Northview Chiefs finish first in Eagle Classic
Published 9:06 am Thursday, February 25, 2010
By By Chandler Myers
Northview won the Eagle Classic hosted by the W.S. Neal Blue Eagles in East Brewton Saturday night as they defeated the hosting Blue Eagles 7-5.
The Chiefs (3-1, 0-0) steadliy controlled the championship game as their offense scored two runs in the first inning, three runs in the second inning and two in fourth inning.
Offensively, the Chiefs were led by Brad Lowery (2-for-3), Dabney Langhorne, Austin Arrington, Austin Reid and Brandon Sheets.
Langhorne led the team with three RBI on two hits, while Arrington had two RBI, scored a run and had a hit. Arrington also had one hit and an RBI.
Josh Scott and Taylor Martin each scored a run.
Reid (1-1) started the game for the Chiefs to pick up his first win of the season. He pitched four innings giving up three runs on four hits and four walks. He also struck out seven batters.
Arrington pitched the final three innings striking out six, while giving up two runs on three hits and two walks.
Blue Devils 1
The Chiefs of Bratt, Fla. picked up their second win of the season Saturday morning as they crushed the Escambia County Blue Devils 11-1 in the second round of the Eagle Classic hosted by W.S. Neal High School in East Brewton.
The Chiefs (2-1, 0-0) gained the victory with an explosive offense as they scored their 11 runs on 11 hits.
Leading hitters for the Northview Chiefs were Brad Lowery, Austin Reid, Austin Arrington, Aaron Chancery, Dabney Langhorne, Taylor Martin, Brandon Sheets and Josh Scott.
Lowery recorded two three hits in the win, while Reid was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Arrington and Chancery each recorded singles, and Langhorne and Martin both hit doubles.
Sheets had a single and two RBI.
On the mound, Heath Burkett (1-0) pitched five innings to pick up the win against ECHS. He gave up one run on four hits, while walking one batter and striking out six.
Northview opened the Eagle Classic Friday night in East Brewton by dominating the Flomaton Hurricanes 16-2.
Northview consistently during the game. They scored one in the first inning, four in the second, two in the third and nine runs in the fifth.
The Chiefs (1-1, 0-0) were led by Brad Lowery on the mound. Lowery (1-0) pitched four innings giving up two runs on one hit, while striking out 11 batters.
Offensively, the Chiefs were led by Lowery going 3-for-4 with a three-run dinger and Austin Reid who went 3-for-4 in the win.