CORNER — Corner scored three runs early and made the lead stand with outstanding pitching as the Yellow Jackets shutout Moody 3-0 at Corner High School on Saturday.
Four Corner pitchers combined on a one-hitter. Colin Daniel got the win, giving up one hit and three walks while striking out nine in five innings. Mason Norris went 1/3 innings, Luke Dean gave up two walks in 2/3 innings and Hayes Brown went the final inning.
Corner scored two runs in the first inning on two singles, a walk and an error. Tyler McNiese singled and scored on a error for the first run. Daniel drove in Brayden Rowe with an RBI single for the second run.
For the Yellow Jackets, Daniel was 1 for 2 with an RBI, Andrew Baker was 1 for 2 with a double and a run, McNiese was 1 for 3 with a run, Cole Burkett was 1 for 3 with an RBI and both Brown and Chandler Brakefield added hits.
Corner plays at Clay-Chalkville on Tuesday and hosts Hueytown on Thursday.
Jasper wins pair
Jasper continued its hot start to the season on Saturday, scoring a total of 25 runs in routs of both Deshler and host-team Haleyville.
The Vikings, who have scored a total of 53 runs during their current four-game winning streak, defeated Deshler 12-2 and Haleyville 13-1.
On the day, Kaden Shelton was 5 for 7 with four doubles, three runs and five RBIs.
In the opener, Jasper scored in every inning against Deshler, scoring three runs each in the first, third and fifth innings.
Tyler Thomasson got the win, going all six innings. He allowed two runs, one earned, on four hits with seven strikeouts.
Mayson Slaughter was a perfect 2 for 2 with a home run, two runs scored and four RBIs, Shelton was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI, Nick Keeton was 1 for 1 with a run and an RBI, Peyton Thomasson was 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI and Tyler Morrison scored a run and had an RBI.
Against Haleyville, Braxton Turnbow picked up the win, giving up one unearned run on four hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings. Seth Davidson went 1 1/3 innings, striking out one and Topher Wilson pitched the final inning.
Shelton was 3 for 4 with two runs and four RBIs, Peyton Thomasson was 1 for 3 with three runs, Slaughter was 1 for 3 with two runs, Jon Burton was 1 for 3 with two runs and an RBI, Connor Whitley was 1 for 2 with a run and an RBI, Keeton scored two runs and had an RBI, Carson Alvis had a run and an RBI and both Cade Mitchell and Parker Sawyer had RBIs. Jasper (4-1) plays at Curry on Monday.
Dora 2, Cordova 0
Dora scored a pair of unearned runs in the fourth inning to earn a 2-0 victory at Cordova on Saturday.
Garrett Gilmore had a stellar outing for the Blue Devils (2-2), allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out four in seven innings. For Dora, Hayden Bozeman and Dakota Cobb combined for the shutout. Bozeman went three innings, giving up two hits and two walks while striking out three. Cobb got the win, giving up five hits and striking out four in four innings.
Offensively, Kyle Chapman was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Dora, Jake Phillips was 1 for 3 with a run and Boone Martin scored a run. For Cordova, Brady Ireland was 2 for 3, Garrett Mason was 2 for 2, while Gabe Gross, Adam O’Rear and Kayden Kilpatrick added hits.
Cordova also lost to Winfield 4-3 on Saturday. The Blue Devils host Minor on Tuesday.
Fayette County 3, Dora 2
Fayette County earned a walk-off win over Dora in their game Saturday. The Bulldogs (3-1) had tied the game in the top of the seventh. Fayette County scored the game-winning run after a walk and an error.
For Dora, Tanner Earnest was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI, Jake Philips was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Logan Fowler, Boone Martin and Zac Headrick added hits and Hayden Bozeman scored a run.
Tyler Allen started the game and gave up two earned runs on three hits and three walks and had five strikeouts in five innings. Logan Fowler suffered the loss, giving up one unearned run on two walks with one strikeout in one inning.
Dora plays at Oakman on Tuesday.