Greenlawn dominates Poarch Giants 11-3

Published 9:17 am Monday, June 13, 2011

Atmore Vision Center’s Dalton Simmons swings at a pitch during a recent game.|Photo Chandler Myers

Greenlawn Home Health picked up another victory in Atmore Babe Ruth baseball action crushing the Poarch Giants 11-3 on Thursday night at Tom Byrne Park.

Greenlawn took control of the game in the first inning and never let up en route to the eight-run win.

In the top of the first, Joseph Parker (1-for-1, 2R) crossed the plate putting Greenlawn ahead 1-0.

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After a scoreless at-bat by the Giants, Greenlawn extended their lead with six runs as Matt Chavers (0-for-1, 2R), Connor White (1-for-1, R), Matt Ledford (1-for-1, R), Jackson Rilely (0-for-0, R), Parker and Cody Nolin (1-for-2, R) each made it around to touch home plate.

The Giants finally got on theboard in the bottom of the second with Rickey Reed (0-for-0, R) touching the plate to make the score 7-1.

Greenlawn added their final four runs in the top of the third as Chavers, Bryant Lane (1-for-2, R), White and Ledford all scoring to put their team ahead 11-1.

In their final at-bat, the Giants picked up two final runs with Dustin Lindsey (0-for-1, R) and Tadd Wall (0-for-0, R) crossing the plate to make the final score stand at 11-3 in favor of Greenlawn.

Jerry’s 7

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In a Thursday battle between Atmore Babe Ruth competitors, Jerry’s Alignment Center defeated Atmore Vision Center 7-1 at Tom Byrne Park.

Jerry’s jumped on the scoreboard first with two runs in the top of the first inning with Brett Helton (2-for-3, R) and Reid Bell (2-for-2, 2R) crossing home plate.

After a scoreless second inning, Jerry’s added three more runs in the top of the third with Jerry Barlow (1-for-3, R), Bell and Tristan Montgomery (2-for-3, R) making it around the base path to score.

Leading 5-0, Jerry’s added two final runs in the top of the fourth inning with Zack Holland (0-for-2, R) and J.P. Sawyer (0-for-2, R) touching home plate to put their team ahead seven runs.

Atmore Vision Center held Jerry’s scoreless in the top of the fifth, and finally scored in the bottom of the inning with Dallon Edwards (1-for-2, R) putting a run on the board as his team ended up falling 7-1.