Aggies and Auburn sweep on Babe Ruth’s final day
Published 12:00 pm Friday, June 14, 2013
The final night of the 2013 Brewton Babe Ruth regular season saw the same results in their Thursday games as they did on Tuesday—a sweep by the Texas A&M Aggies and the Auburn Tigers.
The Aggies swept the Volunteers of Tennessee in East Brewton with wins of 16-6 and 6-5 while Auburn took down the Wildcats of Kentucky in Brewton 22-16 and 10-0.
With the sweep, the Aggies finished their season with a 20-4 record and took first place while Auburn finished with a 14-10 record and took second place.
Tennessee finished their season with an 8-16 record and finished in third place while Kentucky finished the year in fourth place with a 6-18 record.
Texas A&M 16-6, Tennessee 6-5
The Texas A&M Aggies used a seven-run third inning in game one and a five-run first inning in game two to sweep Tennessee Thursday night in East Brewton.
In game one, Tripp Floyd led the Aggies in the win with a double and a homerun and four RBIs. Jake Najor added two hits while Drew Williamson, Lane Chavers, Austin Holmes, Ethan Bollenbacher and O’Neil White all had hits. Williamson, Holmes, Jordan Williams and White all had one RBI each.
For Tennessee, Hunter Brittain had a homerun and Christopher Gehman had a double. Brittain, Russell Smith and Gehman all had one RBI each.
Jo Jo Booker and Smith had a single each while Caleb Winton and Gehman had two hits each.
Chavers earned the win for the Aggies going five innings and allowed eight hits, six runs, walked two and struck out five.
For Tennessee, Brittain, Gehman and Smith all pitched in the loss and allowed nine hits, 16 runs, walked six and struck out five.
In game two for the Aggies, Holmes, Williams and White all had hits with Chavers, Williams and Christian Alvarez having one RBI each while Holmes had two.
For Tennessee, Brittain led with a double and one RBI. Joshua Winton, Caleb Winton and Smith also had a hit each with Smith having one RBI.
Tyler Baxter and Aaron Bosarge both pitched in the loss for Tennessee as they allowed three hits, six runs, nine walks and struck out two.
Williamson, Holmes and Floyd pitched for the Aggies and allowed four hits, five runs, walked and struck out six.
Auburn 22-10, Kentucky 16-0
Auburn used a 10-run third inning in game one and a six-run fifth inning to sweep Kentucky Thursday in Brewton.
In game one, the Tigers had three doubles and two triples along with nine other hits to win the high-scoring game.
Stokes Jennings had a double for Auburn in the win while Tim McDonald had a double and a triple and TyShawn Davis added a double and a triple to lead the offense. Malcolm Hawthorne had two RBIs in the win along with Brooks Brown and Christian Mancil. Jennings, Derrick Barton and Davis all had three RBIs each.
For Kentucky, the Wildcats had four doubles and two triples and eight other hits. Dakota Graves had a double along with Brandon Moye and Colton Morris. Sam Frazier had a triple while Jared Cooper had a double and a triple.
Graves, Moye and Cooper had four RBIs each while Frazier had three.
McDonald earned the win on the mound for Auburn going five innings and allowed 14 hits, 16 runs, walked four and struck out seven.
Morris and Frazier pitched in the loss for Kentucky and allowed 14 hits, 22 runs, eight earned, walked five and struck out three.
In game two, Davis had two hits and three RBIs for Auburn in the win while Mancil added a double and one RBI. Barton and Kristian Taylor had one RBI each in the win.
For Kentucky, Matt Hutchins led with a double while Matt Brown had two hits.
Jennings earned the win on the mound going five innings and allowed three hits, no runs, walked two and struck out three.
Connor Huskey took the loss for Kentucky on the mound as he went 4 2/3 innings and allowed six hits, 10 runs, one earned, walked two and struck out five.