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15's place second in tourney

By By Zach Brooks, Sports Writer
The 15 year-old Babe Ruth Tournament team began playing their district tournament last weekend in Brewton, and they represented Atmore very well as they earned a second place finish.
The tournament contained five teams that were competing for the right to move on and play in the Area Tournament that will be held in Atmore.
The teams that competed are: Brewton, Monroeville, South Monroe, Evergreen, and Atmore.
Atmore's first game was on July 4 against Monroeville. Atmore came into the game with high expectations of winning the game and getting in the winner's bracket.
But Monroeville put a dent in Atmore's hopes as they defeated Atmore 4-3.
Atmore's downfall was the four errors they committed in the first two inning that lead to all four of Monroeville's runs.
Atmore starter Jeremy Greenwell pitched a good game for Atmore but earned the tough loss on the mound as he did not give up a earned run.
Greenwell pitched three innings for Atmore. He allowed: one hit, four runs(none earned), three walks, and eight strikeouts.
Norris Brooks came into the game in relieve for Atmore and did not allow a run. He pitched four innings: allowing one hit, no runs, one walk, and six strikeouts.
Atmore's offense had it's worst game of the tournament against Monroeville as they could only muster four hits.
Jerrod Jones lead Atmore at the plate as he had two of those hits by himself. Jones went two for three with one RBI.
Farrell Staples and Josh Montel had the other two hits for Atmore. Staples went one for three, while Montel went one for four with one run scored.
Oliver Petty and Josh Morgan round out the scoring for Atmore as they scored one run apiece.
Atmore's second game of the tournament was against South Monroe on Friday night. Atmore knew that they had to win this game to stay alive in the tournament and to keep from going home.
And win they did, as they used strong pitching performances from Owen Moore and Norris Brooks to ensure the victory over South Monroe 9-4.
Moore pitched the game's first three and one third innings and also the last inning. He allowed one hit, no runs, four walks, and had four strikeouts.
Brooks pitched three innings for Atmore. He allowed: no hits, one run, six walks, and had three strikeouts.
Jeremy Greenwell also pitched for Atmore. He pitched two thirds of a inning: allowing three hits, four runs, one walk, and had three strikeouts.
Jerrod Jones, Jeremy Greenwell, Norris Brooks, and Owen Moore lead Atmore at the plate against Monroeville. Jones went two for three with two runs scored and two RBI's, Greenwell went two for four with two runs scored and one RBI, Brooks went one for three with one run scored and two RBI's, and Moore went two for five with one RBI.
Jeremy Rolin and Farrell Staples also had good games at the plate for Atmore. Rolin went one for three with two runs scored, while Staples went one for two with two RBI's.
Atmore's third game of the tournament was against Evergreen on Saturday.
Atmore had their best day at the plate against Evergreen as they pounded out seventeen hits on their way to a 18-1 victory.
Jerrod Jones, Jeremy Greenwell, Josh Montel, and Norris Brooks lead Atmore at the plate. Jones went three for three with two runs scored and four RBI's, Greenwell went three for three with three runs scored and two RBI's, Montel went three for five with two runs scored and one RBI, and Brooks went two for four with two runs scored and three RBI's.
Tyler Wilkins, Josh Morgan , and Oliver Petty also had good days at the plate for Atmore. Wilkins went two for two with one run scored and one RBI, Morgan went one for three with one run scored and one RBI, and Petty went one for two with one run scored and one RBI.
Atmore's next game in the tournament was a rematch against Monroeville on Sunday.
Atmore's wanted revenge in their second game with Monroeville because they give them their first loss of the tournament.
And revenge they got, as Atmore defeated Monroeville 9-5 behind the strong hitting of Jerrod Jones, Jeremy Greenwell, and Josh Morgan.
Jones, Greenwell, and Morgan all lead Atmore at the plate. Jones went two for four, Greenwell went two for two with one RBI, and Morgan went two for two with two runs scored and one RBI.
Josh Montel, Owen Moore, and Jeremy Rolin also had good games at the plate for Atmore. Montel went one for three with two runs scored and one RBI, Moore went one for two with one run scored and one RBI, and Rolin went one for four with one run scored and one RBI.
Atmore's next game of the tournament was in the semi-finals against Brewton. The game was Atmore's second game of the day and they knew they had to win to advance to the Championship game on Monday.
And win they did, as Atmore used a dominating pitching performance from Jeremy Greenwell to earn a 13-3 victory over Brewton.
Greenwell went the distance on the mound for Atmore. He pitched six innings: allowing four hits, three runs, one walk, and three strikeouts.
Norris Brooks, Jerrod Jones, and Josh Morgan lead Atmore at the plate against Brewton. Brooks went one for three with three runs scored and three RBI's, Jones went two for four with two RBI's, and Morgan went two for two with two runs scored.
Owen Moore, Jeremy Rolin, and Oliver Petty also had good games at the plate for Atmore. Moore went one for three with two runs scored, Rolin went one for three with one RBI, and Petty went one for two with one run scored.
Atmore's last game of the tournament was in the Championship Game on Monday against Brewton.
Atmore had a four game winning streak on the line against Brewton and wanted to improve on that with a win in the Championship game.
But a win was not in the cards for Atmore, as they played probably their worst game of the tournament and lost the game 13-5.
Owen Moore got the loss on the mound for Atmore. He pitched two innings: allowing four hits, eleven runs, two walks, and had one strikeout.
Josh Morgan came and pitched the last four innings of the game. He allowed two runs, four hits, no walks, and had five strikeouts.
Jerrod Jones lead Atmore at the plate as he has for most of tournament. Jones went two for three with one run scored and one RBI.
Josh Montel and Owen Moore also had good games at the plate for Atmore. Montel went one for four with two runs scored, while Moore went two for four with one run scored and one RBI.
Jeremy Greenwell, Norris Brooks, Jeremy Rolin, Jimmy Cunningham, and Josh Morgan all had one hit for Atmore.
Even though Atmore did not win the district tournament they will still have another chance at Brewton when both teams play in the Area Tournament in Atmore this weekend.