WSN baseball takes down Atmore in five innings Wednesday
from the Atmore Advance
W.S. Neal jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one inning and never trailed from there, as the Eagles defeated Escambia County High School, 13-2, in five innings Wednesday afternoon in Atmore.
The Eagles scored four runs in the first inning, six in the third and three in the fifth. The Blue Devils scored their only two runs in the bottom of the first inning.
Lane Chavers started the game for W.S. Neal, working three innings and allowing two hits and two runs, both unearned. He struck out two and walked two. Jared Cooper and Taylor Elliott each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
For the Eagles, Malcolm Hawthorn was 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored. Tyler Joyner was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Nick Laster scored three runs for the Eagles. Elliott and Dakota Graves each scored two runs, and Cooper, Robin Swift and Mike Williams scored one run apiece. Dalton Shell was 2-for-2, and Brandon Carmichael had two RBIs.
The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed due to rain.
W.S. Neal improved to 7-1 with the win.
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