Brewton’s Advanced BR Dawgs split with Opp Monday, play in Goshen tourney

Published 8:01am Wednesday, June 18, 2014

By Adam Robinson
sports editor

Brewton’s Advanced Babe Ruth team squared off against the Opp Bobcats Monday night in Brewton and came away with a split.
The Dawgs of Brewton took game one over Opp 5-4, but suffered a 3-2 loss in game two.
In game one, tied at 4-4 after seven innings, Brewton’s Damion Williams hit a one-out double to centerfield to score Caden Lodge and give Brewton the one-run win.
Brewton led Opp 2-1 after one inning and 3-1 after the fourth before Opp plated two runs in the top of the fifth to tie the game at 3-all.
In the bottom of the inning, Brewton took a 4-3 lead only to see Opp add one of their own to tie the game at 4-all. Neither team scored in the seventh inning to force extra innings.
Lodge earned the win on the mound for Brewton in relief of starter Tyler Joyner. The two combined to allow only one Opp hit in the win.
Joyner went the first five innings and allowed no hits, three runs, walked four, struck out four and hit none while Lodge went the final three innings and allowed one hit, one run, walked and struck out three while hitting one batter.
Brewton had five hits in the win. Damion Williams had a double while Dylan Godwin had a single along with Hunter Brittain. Dalton Simmons added a double in the win. Drew Williamson had a single in the win.
For Opp, Maddux (no first name known) had the lone hit.
Chase (no last name known) and No. 10 (no name provided) pitched in the loss.
The duo combined to go eight innings and allowed five runs on five hits, walked six, and struck out five.
In game two, Opp defeated Brewton 3-2.
After both teams failed to score in the first two innings, Opp added one run in the third inning and two in the fourth to take an early 3-0 lead. Brewton added two in the bottom of the fourth to cut the lead to one, but took the loss.
Simmons took the loss on the mound for Brewton. Simmons and Darby Black pitched in the loss for Brewton while Maddux went the complete game on the mound for Opp to get the win.
Maddux allowed two hits, two runs, walked three, hit one and struck out seven.
Joyner had a double for Brewton while Godwin had a single.
For Opp, Harrell had two singles, Pearce had one, Mosley had a single, King had a single and Davis had a single (no first names provided).
Friday and Saturday
Brewton beat Covington County 7-1 and lost 3-2 last Friday. No other stats from the games were known as of press time.
In a tournament this past weekend in Goshen, Brewton beat Greenville 4-3 behind Dalton Shell’s 3-hit pitching performance. Shell gave up three runs, all in the last inning, and all were unearned before giving way to Darby Black who got a strike out and ground out with men on first and third with one out to get the save. Shell also led the way with three hits, including a double, with Damion Williams and Tyler Joyner adding two hits, while Derrick Barton and Dylan Godwin added doubles, with Chris Jones, Mike Williams, Dakota Graves, and Darby Black adding singles in the victory. Defensively, the Dawgs turned three double plays to thwart big innings for Greenville.

Dawgs 18 Rehobeth 6
After falling behind 4-0 early, the Dawgs scored three in the third inning with the big blow being a 2-run double off the bat of Damion Williams.
Darby Black picked up a two-out RBI with a single in the inning as well. The Dawgs tacked on six runs in the fourth inning, all with two out as Damion Williams again came through with the big hit, a two-run triple. Joshua Winton went the full six innings before time expired as he gave up six runs on six hits while striking out 11. Williams and Black each had three hits while Winton had two, and Barton, Joyner, Godwin, Jones, Shell, Trevaris Groomes, and Dakota Graves all chipped in with one hit each.

Greenville 16 Dawgs 5
In the third game of the day, Greenville scored early and often in the 16-5 victory over the Dawgs. Sam Frazier was the pitcher of record giving up nine runs (six earned) on nine hits in three-plu innings of work. Mike Williams, Dakota Graves, and Caleb Winton all pitched in the loss as well. At the plate for Brewton, Damion Williams led the way once again going 2-for-2, while Barton, Godwin, Mike Williams, and Sam Frazier added singles.

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