Atmore Utilities Board outlasts Greenlawn 7-5

Published 12:20 pm Saturday, June 12, 2010

A fifth inning push with three runs scored helped the Atmore Utilities Board defeat Greenlawn Home Health 7-5 in Babe Ruth Baseball action Thursday night at Tom Byrne Park.

In the first inning, the teams battled closely as they each scored two runs to open the game.

For Greenlawn, Brannon Freeman and Dalton Daniels made their away around the basepath scoring on a single by Malcom Black.

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Trey Weekes and Logan Smith tied the game for Atmore Utilities Board as tthey scored on a single by Bo Bishop.

Atmore Utilities Board took the lead 4-2 with A.J. Matthews and Coby Smith reaching base on singles and scoring on a single by Weekes.

Greenlawn battled back to grab the lead 5-4 in the third inning with Nate Smith, Black and Brett Helton each scoring runs.

It all came to the final inning as Atmore Utilties Board made the most of their time at the plate scoring three runs to pick up the 7-5 win with Coby Smith, Trey Weekes and Logan Smith all scoring their second runs of the game.

Tomahawks 13

Indians 5

Huge third and fourth innings helped the Poarch Creek Indians Tomahawks destroy the Poarch Creek Indians 13-5 Thursday night in Babe Ruth baseball action at Tom Byrne Park.

The Indians struck first taking the lead 2-0 in the second inning with Taylor McGhee and Tadd Wall Huskey crossing the plate.

The Tomahawaks flipped on the offense in the third inning as they passed the Indians scoring six runs with Winston Barron, Quentin Smedley, Kevin Vaughn, Hunter Rigby, Harold Harrison and Zack Wall scoring runs.

The Indians pulled within one run of the Tomahawks in their half of the third inning as Rickey Reed, Dustin Lindsey and Huskey all scored.

The Tomahawks would put the game away in the fourth inning as they picked up seven runs with Kyler McGlothern, Jutin Davis, Barron, Smedley, Vaughn, Jackson and Wall all scoring to give their team a 13-5 victory.

PCI Indians player Trey McGhee takes a swing at a pitch during his team’s game Thursday. | Photo by Chandler Myers