Nailers hammer Athletics in T-ball action

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Cornerstone Homebuilders Nailers earned a dominating victory of The Atmore Advance Athletics in Atmore Cal Ripken T-ball action last Friday at Tom Byrne Park.

The Nailers dominated every inning to come away with the 18-7 win.

The Athletics struck first in the top of the first inning with Brodie Phillips and Kole Stewart scoring to put their team ahead 2-0.

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Seven runs in the bottom of the inning put the contest in the hands of the Nailers, as Jay Robinson, Tanner Sanspree, Tava Johnson, Jerezz Forney, Devin Kelly, Jamerion Crenshaw and Michael French all scored runs.

The Nailers extended their lead in the bottom of the second with Sanspree, Forney, Kelly and Laketric Barnes each making it home.

In the top of the third, the Athletics cut into the deficit with Phillips, Stewart and Emmitt Battle scoring to make the score 11-5.

The Nailers only scored one run in the bottom of the inning with French scoring his second run of the game.

Phillips and Stewart each scored their third run of the game in the top of the fourth to put the score at 12-7, but the Nailers put the game out of reach in their next at-bat with Phillips, Stewart, Johnson, Forney, Kelly, Crenahw and Barnes all scoring to put the final at 18-7.

Blue Flames 18, Nailers 16
The Atmore Utilities Blue Flames slipped past the Cornerstone Homebuilders Nailers last Thursday in Atmore Cal Ripken T-ball action at Tom Byrne Park.

Trailing 3-0, the Blue Flames scored five runs in the bottom of the first with Nya Tucker, Garrett Harper, Duke Pettway, Tuari McGhee and Adam Waller all scoring.

The Blue Flames continued to cruise to the win with Tucker, Pettway, McGhee, Judson Lee and Waller crossing the plate to go up 10-3.

The Nailers received runs from Jay Robinson, Tava Johnson, Devin Kelly, Laketric Barnes and Jamerrion Crenshaw to cut the score to 10-8.

In the final two innings, theĀ  Blue Flames put the game away with Tucker, Harper, Pettway, McGhee and Zack Turner all touching home to eventually get the 16-18 win.