Brewton Nationals edge out Red Sox in extra innings Thursday
Published 11:18 am Friday, May 16, 2014
It may have taken eight innings to decide a winner, but the Brewton Nationals edged out the Brewton Red Sox Thursday night 6-5.
The Red Sox led the Nationals 1-0 after one inning and 2-0 after two innings before three runs in the third inning for the Nationals tied things up.
In the fourth, the Nationals grabbed a 4-2 lead only to the Red Sox rally in the fifth with two of their own to tie the game at 4-all.
Neither team would score in the sixth inning as the game went to the seventh, and both teams failed to score in that inning as well.
In the eighth, the Red Sox took a 5-4 lead, but the Nationals got two runs in the bottom of the inning to get the win by one.
In the eighth for the Nationals, Drew Reed led off with a walk and went to second on a single by Blake Jernigan. Reed would later score and Jernigan would score the winning run on a single by Earl Dolihite.
For the Nationals at the plate, Logan Bush had three hits and one RBI while Brandon Coleman, Drew Reed, Jernigan, Dolihite and Landon Qualls all had one hit each. Dolihite had one RBI along with Bush. Bush had a triple in the win.
At the plate, Drew Reed earned the win in relief of Bush. The two went a combined eight innings and allowed seven hits, five runs, two earned, walked three and struck out 10.
For the Red Sox, Wyn Brittain had one hit along with Will Adams, James David Hartin and Brandon Smith while Whitley Lisenby had two. Brittain had a double in the loss. Lisenby and Stone Martin had one RBI each in the loss.
On the mound, Lisenby and Landon Sims pitched with Lisenby taking the loss. The two went seven innings and allowed eight hits, six runs, two earned, walked five and struck out nine.