Brewton softball drops game one in North Carolina Wednesday

Published 3:27 pm Wednesday, July 18, 2012

In their first game of the southeast regionals Wednesday morning in North Carolina, the Brewton 12U softball girls got off to an 0-1 start as they fell late to Davidson County of North Carolina 8-7.
Brewton trailed 1-0 after the first inning before taking a 2-1 lead in the second inning.
After being held scoreless in the top of the third inning, Davidson County took a 5-2 lead over Brewton heading to the fourth inning. In the fourth, Brewton rallied with five runs of their own to grab a 7-5 lead.
Brewton would hold the two-run lead until the bottom of the fifth when North Carolina scored one to cut the lead to 7-6.
In the seventh, Brewton was held scoreless and took a one-run lead into the final inning, but North Carolina scored two on a walkoff double to stun Brewton and take the win by one, 8-7.
Steely Ruzic was the losing pitcher for Brewton as she went six innings and allowed nine hits, walked two and struck out three.
Grace Ruzic had three-run double in the fourth inning for Brewton to tie the game at 5-5. Myra Reiss scored two runs and Madison Douglas scored one. Mary Madison Brown scored two and Caitlyn Smith and Anna Kate Brittain both scored one run each.
Brewton is currently in their second game of the day against Down East.
Stay tuned to our Website—, our Facebook page and see Saturday’s edition of the Brewton Standard for results of Brewton’s other games from North Carolina.