Teams end play at World Series; EB beats Brewton 9-1

Published 2:50 pm Monday, August 8, 2011

East Brewton and Brewton's softball teams shake hands after East Brewton's 9-1 win Saturday morning.

After waiting weeks to play in their first 2011 Cal Ripken 12U Babe Ruth World Series softball games Thursday through Saturday in Andalusia, Brewton and East Brewton teams were greeted with tough losses.
Both the Brewton and East Brewton teams were greeted with tough losses to teams from New Jersey and California Thursday in their opening round games.
East Brewton lost to Hazlet of New Jersey 17-1 while Brewton was greeted in the tournament with a 14-0 loss to California’s Lodi.
In Friday morning’s games, East Brewton lost to Oviedo of Florida 10-0 while Brewton lost to Hazlet of New Jersey 15-0. Both teams failed to get a hit.
In Friday night games, Brewton lost to Massachusetts’ Halifax 20-0 while East Brewton lost to Lodi 10-0.
In Saturday games, the two teams squared off against each other with East Brewton claiming a 9-1 win over Brewton.
In Saturday’s tournament finales for both teams, Brewton lost to Florida 20-0 while East Brewton lost to Halifax 12-1.
Brewton ended the tournament with an 0-5 record and was outscored 78-1 while East Brewton went 1-4 and was outscored 50-11.

Thursday: California 14, Brewton 0
With Lodi leading 4-0 after two innings of play, the all stars from California added six in the third inning and four in the fourth to defeat Brewton 14-0 Thursday night.
Lodi had eight hits in the win and no errors while Brewton was held to one lone hit and made four errors.
Bethany McDonald had the lone hit for Brewton and Taylor Austin pitched in the loss.
Lodi scored three runs in the first inning and one in the fourth before scoring six in the third and four in the fourth.

Thursday: New Jersey 17, East Brewton 1
The South Alabama champions allowed 15 runs in the first inning while being held to one run in the top of the fourth as they lost by 16 runs, 17-1 Thursday.
After scoring 15 in the first, Hazlet added two in the second inning to take a 17-0 lead after two innings of play.
East Brewton’s lone run came in the top of the fourth inning when Kelsi Chandler scored on a New Jersey error.
New Jersey pounded out 16 hits in the win while holding East Brewton to no hits while both teams committed one error each.

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Friday game 1: New Jersey 15, Brewton 0
In their second game of the tournament, Brewton once again found themselves shutout from scoring as Hazlet of New Jersey rolled to a 15-0 win over Brewton.
While not scoring a run in the loss, Brewton was also held to no hits.
Taylor Austin, Grace Ruzic and Cortney Lisenby all pitched in the loss and allowed 13 earned runs, eight hits, struck out three, and walked 10. Brewton made two errors in the loss while New Jersey made one.
New Jersey scored one run in the first inning and seven each in the second and third innings.

Friday game 1: Florida 10, East Brewton 0
Against Florida in their first game Friday, East Brewton fell to 0-2 in tournament play with a 10-0 loss.
East Brewton had no runs, no hits and three errors in the loss while Florida had 10 runs on 10 hits.
Florida scored eight runs in the first inning and two in the third. Kelsi Chandler pitched in the loss going three innings and allowing 10 earned runs and struck out none and walked one.

Friday game 2: Massachusetts 20, Brewton 0
In their late game Friday, the Brewton bats were quiet as they failed to score in a 20-0 loss to Halifax of Massachusetts.
Brewton had no hits and no runs in the loss while making two errors while Massachusetts had 13 hits and no errors.
Halifax scored one run in the first inning and 19 in the second to get the win over Brewton.
Austin and Lisenby pitched in the loss and allowed 13 hits, seven walks, struck out four and seven earned runs.

Friday game 2: Lodi, Calif. 10, East Brewton 0
Kiana Parrish, Taelor Ford and Lauren Vickers had two RBIs each to help lead Lodi over East Brewton Friday.
Lodi came out swinging, racking up 10 runs on 11 hits. East Brewton managed two hits.
Lodi scored three runs in the second inning, added four runs in the third inning, two runs in the fourth and one run in the fifth in the win.
Alyssa Casillas struck out three and allowed no runs on two hits in four innings, and Mariah Mendoza allowed no runs on no hits and struck out two in one inning for Lodi.
Parrish was 2-for-3, Ford was 1-for-3 and Vickers was 1-for-1 behind the plate.
Additionally, Hannah Russell, Janessa Cook, Kalani Cox and Casillas had one RBI each.
East Brewton’s Kelsi Chandler and Aleiha Emmons got one hit each.

Saturday game 1: East Brewton 9, Brewton 1
In the battle of the Brewton’s Saturday, East Brewton picked up their lone win of the tournament and kept Brewton winless with a 9-1 win.
Brewton scored first in the game, their only run of the game and the whole tournament, as East Brewton would score nine unanswered runs to get the win.
East Brewton scored three in the third inning, four in the fourth and two in the fifth while holding Brewton scoreless the remainder of the game.
Brewton had four hits in the loss and made five errors while East Brewton had five hits in the win.
Sky Gorum, Aleiha Emmons, Tory Wyatt, Lizzy Nichols and Erin Hartsel had one RBI each for East Brewton.
Haleigh Dubose got the win for East Brewton. She struck out four, and allowed one run one three hits.
Rebekah Turner got the save.
For Brewton, Bethany McDonald was 2-for-3 with two singles and one RBI. Rudy Watson had one hit and Madison Douglas had one.

Saturday game 2: Florida 20, Brewton 0
After getting their first run of the tournament earlier in the day in a 9-1 loss to East Brewton, Brewton was once again shutout in their final game of the tournament Saturday losing to Florida 20-0.
Brewton had one hit in the loss and made five errors while Florida had 11 hits and no errors. Madison Douglas had the lone hit for Brewton in the loss.
Florida scored seven runs in the first inning, eight in the second and five in the third to get the win.
Lisenby and Austin pitched in the loss as they allowed six earned runs, 11 hits, walked eight and struck out two.

Saturday game 2: Massachusetts 12, East Brewton 1
With their first win under their belt from an earlier win in the day against Brewton, East Brewton ended their stay at the World Series with a 12-1 loss to Massachusetts.
Halifax scored eight runs in the first inning, two in the second along with one each in the third and the fourth while holding East Brewton to one run in the bottom of the third inning.
East Brewton was held to two hits and made three errors while Halifax had 12 hits and one error.
For East Brewton, Aleiha Emmons and Tori Wyatt had the only two hits.
Haleigh Dubose, Kelsi Chandler and Rebekah Turner all pitched in the loss.
The trio allowed 12 runs, six earned, walked two, struck out two and allowed 12 hits.

East Brewton's Rebekah Turner pitches

Brewton's Grace Ruzic waits for a pitch

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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