Atmore Cal Ripken State Tournament Update

Published 5:22 am Thursday, July 12, 2007

By Staff
Atmore 18 Monrovia 8
The host Atmore 10-year-old all-stars picked up a win in grand fashion in their first game of the tournament June 12 at 5 p.m. Atmore took down Monrovia, 18-8 in five innings.
Atmore jumped out to a 14-3 lead after the third inning, but Monrovia denied the mercy rule in the fourth inning by scoring five runs to cut the Atmore lead to 14-8. But Atmore shut them down in the fifth inning and scored four runs in the bottom of the inning to end the game.
Trey McGhee drove in the final two runs with a double and was 2-for-3 in the game with a double and a run. Dalton Daniel and Scott Brantley each went 2-for-2 with a triple and two runs scored. Coby Smith was 2-for-5 with a triple and three runs scored. Brodie Amos and Tristan McAnally each scored three runs and Nate Smith and Tanner Smith each scored one run.
Aaron McDonald scored two runs and threw a complete game on the mound with four strikeouts.
For Monrovia, Grant Kochevar was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Zack Marshall went 1-for-2 with two runs scored and Blake Fitch, Will Sipes, Jordan Joiner and Aaron Davis each scored one run.
Theodore 11 Linden 6
After trailing for the first two innings of the game, Theodore came back with 11 runs in the final three innings to defeat Linden 11-6 June 12.
Chase Poole led Theodore, going 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles and two runs scored. Payton Harvis went 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Hunter Walker was 1-for-2 with two runs scored.
Ty Stewart was 3-for-4 with one run scored. Conor Harkey and Kadon Cross each scored two runs and Trae Murphy and Grant Lambert each scored one run.
Stewart picked up the win for Theodore, pitching four innings and recording five strikeouts.
For Linden, Carson Huckabee was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored and Sebastian Hale, Hayden Huckabee, Caleb Broadhead and Randy Champion each scored one run.
Hayden Huckabee pitched four plus innings and recorded seven strikeouts on the mound.
Childersburg 16 Florence 3
The defending Alabama 9-year-old State Tournament champion team from Childersburg opened their defense with a 16-3 stomping of Florence in Game 1 of the Alabama Cal Ripken 10-year-old State Tournament at Tom Byrne Park June 12 at 3 p.m.
Tyler Jackson led the way for Childersburg, going 4-for-4 at the plate with four runs scored, two stolen bases and a double. Jackson also pitched three innings on the mound and struck out seven batters to close the game out for Childersburg.
Zack Lightsey picked up the win, allowing three runs in three innings of work with eight strikouts on the hill. He also compiled two runs scored at the plate.
Ryan Gaither was 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Jamel Raston and DJ Averette each went 2-for-4 with one run scored. Ryan Garrett scored three runs and Gene Chatham and Justin Northcutt added one run scored for Childersburg.
For Florence, Collin Taylor, Joshua Vardaman and Samuel Salter each scored one run and Salter took the loss on the mound.
Tillman's Corner 19 Coosa 0
Tillman's Corner made short work of Coosa in Game 2 at 3 p.m. Landon Laughlin went 4-for-4 from the leadoff spot with three runs scored. Tommy McComb was 2-for-2 with one home run. Jordan Taylor went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Danny Haskell was 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored. Jalen Thompson, Peyton Jones and Jason Williams each scored two runs. Hunter Stokes scored three runs and Hunter Beard scored one run. Chase Gurley and Peyton Jones each struck out three batters on the mound and Stokes also saw an inning of action on the hill.
Coosa's Brock love was hit by a pitch and he was Coosa's lone base runner for the game.

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