Tigers sweeps Fairhope in double header

Published 6:06 pm Saturday, April 1, 2017

After losing in extra innings the night before, the T.R. Miller Tigers rebounded with two wins in a double header versus Fairhope on Saturday. Miller won game one 11-1, and game two, 4-2.

JoJo Booker secured the win on the mound in game one, striking out eight batters in the decision. Russell Smith was 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs to lead Miller at the plate. Booker was 2-for-3. Drew Williamson had a hit. Joshua Winton drove in the game winning run in the fifth inning with a sacrifice fly to center field.

In game two, down 2-0, with the bases loaded, Hunter Brittain connected for a hit up the middle to score two runs. Later in the inning, O’Neil White delivered a hit up the middle for 2 RBIs. The 4-2 lead was all Williamson needed to close out the game for the win. Joshua Winton started the game and picked up the win, pitching six innings of work.

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The Tigers improve to 21-1 for the season. Miller will play home on Tues., April 4, at 5 p.m., versus W.S. Neal.