State split: Brewton starts out 2-0, but loses final two games

Published 4:00 am Saturday, July 31, 2010

In the state Babe Ruth 15-year-old tournament in Satsuma last week, the Brewton All Stars went 2-2 in pool play.

Brewton opened the tournament with a 13-0 win over South Bibb Saturday and defeated Opp 7-6 Sunday to improve to 2-0.

In their third game Monday, Brewton lost to Satsuma 10-9 and needed a win Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the tournament.

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Tuesday, in the final game of pool play, Brewton lost 12-2 to Etowah to be eliminated.

Saturday: Brewton 13, South Bibb 0

In the opening round game of the tournament Brewton started off hot winning 13-0.

Brewton scored three runs in the first inning, two in the third, sixth in the fourth, and two in the fifth while holding South Bibb scoreless.

Cam Blackman earned the win on the mound for Brewton.

At the plate, Ryan Hunt was 1-for-2 and Christian Purvis was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Hunter Mullins was also 2-for-4 and had one RBI.

Darby Black was 1-for-4 and Blackman was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Tyler Dehoff went 1-for-3 with three RBIs and Dominique Jackson was 1-for-3.

Sunday: Brewton 7, Opp 6

Holding a 4-1 lead heading into the top of the seventh, Brewton gave up five runs in the inning to trail 6-4 heading into the bottom of the seventh.

From there, Brewton plated two runs in the bottom of the inning to get the win 7-6 and stay undefeated with a one-run win over Opp.

Brewton scored one run each in the second and fourth, two in the sixth, and three in the seventh.

Hunt went six innings on the mound and Black went one inning.

Hunt was 1-for-4 and Purvis was 2-for-4 with Mullins who had a triple and one RBI.

Black was 1-for-3 with a double and Blackman was 2-for-3 with one RBI.

Dehoff was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Damion Williams was 1-for-3.

Monday: Satsuma 10, Brewton 9

Brewton suffered their first loss in the tournament to Satsuma Monday 10-9.

Satsuma scored four runs in the first inning against Brewton and added one in the second inning to hold a 5-2 lead after three innings.

Brewton cut the lead to 5-3 in the top of the fourth inning before Satsuma scored four more in the bottom of the inning to take a 9-3 lead.

Brewton scored one in the fifth and five in the sixth inning to tie the game at 9-9 but Satsuma scored one in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game by one.

Mullins was 1-for-5 with one RBI and Black was 3-for-4 with one RBI.

Dylan Godwin was 2-for-3 with one double and one RBI and Jackson was 2-for-5 with two doubles.


Etowah 12,

Brewton 2

After Monday’s loss, Brewton needed a win to play in the semifinals but lost 12-2 to Etowah.

Brewton’s lone two runs were scored in the fourth inning while Etowah scored four in the second, one in the third and seven in the fourth for the win.

Hunt was 1-for-2 and Black was 1-for-3.

Blackman was 2-for-3 and Godwin was 1-for-2 with one RBI.

Making the team as 15-year-olds were: Dominique Jackson, Hunter Mullins, Tyler Dehoff, Darby Black, Christian Purvis, Ryan Hunt, Cam Blackman, Shawn Lucas, Josh Maloy, Dylan Godwin, Damion Williams and Zack Haveard.

Steve Blackman was head coach with Jimmy Mullins, Frankie Godwin and Dwight Maloy assisting.

Adam Robinson | The Brewton Standard The Brewton Babe ruth 15-year-old All Star team meets before one of their district games in Brewton early this all star season. Brewton advanced to the state tournament in Satsuma and went 2-2 but failed to advance out of pool play.