Youth baseball, softball open in full swing
The Brewton and East Brewton Little League got in full swing this past Saturday with opening ceremonies and on the field competition.
Orioles 11, Marlins 3
The Orioles scored five runs in the opening inning. The Marlins were able to slowly stop the momentum by scoring three runs at the bottom of the first. The Orioles scored three runs in the third and fourth innings, holding the Marlins scoreless the rest of the way.
Dujuan Maxwell got the start on the mound for Orioles and picked up the win.
Marlins 11, Cubs 4
The Marlins scored two runs in the first inning, four runs in the third inning on five walks, three runs in the fifth inning and two runs in the fifth.
The Cubs jumped out ahead 3-2 after the first inning. The Cubs scored one run in the second inning.
Cubs 16, Orioles 5
The Cubs were successful in putting the ball in play in an error filled game by the Orioles.
Iman Jones was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs for the Cubs.
Daniel Todd was 2-for-2 for the Orioles.
Kade Peter picked up the win for the Cubs.
Yankees 6, Rangers 5
The Yankees scored first when Nathan Pate rounded the bases off a single by Walker Hoomes. The Rangers responded quickly with three runs in the bottom of the inning.
After the Rangers added a run in the second inning, the Yankees plated three runs in the third. The Yankees added two runs at the top of sixth to take a 6-4 lead and held the Rangers to only one run at the bottom of the inning to win the game.
Jordan Crane was the winning pitcher for the Yankees. Gavin Leggett was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI. Crane, Pate and Jordan Tolin each had a hit and two stolen bases.
Rangers 3, Yankees, 9
The Yankees scored three runs in the first inning and six runs in the second inning. Gavin Leggett was 1-for-3 with a double, RBI and three stolen bases; Jordan Crane was 2-for3 with two RBIs and two stolen bases. Nathan Pate had two hits and an RBI. Cole Driskell and Alex Alvarez had a double.
Caleb Peters had an RBI single for the Rangers.
Walker Hoomes and Leggett combined for the win.
Orange 12, Silver 6
Both teams were able to manufacture a high run total.
Precious Howard was the winning pitcher for the Orange with 10 strikeouts.
Armoni Spencer had two hits for Orange.
Precious Howard had seven walks and seven strikeouts against the Orange.
Haleigh Gideons was 2-for-2 at the plate with two singles for Silver. Jada Godbolt had a hit.
Royal 12, Columbia Blue 2
Royal Blue came ready to play on offense totaling six hits as a team.
Nakasia Smith had two hits for the Royal Blue. Kendall Carpenter was 1-for-3 with an RBI double. Teresa Harris was 1-for-3 with an RBI double.
Madison White led Columbia Blue at the plate with two singles and a run scored. Harley Wilson also scored a run for Columbia Blue.
Ashli Wyatt was the losing pitcher, giving up 12 runs on five hits, five walks and a strikeout.
Jailyn Bondurant picked up the win allowing two runs on one hit and three strikeouts.
Both teams matched the other with five hits.
For the Gold team, Kennedy Johnson had two hits and scored two. Alaysha Barton had two hits and a run scored. Madison Hawthorne had a hit.
Kendall Carpenter was 2-for-3 at the plate for Royal. Jailyn Bondurant, Teresa Harris and Emily Steele had a hit.
Bondurant picked up the win from the circle, allowing three runs while striking out three batters.