Rotary Tigers claw VFW Rangers

Published 10:26 am Monday, June 13, 2005

By By Tim Cottrell
As Atmore Cal Ripken Baseball's Major League Division wound down its season this week the action stayed as hot as ever, as evidenced by the 13-10 shootout win by the Rotary Club Tigers over the Atmore VFW Rangers Monday at Tom Byrne Park.
Chase Jaye led the Tigers on the day, scoring three runs. Jaylen Henry, James Dean, Dustin Wilson, and Colby White all scored two runs; and Tacorian Brown and Blake Quimby added the other Tiger runs.
Joseph Parker and Tee Howard led the Rangers in a losing effort, each scoring two runs. Gavin Salter, Tywan Dixon, Dalton Phillips, A.J. Matthews, Austin Albritton, and Ryan McGhee added the other Ranger runs.
Warriors 9
Athletics 1
The United Bank Warriors continued their winning ways in the nightcap Monday as they defeated the First National Bank Athletics by a score of 9-1.
Marshall Rolin had a big night for the Warriors, scoring three runs on 2-for-2 batting with a walk. Cody Merchant, Levi Gideons, and Riley Workman all scored twice, and Gideons added a double. C.J. Pierce and Josh Harris added the other Warrior runs, and both notched doubles.
Brian Rolin scored the lone Athletic run.
Cardinals 13
Red Sox 5
The Lions Club Cardinals opened up Tuesday's games at the ballpark by crushing the Joey's Furniture Red Sox.
Christian Swartzendruber led the Cards on the night, scoring three runs. Nichoal Linam and Darren McGhee each scored twice; and Westley Sirmon, Tanner Boatwright, Dustin Mack, Aaron Purvis, Jordan Sasser, and Mikey Mason added the other six runs.
Brett Wilkins had a big day in a losing effort for the Sox, scoring three runs. Drew Harp and Clayton Vickrey added the other Red Sox runs.
Athletics 11
Rangers 11
The First National Bank Athletic bats finally came back to life Tuesday night at Tom Byrne Park, but it also came with a disappointing finish: a tie against the Atmore VFW Rangers.
Fred Knight, Ty Randolph, and John Dickson led the A's with two runs scored apiece. Thomas Moore, Devante Brown, Will Hendrix, Dominique Hiebert, and Michael Glick added the other Athletic runs.
Dalton Phillips, Austin Albritton, and Tywan Dixon led the Rangers on the night, each scoring twice. Gavin Salter, Joseph Parker, Malcolm Williams, Bo Bishop, and J.B. Holland scored the other Ranger runs.
Warriors 7
Red Sox 1
In a win that would clinch them the city title, the United Bank Warriors took care of business Thursday evening at Tom Byrne Park when they squared off against the Joey's Furniture Red Sox.
C.J. Pierce and Cody Merchant led the Warriors on the day, each scoring twice. Marshall Rolin, Josh Harris, and Paul Arnold also added runs.
Brett Wilkins scored the only Red Sox run when he knocked a solo home run in the fifth inning.
Cardinals 16
Tigers 6
In the final game of the Atmore Cal Ripken Baseball season, the Lions Club Cardinals took it to the Rotary Club Tigers by a score of 16-6.
Christian Swartzendruber had another big day for the Cardinals, this time scoring four runs in his four plate appearances. Nicholas Linam, Darren McGhee, Westley Sirmon, Tanner Boatwright, Aaron Purvis, and Jordan Sasser all scored twice apiece to provide the final totals.
Tacorian Brown, Jaylen Henry, Dustin Wilson, Blake Quimby, Conner Jaye, and Bryant Lane scored the six Tiger runs.

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