WSN wins area

Published 7:58 pm Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The undefeated WSN blue Eagles baseball team defeated Escambia County Tuesday 16-1 to claim the title as area champs.

The Eagles are 5-0 for the region, 6-0 at home and 5-0 away. “Now that we are area champs we can focus on the playoffs and get better as each game goes on,” head coach Coy Campbell said.

They played a great game against Escambia County allowing the Blue Devils to get only one run that which came in the third inning.

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The Eagles had four runs each in the first, second and third innings against Escambia finishing the game with a run in the fourth and three runs in the fifth inning. Campbell said, “We didn’t play well early, but did what we needed to do.”

Jacob Bondurant had two plate appearances, two at bats, one hit and run batted in. Connor Moye had three plate appearances, one at bat, two runs, one hit, one double and stolen base. Brandon Moye had three plate appearances, three runs and one stolen base. Jacobey Hawthorne had three plate appearances, two at bats, one run and two stolen bases. Kristian Taylor had three plate appearances, three at bats, two runs, one hit and two runs batted in. Matt Hutchins had three plate appearances, two at bat and three runs and Hunter Revel had three plate appearances, two at bat, one hit and one run batted in.

The Eagles combined for 40 plate appearances, 26 at bat, 16 runs, six hits, eight runs batted in and four stolen bases. “We are excited about winning the area and I’m proud of the guys being prepared for each challenge,” Campbell said.

W.S. Neal also took on the Jackson Aggies Thursday and defeated them 9-1 improving their win streak to 17-0. They completed the game with 29 at bat, nine runs, ten hits, six runs batted in and five stolen bases. Campbell said, “We are looking forward to the playoffs which we get to host this year.”

The Eagles next game will be a rivalry game against the T.R. Miller Tigers.

  • Monday Apr. 2, at W.S.Neal, with the JV playing first at 4 p.m.