WSN baseball doubles up St. Paul’s SaintsPublished 10:28am Friday, March 8, 2013
W.S. Neal’s Brian Settle struck out 14 St. Paul Saints Tuesday night at home to lead the No. 1-ranked Eagles of Brewton to a 4-2 win over the Saints. W.S. Neal improved to 6-0 with the win.
Settle went the complete game and allowed two hits, two runs, walked one, hit two and struck out 14 in the win.
“I thought Brian threw the ball extremely well,” W.S. Neal head coach Coy Campbell said. “He over-matched them tonight. His fastball was good and had good velocity tonight. His breaking ball was thrown for strikes, so he did pretty good. Our kids found a way to win again. This is a great group of kids and that is what I like about them. We will continue to go to work and get ready for the next one.”
W.S. Neal trailed St. Paul’s 2-0 after the top of the second before scoring four unanswered to get the win. W.S. Neal scored one run each in the second and fourth innings before adding one each in the fifth and sixth to get the win by two.
At the plate, Christian Purvis had a double and a single while Dylan Godwin and Tyler Joyner had a single each.
Cam Blackman had two singles and two RBIs in the win.
In the JV game, the W.S. Neal Eagle lost 6-2 to fall to 4-2-1 overall this year. Dakota Graves had two hits for W.S. Neal in the loss. Rob Jones, Justin Sessions and Lane Chavers all had hits. Sessions had one RBI in the loss.
On the mound, Colton Morris took the loss. Morris went three innings, struck out two, walked two and surrendered four runs with two being earned.
Jones went the final two innings and allowed one walked, two earned runs and struck out one.