TRM baseball falls
Published 9:58 am Monday, March 30, 2009
From staff reports
An error in the bottom of the seventh inning on a potential double play with the T.R. Miller Tigers leading Flomaton 7-6 led to an 8-7 defeat that dropped the Tigers to 4-9 overall Tuesday in Flomaton.
T.R. Miller trailed 1-0 after one inning of play, but took a 3-1 lead in the top of the third inning and held the two-run lead until the bottom of the fifth inning when Flomaton scored four runs to take a 5-3 lead.
The Tigers then responded with four of their own in the top of the sixth to claim a 7-5 lead.
Flomaton cut the lead to 7-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning and then scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim the lead.
Rob Knowles got the start on the mound for the Tigers and the no-decision. Knowles went six innings and allowed six runs (four earned) on seven hits, walked two and struck out three.
Wil Riggs picked up the loss in relief. Riggs went one inning and allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits, and walked one.
Corey Rilling was 2-for-3 with one RBI for the Tigers at the plate. Sam Sharpe was 2-for-3 and John Mathieu was 2-for-4 with one RBI and a double.
Wes Dickey was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and Conner Denton was 1-for-4.
Trent Robinson was 1-for-2 with one RBI and Knowles was 2-for-4 with a double.
In JV action, T.R. Miller lost 8-1 to the Hurricanes to drop their record.
Shawn Odom was the losing pitcher for the Tigers. Odom allowed three runs on four walks in one-plus inning.
Odom was 1-for-1 at the plate.
Dylan Bell was 1-for-2 with a single for the Tigers.
The Tigers scored one run in the fifth inning and Flomaton scored three in the first inning and five in the second inning to claim the win.
Tyler Dehoff relieved Odom and went three innings allowing five runs (two earned) on four hits and struck out four in the loss.