Brewton wins one: Brewton 11-12s go 1-2 at state tournament
After getting a surprise one day before the state tournament was set to begin in Sylacauga and finding out they would now represent District 3 at the 11- and 12-year-old state tournament after Opp played an illegal player, the Brewton All Stars went 1-2 in the tournament.
Brewton opened the tournament with a 14-1 loss at the hands of Huntsville. In game two, Brewton got their only win of the tournament as they defeated Phenix City 15-5. In game three, Brewton lost to Mobile 13-7.
Game one: Huntsville 14, Brewton 1
After not playing or practicing for two weeks since losing to Opp in the district tournament, Brewton was a little rusty in game one as they lost 14-1.
Brewton had two base hits by Trippe Floyd and Jared Cooper. Jonathon Lucas scored the only run for Brewton.
Game two: Brewton 15, Phenix City 5
Brewton came out playing baseball like they were capable of playing in game two as they defeated Phenix City 15-5.
Ethan Tyree led Brewton at the plate going 3-for-3 with a homerun and Trippe Floyd was 2-for-3 with a double. Kellyn Winn was 1-for-2 with a double. Tim McDonald was 1-for-1, Tyler Hoomes was 2-for-3 and Jake Najor and Jonathon Lucas both had singles. Kellyn went the distance and pitched a great game in the win.
Game three: West Mobile 13, Brewton 7
In the final game, Brewton gave West Mobile all they wanted before losing 13-7.
In the loss, Brewton was lead at he plate by Tim McDonald who went 2-for-2 with two doubles. Jared Cooper had a double and scored twice and Trippe Floyd had a single and scored twice.
Kellyn Winn scored three times and Jake Najor had a single and scored a run.
Brewton manager Robbie Floyd and coach Lew Najor said they would like to thank the Brewton Recreation Board and Brewton Little League for all their help.
“Going to the state tournament was a surprise and walking away with a big win over a tem like Phenix City and battling Mobile until the last inning says a lot about these young men,” Floyd and Najor said.
Huntsville played West Mobile in the championship and won 7-2 to take the state championship.
Brewton’s 11-12 all stars included: Brooks Brown, Jared Cooper, Trippe Floyd, Tyler Hoomes, Jonathon Lucas, Timothy McDonald, Jake Najor, Ethan Tyree, Kellyn Winn, and Grant Youngblood. Floyd served as manager and Najor as the coach.