HS SPRING TOURNEYS: Brew Tech wins opener; LAMP splits, Trinity drops two in Nike Classic
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Brewbaker Tech opened the Fort Walton Beach Tourney with a 15-7 win over Paul Bryant High School on Monday.
The Rams were led offensively by Ben Taylor who was 3 for 5 with three RBI’s and Alex Henderson who went 2 for 4 with a 3-run homer and five RBI’s.
Joel Hicks (3-2) was the winning pitcher. He went seven innings, scattering eigth hits while striking out six. Brew Tech (7-5) will play Memphis tomorrow at 3:00 and Fort Walton Beach High School at 6:00.
LAMP splits two games
FOLEY - The LAMP Golden Tigers defeated Raleigh High School of Mississippi 23-3 in Day 1 of the Nike Gulf Coast Classic in Gulf Shores.
Freshman Garrett Deloney was the winning pitcher striking out seven in four shutout innings and walking none. Harry Norman and Daniel Johnson led the Tigers with three hits each. Norman had 4 RBIs Deloney also had four RBIs on two hits. The Tigers had 20 hits in the game.
Earlier in the day the Tigers lost 9-7 to Bearden High of Knoxvilke, Tenn. Norman and Justin Watson combined for 7 strikeouts on the mound, surrendering only four earned runs. Timothy Simpkins, Johnson and Lucas Tribble had two hits each for Lamp.
LAMP (6-9) faces Northwest Rankin of Mississippi on Tuesday.
Trinity falls twice in Gulf Shores
GULF SHORES - Trinity Presbyterian lost two games in the Gulf Shores tournament on Monday.
William Stabler had five RBIs in two games, including a three-run home run in a 18-8 loss to Clinton, Miss. He added two hits and four RBIs. Mark White also had two hits with two RBIs while Clay Finkelstein had two doubles and a run batted in.
Trinity (8-3) also lost to Gardendale, 13-5,. Weston Epperson had four hits while JOsh Watkins hit a home run for Trinity.