Brewton Babe Ruth 15s start state tourney 2-1
Playing at the state tournament in Opp, Brewton’s 15U Babe Ruth all-stars were 2-1 after three games.
Brewton opened tournament play with a 7-4 win over Mims Park Saturday, but suffered a 4-3 loss to Wetumpka on Sunday. On Monday, Brewton handled host Opp 15-2.
Brewton was to play Tallassee Monday night. A final score and stats were not known as of press time Monday.
Saturday game one: Brewton 7, Mims Park 4
With the game tied 2-all after three innings, Brewton scored five runs in the fourth inning to get a 7-4 win over Mims Park in their first game of the tournament.
At the plate for Brewton, Matt Hutchins and Jason Konsler led the way. Hutchins went 1-for-4 with a homerun and two RBIs while Konsler went 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs.
Hunter Johnson added one RBI while Kristian Taylor went 1-for-2. Westin Riddle had one RBI and Jacobey Hawthorne went 2-for-3.
On the mound, Taylor, Riddle, Drew Williamson and Stokes Jennings all pitched with Riddle earning the win.
The quartet of pitchers combined to go seven innings and allowed six hits, four runs, three earned, walked four and struck out four.
Sunday game two: Wetumpka 4, Brewton 3
Despite having seven errors in the game, Wetumpka edged out Brewton 4-3 on Sunday to drop Brewton to 1-1 in tournament play.
The game was tied at 2-2 after four innings and 3-3 after six innings before Wetumpka plated one run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Brewton.
At the plate for Brewton, Micah Flores had one hit and Hutchins added a double. Hawthorne, Konsler and Revel all had one hit each. Konsler had two RBIs while Revel had a double.
On the mound, Jennings, Williamson, and Hutchins all pitched with Jennings taking the loss.
The trio went a combined 6 2/3 innings and allowed 11 hits, four runs, three earned, walked one, struck out six and hit three batters.
Monday game three: Brewton 15, Opp 2
Brewton scored six runs in the first inning and nine in the second to get a 13-run win over Opp Monday morning by a score of 15-2.
For Brewton at the plate, Hawthorne, Taylor, Hutchins, Williamson, Revel, Russell Smith, and Flores all had one hit each while Jennings had two.
Williamson and Smith had a double each.
Taylor and Revel had one RBI each while Hutchins and Jennings had two RBIs. Smith led with four RBIs.
Taylor, Riddle and Jeremy Gafford all pitched in the win with Taylor being the pitcher of record.
The trio combined to go five innings and allowed three hits, two runs, one earned, walked two and struck out three.
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