WSN baseball sweeps Flomaton Monday
Published 5:49 pm Wednesday, March 18, 2015
From staff reports
The W.S. Neal Eagles varsity baseball team outlasted Flomaton Monday after five lead changes, as they squeaked out a 5-4 win in extra innings at home. The win moved WSN to 6-4 this season.
Trailing Flomaton 3-0 after the top of the sixth inning, WSN tied things up at 3-all with one runs in the sixth and two in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings.
In the eighth inning, Flomaton took a 4-3 lead over WSN, but WSN rallied with two in the bottom of the inning to get the win by one run.
W.S. Neal went up for good on an RBI single by Jacobey Hawthorne that scored Dakota Graves.
Flomaton led WSN 2-0 after one inning and 3-0 after four innings.
Jared Cooper went the first six innings on the mound for WSN as he allowed two hits, three runs, one earned, walked six and struck out seven. Cooper also hit one batter in the win, but took the no decision on the mound.
Dalton Shell was the winning pitcher for the Eagles of East Brewton as he relieved Cooper and went the final two innings and allowed two hits, one unearned run, walked one and struck out two.
At the plate for WSN, Malcolm Hawthorne was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs. Shell went 1-for-3 with a double while Miles Powell was 1-for-4 with a double and one RBI.
Derrick Barton added one hit and Alex O’Keane had one RBI. Jacobey Hawthorne finished with two hits and one RBI in the win.
WSN JV 9, Flomaton 3
Trailing Flomaton 3-0 after the top of the first inning, WSN’s JV baseball team scored nine unanswered to defeat the Hurricanes 9-3. The win moved the team to 3-2 this season.
WSN scored one run each in the first and second innings, two in the third and put the game away with five in the fourth inning.
Weston Riddle and Aaron Bosarge pitched in the win with Bosarge being the pitcher of record. The duo combined to go five innings and allowed three hits, three runs, two earned, walked none and struck out seven in the win.
At the plate for WSN, Kristian Taylor, Riddle, Hayden Winchester, Cameron Taylor and Caleb Kaylor all had hits. Kristian Taylor and Riddle had one RBI each for WSN.