Prep Baseball: Cordova, Curry win pair of games vs. county foes

Jasper routs Winfield for first win

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 2/18/20

Cordova and Curry won a pair of games in Monday’s round-robin baseball event at Cordova High School.

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Prep Baseball: Cordova, Curry win pair of games vs. county foes

Jasper routs Winfield for first win

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Cordova and Curry won a pair of games in Monday’s round-robin baseball event at Cordova High School.
 
Four of the five Walker County teams were involved — Carbon Hill, Cordova, Curry and Oakman.
 
Both the Blue Devils and Yellow Jackets defeated Carbon Hill and Oakman. 
 
Cordova (2-0) got stellar pitching in both games. 
 
Terry Medders and Andrew Hunt combined for a three-hitter in the opener, a 7-0 win over Carbon Hill. Medders went the first 3 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and one walk while striking outs seven. Hunt went the final 3 2/3 innings, giving up two hits and striking out one.
 
Garrett Gilmore got the win in a 10-0, five-inning decision over Oakman, tossing a no-hitter, allowing one walk and hitting one batter while striking out one.
 
Against Carbon Hill, Mason Roberts was 3 for 3 with a run and four RBIs for Cordova, Adam O’Rear was 2 for 3 with a run and Brody Taft scored two runs.
 
In the win over Oakman, Taft was 3 for 3 with two runs, O’Rear was 1 for 2 with two runs, Brady Ireland was 1 for 1 and Gabe Gross had two RBIs.
 
Curry defeated Carbon Hill 14-1 and Oakman 8-2.
 
In the win over Carbon Hill, Cody Dunagan led Curry (2-0) at the plate and earned the win on the mound. He was 2 for 3 with two runs and three RBIs and also went four innings, giving up one run on two hits and one walk while striking out seven in four innings.
 
Jacob Woder was 1 for 2 with four runs and an RBI for Curry and Cade Miller was 1 for 3 with three runs.
For Carbon Hill, Kaleb Lawrence was 2 for 2 with a run. 
 
Against Oakman, Brodie Naramore was 2 for 4 with a run and four RBIs, for the Yellow Jackets. Weston Horton was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, Woder was 1 for 3 with two runs, Miller was 1 for 3 with two runs and Luke Smith was 1 for 3 with a run.
 
Horton went the first 2 2/3 innings, allowing one run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Miller went 2 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and striking out four. Woder and Smith also pitched in relief.
 
For Oakman, Cristian Lopez was 3 for 4 with a run, Logan Martin was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Dawson Crowell was 1 for 3 with an RBI and both Malachi Bridges and Jarrett Martin had hits. 
 
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Jasper 18, Winfield 5
 
Jasper took advantage of 13 walks and timely hitting to rout Winfield 18-5 on the road Monday.
 
The Vikings (1-1) built a big lead in the third inning, scoring six runs. They added four more in the sixth and led 10-3 before erupting for eight runs in the seventh inning.
 
Peyton Thomasson led the Jasper offense, going 3 for 4 with four runs, three RBIs and two stolen bases. He got the scoring started in the third inning with RBI single that scored Braxton Turnbow. He added a two-run single in the seventh.  
 
Tyler Thomasson got the win on the mound, allowing three unearned runs on two hits and a walk while striking out five in three innings.
 
Mayson Slaughter pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one walk and striking out a pair, Seth Davidson allowed one hit in one scoreless inning and Cade Mitchell gave up two runs, one earned, in one inning.
 
At the plate, Tyler Morrison was 2 for 3 with a double, a run and three RBIs, Slaughter was 2 for 3 with three runs and an RBI, Carson Alvis was 1 for 2 with three walks a double, three runs and three RBIs, Tyler Thomasson was 1 for 2 with three walks, two runs and two RBIs, Parker Sawyer was 1 for 4 with a run and an RBI, Turnbow scored two runs, John Michael Crump and Davidson had RBIs and both Topher Wilson and Connor Whitley scored runs..
 
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Corner sweeps Priceville
 
The Corner Yellow Jackets opened the season with a pair of road wins at Priceville on Monday.
 
Corner defeated the Bulldogs 1-0 and 8-1
 
Yellow Jacket pitchers Tanner Hayes, Brayden Rowe and Ethan Muncher combined to allow six hits and three walks while striking out 23 batters.
 
Corner won the opener despite getting no hit by a pair of Priceville pithers.  The Yellow Jackets broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning when Tyler McNiese walked, stole a base and scored on an error. 
 
Hayes got the win, allowing two hits and one walk while striking out 11 in seven innings. 
 
In the second game, Rowe got the win, giving up an unearned run on three hits and two walks while striking out nine. Muncher went the final 2 2/3 innings, giving up one hit and striking out three.
 
Offensively, Rowe was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI, Cole Burkett was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Andrew Baker was 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI, Justin Cummings was 1 for 3 with an RBI, Colin Daniel was 1 for 3 with a run, Tyler McNiese was 1 for 5 with an RBI, Hayes scored two runs and both Cade Freeman and Hayes  Brown scored runs. 
 
Corner (2-0) hosts Good Hope on Thursday.