Brewton 10U baseball all-stars win two Monday to force deciding championship game Tuesday

Published 8:33 am Tuesday, June 24, 2014

From staff reports

With their backs against the wall from the beginning of the tournament, after losing to Opp Friday, the Brewton all-stars continued their winning ways Monday night in Opp.
Brewton found itself on the winning end of two games as the 10U Cal Ripken All-Stars beat Andalusia 6-2 in the loser’s bracket elimination game and Opp 12-2 in four innings in the District 8 Championship earlier tonight.
With its win over Opp, Brewton forced a winner-take-all game Tuesday night at 6 p.m. for the district title.
For results of Tuesday’s winner-take-all championship game, see our Website——and next week’s edition of the Brewton Standard.

Brewton 6, Andalusia 2
The Brewton all-stars struck for four runs in the second inning to help build a 6-0 lead after the top of the third inning to take down Andalusia by four, 6-2, in their first game Monday night.
After a scoreless first inning, Brewton scored four runs in the second inning and two more in the third inning to grab a 6-0 lead. Andalusia scored one run in the bottom of the third inning and one more in the sixth inning to get the win by four.
Bracken Pettis and Kyle Blevins teamed up for the win on the mound with Pettis being the pitcher of record.
The duo combined to pitch six innings and allowed four hits, two runs, none earned, walked six and struck out eight.
Brewton had eight hits in the win. Jaxson Flores and Blevins both went 2-for-4 with Flores having one RBI.
Nolan Atkinson and Ed Dolihite both went 1-for-4 while Trent Cooper went 1-for-3 and Devin Smith was 1-for-2.

Brewton 12, Opp 2 (4 innings)
Needing a win over Opp in the championship game Monday to force an extra game, Brewton did just that as they took down the Bobcats 12-2 in four innings behind the pitching of Jaxson Flores.
Flores pitched his second straight one-hitter in the tournament to get the win as he went all four innings and allowed one hit, two runs, none earned, walked one and struck out eight.
At the plate for Brewton, Flores went 1-for-2 with one RBI while Atkinson went 3-for-3 with one RBI as well. Cooper added one RBI in the win.
Opp’s two runs came in the top of the fourth while Brewton scored two runs in the first, one in the second, five in the third and four more in the fourth inning to get the mercy rule win.
Opp made six errors in the 10-run loss.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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