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Braves fall victim to Sox

By By Chandler Myers
Six runs in the first inning put the Alto Products White Sox on the right path in a 10-3 win over the Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Braves on June 2. Marlon Lee led the White Sox batters with two hits including a triple and two runs scored.
Devon Robinson legged out a triple in the second inning to put himself in scoring position being knocked in by Lee. The fourth inning would see Fredrick Flavors and Ryan Johnson bring the run total to 10.
Tra Lucas led Braves hitters with a double and a run scored while Dee Dee Poole and Jaquerious Williams would be the only other Braves players to cross the plate.
Cardinals 10
Lions 1
The Atmore Vision Center Cardinals earned a victory over the Swift Supply Lions 10-1 on June 2. Eight out of 12 batters for the Cardinals crossed home in the lopsided victory.
Gayton Thames had a 2-for-3 outing with one run scored. Eric McCaskill scored two runs with one coming after a huge double to start the second inning. Brandon Cummings, Jackson Breckinridge and Jeffery Feely combined for a 3- for-6 day at the plate with Cummings and Feely scoring. Brad Quimby, Maleek Salter, Evan Tatum and Adrian King also scored for the Cardinals.
The Lions’ only hit was tallied by Christian Thorpe and the lone run came in the fourth inning from Eric Williams.
Cardinals 15
Poarch 3
Brad Quimby and Gayton Thames of the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals were each a hit short of batting for the infamous cycle in a stunning 15-3 victory over Poarch, sponsored by Ray Ward Construction, on May 31. Quimby needed a triple and Thames a homerun to accomplish the feat, but neither were able to do so. Combined, the pair scored eight runs.
Maleek Salter and Eric McCaskill showed their talents by combining for six hits and five runs. The other Cardinal runs were scored by Trae Lee and Brandon Cummings.
Xan McGhee and Tyler Sells led the PCI offense by scoring their teams three runs with three hits between them.
Lions 8
Braves 6
The crowd attending the city tournament game on May 31 between the Swift Supply Lions and the Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Braves witnessed a tight contest with the Lions winning 8-6. Christian Thorpe and Eric Williams combined for four of the Cardinals’ nine hits with each scoring two runs.
David Dobson reached base twice off a single and a triple, but only scored once. Chris Hollinger took a pitch yard to add another run to the Lions ‘lead. Lashawn Robinson and Tyderian Sims were the other Lions to score during the contest.
Six Braves made it around the base path to reach home plate, led by the offense of Noah Brooks’ homerun in the bottom of the first. Jaquerious Williams, Brantley Geck and Tra Lucas all legged out doubles with each scoring a run. Jared Gibbs and Dee Dee Poole also scored in the contest.
Cardinals 10
White Sox 3
Runs were easy to find for the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals in a 10-3 win over the Alto Products White Sox on May 31. Maleek Salter had his way with the White Sox going 3-for-3 with three runs. Salter ended the game a triple short of a cycle.
Trae Lee was able to notch two hits and two runs to add to the Cardinals’ lead. Eric McCaskill and Gayton Thames combined for a 4-for-8 outing with two runs between them. Other Cardinals players who crossed the plate were Brad Quimby, Brandon Cummings and Adrian King.
Rashawn Flavors led the White Sox offense hitting 2-for-3 with one run scored. Frederick Flavors and Justin Johnson were the last two White Sox players to score.
Lions12
Poarch 8
May 31 started the city tournament with the Swift Supply Lions facing the Ray Ward Construction sponsored Poarch. The Lions edged past Poarch 12-8.
Eric Williams hit two homeruns in an inning where four Lions went yard. Christian Thorpe and Ethan Patacsil combined for four hits and six runs in the win.
The Poarch offense was sparked by Dakota Rolin who batted 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Xan McGhee legged out two triples and scored twice.
Cardinals 7
Lions 4
Gayton Thames started the scoring for the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals in a 7-4 win over the Swift Supply Lions on May 30. Thames hit a homerun in the home half of the first that put two runs on the board. Eric McCaskill went 3-for-3 with three runs scored to help add to the lead.
Thomas Boothe led the Lions, hitting a triple and scoring a run in the top of the fourth. Ethan Patascil, Tyler Wilson and LaShaun Robinson also scored.
Braves 13
Poarch 8
Jaquerious Williams’ hit lead off for the Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Braves and proved he is worth of the spot going 3-for-4 with three runs scored in a 13-8 victory over Poarch, sponsored by Ray Ward Construction. Weston Milstead also scored three runs in a 2-for-3 effort in the May 30 contest.
Tyler Jackson scored two runs for PCI while getting three hits and crossing home twice. Other players to score were Tyler Sells, Dakota Rolin, Xan McGhee and Brennan Rolin.
Braves 6
Lions 2
Noah Brooks legged out two doubles and two runs to help the Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Braves notch a 6-2 win over the Swift Supply Lions on May 29.
Jaquerious Williams kept the scoring going with a home run while Jamal Richerson pounded out a single and double to help him score two runs as well.
Christian Thorpe scored the first run for the Lions after starting off the home half of the first with a single. Thorpe scored off Eric Williams’s triple, which along with a homerun propelled him to lead Lions batters with two runs batted in.
White Sox 6
Cardinals 5
The Johnson boys led the White Sox in a hitting barrage on May 27 as the Alto Products White Sox defeated the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals 6-5. Ryan Johnson hit a homerun, a double and scored two runs with Justin Johnson notching a triple, single and one run.
Rashaun Flavors had a stand up double and crossed home plate after a single by Jarrett Nelson. Frederick Flavors and Devon Robinson rounded out the White Sox scoring.
Back-to-back homeruns by Brandon Cummings and Maleek Salter kept the game tight. Salter led Cardinals batters going 3-for-3 with a homerun and two doubles while scoring two runs.
Braves 7
Poarch 4
A four-run fourth inning helped lead the Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Braves to a 7-4 victory over PCI sponsored by Ray Ward Construction. Weston Milstead showed concentration going 3-for-3 with two doubles, a single and two runs scored. Jaquerious Williams pounded a out a double that Noah Brooks followed up by hitting a homerun. Jared Gibbs had a 2-for-2 day with two singles and a run scored.
PCI was led by Tyler Sells who had a triple and scored twice.