WSN Eagle baseball sweeps Monroe County
After starting the area part of their schedule with a 16-4 win over Monroe County Friday in Monroeville, the W.S. Neal Eagle baseball team carried that over to a doubleheader sweep of the Tigers Friday night in East Brewton.
W.S. Neal took down the Tigers 11-1 in the first game of the doubleheader and won game two 10-0 to improve to 10-3 overall and start area play with a 2-0 record and own the head-to-head over Monroe County.
W.S. Neal Eagle head coach Coy Campbell said it was good to see his team starting to swing the bats,
“I thought our pitching threw well in the three-game series with Monroeville,” Campbell said. “They have been throwing well all year and just now, we are starting to swing the bats. Actually, it has been the best we have swung them all year. I would rather swing them now than earlier. I just hope it continues. We still have some work to do. We have Hillcrest in an area game next week and we don’t take anyone lightly. We will go there and move on, but a two-game sweep to start the area play that is a good start for anybody.”
W.S. Neal was set to play at Flomaton Monday before traveling to Hillcrest Thursday for another game. The Eagles will host the Jaguars Friday night in East Brewton in a doubleheader. Game time is set for 4 p.m.
Game one: WSN 11, Monroe County 1
It may have taken the Eagles of East Brewton two innings to get the bats going, but when they did, the hits and runs came in an 11-1 win over Monroeville.
W.S. Neal scored one run in the first and third innings before adding three in the fourth and six in the fifth to get the 10-run mercy rule. Monroe County’s lone run of the game and the night overall came in the top of third inning.
Keith Bradley earned the win on the mound for the Eagles. Bradley went five innings and allowed four hits, one earned run, walked one and struck out six.
At the plate for the Eagles, Damion Williams was 1-for-2 with a double and one RBI and Hunter Mullins was 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Reid Johnson was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Logan Williamson was 1-for-3 with one RBI.
Dylan Godwin was 2-for-3 and Cam Blackman was 1-for-3. Bradley was 1-for-2 with one RBI in the win.
Game two: WSN 10, Monroe County 0
In the third game of the series and second game Friday in East Brewton, W.S. Neal shutout Monroe County 10-0 in six innings.
The Eagles plated two runs in the first and third innings before scoring five in the fifth and one in the sixth to get the win.
Jeremy Myers earned the win on the mound for W.S. Neal. Myers went 4 1/3 innings allowing one hit, walked one and struck out five.
Blackman relieved Myers and went the final 1 2/3 innings allowing one walk and struck out three.
At the plate for W.S. Neal, Williams was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Johnson was 1-for-4.
Williamson was 1-for-2 and Godwin was 2-for-4 with one RBI. Blackman was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Brian Settle was 1-for-2 with a two-RBI double in the fifth inning.
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