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Scamblers, Blue Flames claim Opening Day wins

By By Adam Prestridge
The Scramblers captured the first win of the season in the Atmore T-ball League, slipping past the Eagles 10-9 Opening Day held Saturday.
Jackson Bonner finished the game with two hits and two runs for the Scamblers. Chase Bell, Edward Williams and Tyson Knight also scored two runs.
Also for the Scamblers, Kameron Bowen flew out to the outfield and scored one run. Jeff Edward Bell and Savannah Tingle also chipped in scoring one run.
Four players for the Eagles finished with two hits, Kuron Frye, Brandon Gulsby, Jared Gibbs and Ja’Bryce Hooks. Gulsby also scored two runs.
Hooks wowed the crowd with a triple play in the second inning.
Blue Flames 23
James Gang 6
The Blue Flames flexed their muscles at the plate Saturday with a 23-6 opening day win over the James Gang.
Nine players, including Michael Stokes, Tyler Rolin, Chance James, Evan Tatum, Sarah Nelson, Randal Bonds, James Lewis, Savannah Stedham and Louie Turner, finished with three hits each. Cullen Bowman added two hits and Caleb White had one hit. Lewis and Tatum each had a double.
Stokes, Rolin, James, Tatum, Nelson, Bonds and Lewis each crossed the plate three times. Stedham scored two runs.
Logan Chavers led the James Gang with two hits, while Jalyn Barnes, Azyiah Sanders, Caleb Gregson and Bryant Quimby each finished with one hit.
Falcons 19
Shockers 19
Time ran out on the Falcons and the Shockers Saturday as the teams finished their Opening Day match up tied, 19-19.
Tucker Spence paced the Falcons’ offense with five RBI and three runs scored. Jade Dawe and Devin Wooten finished with three RBI and three runs scored and Tatiana Kirk had two RBI and three runs scored. Nigeria Bradley also scored three runs and Tray Bradley added two runs.
Deonta Stots, Austin Walker, Jeffery Wilson, Christian Cox and Jaylan each scored three runs for the Shockers. Khedsia Craft and Aldne Johnson scored two runs each.