TRM varsity baseball takes down Flomaton, JV team splits Saturday
Published 11:39 am Monday, March 9, 2015
From staff reports
The T.R. Miller varsity baseball team improved to 4-1 overall Friday night in Flomaton after they claimed a 13-3 win over the Hurricanes. The win for TRM was their fourth win this season by the 10-run rule.
The two teams played to a 2-all tie after one inning before TRM outscored the Hurricanes 11-1 over the next six innings.
TRM scored two runs each in the second and third innings and held a 6-3 lead over Flomaton after five innings. The Tigers used a five-run fifth inning to blow the game open and added two more in the seventh inning to grab the win.
Tripp Floyd, Drew Williamson and Russell Smith all pitched in the win with Floyd being the pitcher of record.
The trio of pitchers combined to go seven innings and allowed five hits, three runs, two earned, walked seven and struck out three in the win.
At the plate for TRM, Jones Manning had a triple and one RBI while Floyd finished with one RBI. Hunter Brittain went 1-for-2 with one RBI while Tim McDonald added a hit.
Williamson went 2-for-5 with two doubles and one RBI while JoJo Booker went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs. Chris Jones added two hits and two RBIs while Jordan Williams was 1-for-4 with a double.
TRM JV splits with Northview Saturday in Brewton
TRM’s JV baseball team earned their first win of the season Saturday at home as they defeated Northview 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheader.
Smith pitched three innings for TRM to get the win as he allowed no runs, one hit, and struck out four. Stokes Jennings went four innings and allowed two runs on five hits and struck out three.
At the plate, Joshua Winton had a double and one RBI while Jennings had a single. Smith added a double for the Tigers.
TRM scored one run each in the second, third and fourth innings while Northview’s two runs came in the top of the sixth inning.
In game two, TRM suffered a 4-2 loss to take a split with the Chiefs.
TRM trailed Northview 3-0 after one inning and 4-0 after four innings before rallying with two runs of their own in the bottom of the fourth inning, but took the loss by two runs.
Williams pitched four innings in the loss as he gave up four hits and struck out two. All runs were earned. Joshua Winton pitched a perfect five inning for the Tigers.
At the plate, Andrew Etheridge had two hits while Williams, Smith and Garrett Salter all had one hit each.
The Saturday split made TRM’s record 1-2 overall.