Rangers pick up 8-4 win over Warriors

Published 10:58 am Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Eight runs were enough to help the Atmore VFW Rangers defeat the Poarch Creek Indians Warriors 8-4 in Cal Ripken Minor League action on May 27.

After a scoreless first inning, the Rangers struck first on the scoreboard as Bryant Quimby scored the first run in the top of the second inning.

The Warriors took the lead in the bottom of the second as Tanner Jackson and Dawson Cox made it across homeplate.

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Dyre tied the game at two for the Rangers in the top of the third inning.

In the top of the fifth inning, the Rangers took the lead back 3-2 with Tristan Kilpatrick scoring the lone run of the inning.

Jaylon Daughtry and Jason Davis helped the Warriors take the lead back in the bottom of the fifth as they made it from first to home.

The Rangers took advantage of their final time at the plate though as they scored five runs with Saviour Kilpatrick, Dyre, Dijon Crenshaw, Sam Smith and Joshua Hadley scoring important runs that lead to the Rangers 8-5 victory.

White Sox 13

Cardinals 7

The State Farm White Sox took the lead in the top of the first and never looked back as they defeated the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals 13-7 in Cal Ripken Minor League action on May 27.

The White Sox opened the game with three runs as Chase Bell, Brandon Gulsby and Kameron Bowen all made it around the basepath.

The Cardinals cut the Cardinals’ lead to one run in the bottom of the inning as Jaden Torres and Jared Gibbs scored runs.

After a scoreless second inning, the White Sox added four runs to the scoreboard with Bell, Gulsby and Bowen scoring their second runs of the game and Charles Lambert his first.

The Cardinals responded with three of their own in the bottom-half of the inning with Torres, Gibbs and Calvin Stots scoring.

The fourth and final inning was the biggest of all for the White Sox with six runs coming across the plate including Logan Chavers, Drew Shelly, Jaylyn Lee, Bell, Gulsby and Bowen.

Cortez Martin and Nathan Ragan were the only two Cardinals to score in the bottom of the fourth to give the White Sox a 13-7 win.

A Poarch Creek Indians Warrior take a huge cut at a pitch during his team’s game against the Atmore Vision Center Cardinals last week. | Photo by Chandler Myers