Business Machine Bears on June 18.
Cameron McGhee, Trey Grant, Austin Lee and John Alaine led the Cards with two runs each. Jacob Rackard, John Dickson, Clay Kirby, Brett Wilkins and Dalton Phillips also scored.
Randy Fretwell, Cedric Pierce, Tanner Kirk, Mitch Yoder and Robert Poole scored for the Bears.
Beavers 18, Cardinals 6
The Beavers put the Cardinals one loss from elimination with an 18-6 win on June 19.
Nick Flowers led the Beavers with four runs. Garrett Walley scored three runs. Marshall Burkett, Devante Brown, Gavin Salter and James Dean scored two runs each. Haden McGill, Cody Janes and Colby White also scored.
Trey Grant led the Cards with two runs each. Cameron McGhee, John Dickson and Tyler Boatwright also scored.
Bears 11, Cubs 7
The Bears sent the Cubs home after eliminating them with an 11-7 win on June 22.
Yoder, Kirk and Pierce led the Bears with two runs each. Fretwell, Poole, Tyler Hostetler, Nick Dailey and Kenny English also scored.
Rolin led the Cubs with three runs. Will Hendrix, Ryan Linam, Levi Gideons and Cody Mooney also scored.