Brewton 8U heading to state
Published 3:47 pm Monday, June 19, 2017
The Opp 8U boy’s all-star team captured the district title last week after defeating Brewton 7-4 in the final round. Both teams will advanced to the state tournament in Opp set to begin on Thurs., June 29.
East Brewton def. Brewton 7-5
East Brewton continued its success in the second round after defeating Covington County in round one.
Jarrod Crook was 1-for- 2, with a home run, 2 RBIs, and a run scored. Luke Brown was 2-2, triple and two runs. Colton Cain had a double and an RBI. Joshua Kiser, Hunter Stricklen and Kade Parr had a hit.
Myles Burt was 2-for-3 with a run scored to lead Brewton. Trusten Barrentine was 2-for-3 with a run. Cole McMillan had a triple and scored a run. Will Clark and Taylor Thomason each had a hit.
Brewton def. Evergreen 17-0
Brewton scored seven runs in the first inning, three runs in the second inning and six runs in the fourth inning.
Cole McMillan was 3-for-3, with a double, triple, three runs scored , and 3 RBIs to lead Brewto. Trusten Barrentine went 3-for-3 with two runs scored.
Dalton Mandel was 3-for-3, double and three runs scored. Taylor Thompson was 3-for-3 with two runs scored. Levi Duke was 2-for-3 with a double. Damion DeRidder had a single and scored a run.
Brewton def. Covington County 10-3
Covington County opened the game with two runs in the top of the first inning. Brewton responded with four runs of its own, with the biggest blow coming on a 2 RBI double by Trusten B. Covington scored its final run in the third inning. Brewton added a run in the bottom of the third to take a 5-3 lead. Brewton scored five more insurance runs in the fourth inning.
Leading team was leadoff hitter Myles Burt who went 4-for-4 with a double and 2 runs scored. Trusten was 2-for-3 with a double, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored. Evan had two hits and two runs scored. Taylor was 2-for-2 with a triple. Cole McMillan had a triple. Damion had two hits. The team had a total of 19 hits.
Brewton def. East Brewton 12-11
It took seven innings to decide a winner, but in the end it was Brewton picking up the win. Brewton got the game started with a bang when Cole McMillan connected for a two-run home run good for more than 200 feet over the left center field fence. A triple by Taylor Thompson triple scored three more runs. Brewton added five runs in the
second inning on five hits with the biggest coming on a double by Trusten Barrentine and inside the park home run by Dalton Mandel. East Brewton got it going with back-to-back triples by Luke Brown and Tate Brooks to score its first run of the game. East Brewton exploded for five runs in the third inning to make the score 11-7 in favor of Brewton. East Brewton added four runs in the fourth inning on five hits to tie the game 11-11. Brewton took the lead on a double by Wheeler Milligan.
McMillan was 2-for-3, with a home run, 2 RBIs and two runs scored. Myles Burt was 4-for-4 with two runs scored. Milligan was 2-for-3 with a double. Thompson was 2-for-3 with a triple, 2 RBIs, and two runs scored. Brewton had a total of 18 hits.
Brown had a home run, triple and four RBIs to lead East Brewton. Booker had a triple and scored a run. Brooks was 2-for-3 with a triple. East Brewton had 14 hits.
Opp def. Brewton 7-4
Opp never relinquished the lead after scoring three runs in the first inning..
Evan Anthony was 2-for-3 at the plate for Brewton.
Trusten Barrentine was 2-for-3 with a triple and run scored.
Levi Duke and Wheeler Milligan each had a hit and run scored. Brewton had 13 hits.
Opp had 17 hits.