East Brewton 12U baseball all-stars finish in third place in EvergreenPublished 12:00pm Monday, June 24, 2013
The 12U East Brewton Cal Ripken baseball all-stars saw their 2013 all-star season end Sunday in Evergreen with a 4-2 loss to Covington County.
East Brewton went 3-2 in the tournament and finished in third place out of seven teams.
East Brewton opened their tournament play Thursday with a 4-3 win over Andalusia. On Saturday, Covington County handed the all-stars a 7-5 loss to drop East Brewton into the losers bracket.
From there, East Brewton took down Evergreen 18-13 in eight innings.
On Sunday, East Brewton defeated Brewton 13-1 in four innings to eliminate Brewton from tourney play. East Brewton advanced to play Covington County, who then eliminated East Brewton with a 4-2 win. No information or stats were known from Sunday’s games.
Making the 12U all-star for East Brewton in 2013 was: Jennings Hobbs, Jacoby Hawthorne, Sawyer Lewis, Morgan Riley, Tucker Davenport, Tyler Pierce, Dylan Ingram, Marcus Dillard, Matthew Thomas, and Paxton Scurlock.
See Wednesday’s paper for a complete tourney recap of East Brewton’s games from Saturday.
With Covington County’s win over East Brewton Sunday, CC was to play Opp Monday night at 6 p.m. for the tournament championship. If CC defeated Opp, a second game is scheduled to be played at 8 p.m. for the tournament title.
Here is Thursday’s recap of the opening win over Andalusia:
With the game tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday night in Evergreen, the East Brewton 12U Cal Ripken all-star baseball team was looking to get a runner in scoring position with a sacrifice bunt. From there, Sawyer Lewis executed the bunt perfectly and was picked up by Andalusia pitcher Sebaskin Stallworth who then tried to throw out East Brewton’s Tyler Pierce. Instead, the ball got away from Stallworth and Pierce came around and scored the winning run to give East Brewton a 4-3 opening round win over the Andalusia all-stars.
Both teams scored two runs each in the first inning and East Brewton followed with a run in the second inning to take a 3-2 lead. After a scoreless third inning, Andalusia tied the game in the top of the fourth inning. Neither team would score until the sixth inning when East Brewton was able to come away with the one-run win.
Jacoby Hawthorne earned the win on the mound for East Brewton going the complete game of six innings. He allowed three runs on three hits, walked three, hit one and struck out 15.
At the plate for East Brewton, Hawthorne had a single and Morgan Riley had a single. Riley had one RBI.