WSNMS plays in Thomasville tourney

Published 11:49 am Monday, March 14, 2011

The W.S. Neal Middle School baseball team recently went 2-1 in a JV tournament in Thomasville to improve their record to 5-4.
The Eagles defeated Millry 11-1 in their first game before losing to Jackson 9-4 in their second game. In game three, W.S. Neal defeated Thomasville 10-6.
Miles Powell was a combined 5-for-5 at the plate in the three games for the Eagles and had 10 RBIs.

WSNMS 11, Millry 1
With the game tied 1-1 after the second inning, W.S. Neal used a seven-run third inning to get an 11-1 win.
The Eagles trailed 1-0 after the first before tying the game with one in the second. W.S. Neal would later add three runs in the fifth to get the win by 10.
At the plate, Powell was 3-for-3 with five RBIs and Lane Chavers was 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Dakota Graves, TyShawn Davis, and Bryce Booker were all 1-for-3 with one RBI.
On the mound, Chavers pitched five innings allowing one run, five hits, walked one and struck out four.

Jackson 9, WSNMS 4
In game two, W.S. Neal lost to Jackson 9-4.
W.S. Neal scored two in the first only to see Jackson plate three in the first and six in the second to take a 9-2 lead.
W.S. Neal added two in the third, but lost by five.
Graves was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Rob Jones was 1-for-2 with one RBI. Chavers was 1-for-2 and Bryce Booker was 1-for-2.
Powell took the loss on the mound.

WSNMS 10, Thomasville 6
In their final game of the tournament, W.S. Neal defeated Thomasville 10-6 to improve their record to 5-4.
The Eagles led 5-2 after the first inning and 7-2 after the second. W.S. Neal then took an 8-2 lead after the top of the third as Thomasville scored two runs in the third to cut the lead to 8-4.
W.S. Neal added two in the fourth and Thomasville added one as the Eagles led 10-5 after the fourth. Thomasville added one run in the fifth as the Eagles held on for the four-run win.
Powell was 2-for-2 with a triple and five RBIs and Jones was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.
Nick Laster was 1-for-3 along with Chavers and Booker with all three having one RBI.
Laster earned the win going five innings allowing six runs, six hits, walked two, struck out two, and hit one.