Prep Baseball: Corner doubles up Dora for area win

Oakman sweeps area foe Holy Family

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 3/12/19

DORA — Corner scored three runs in the top of the first and never trailed, beating Dora 10-5 in their Class 5A, Area 11 game at Dora High School’s Wolfe Field on Tuesday.

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Prep Baseball: Corner doubles up Dora for area win

Oakman sweeps area foe Holy Family

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DORA — Corner scored three runs in the top of the first and never trailed, beating Dora 10-5 in their Class 5A, Area 11 game at Dora High School’s Wolfe Field on Tuesday.

With the win, the Yellow Jackets improved to 6-4 overall, 2-1 in area play. The game was the area opener for the Bulldogs.

On Tuesday, eight different Corner players had hits in the game, led by Cole Fuller, who finished 2 for 4 with a run and four RBIs, Brayden Rowe, who was 2 for 4 with a run and Gage Lisby was 1 of 4 with two runs and three RBIs.

Corner led 4-3 after the first inning and padded its lead with three runs in the fourth and three runs in the sixth.

For the Jackets, Rowe got the win, allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts in five innings. Isaiah McCracken struck out three in 1 1/3 innings. Trace McCormack finished 1 for 3 with two RBIs for the Jackets, McCracken was 1 for 3 with an RBI, Garrett Purvis was 1 for 3 with a run, Tyler McNiese was 1 for 4 with a run, Tanner Hayes was 1 for 3 and Dan Knowlton scored three runs.

Jaymon Parker took the loss for Dora, allowing seven runs, four earned, on six hits and four walks with six strikeouts in five innings. Tyler Goodwin was 2 for 4 for Dora (4-7, 0-1) and Logan Fowler was 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI.

Dora is scheduled to play a double header at Corner on Thursday.

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Oakman 23, Holy Family 0

Oakman 15, Holy Family 0

Oakman swept its Class 3A, Area 10 series against Holy Family on Tuesday, earning 23-0 and 15-0 home victories over the Tornadoes.

In the opener, the Wildcats scored seven runs in the first inning, 11 in the second and five in the third.

Skylar Hice led the team at the plate, going 2 for 4 with two runs and five RBIs, Blake Lollar and Logan Martin were both 1 for 2 with two runs and two RBIs, Dawson Crowell was 1 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs, JonDawson Tittle was 1 for 2 with two runs and an RBI, Sawyer Thompson was 1 for 1 with two runs and RBI, Ketch Jones was 1 for 2 with two RBI, Sam Smith had three runs and an RBI, Chase Moody had two runs and an RBI and Christian Hubbard scored two runs.

Jones got the win, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out seven in three innings.

Oakman (6-5, 2-0) scored 15 runs in the first inning of the second game.

Moody was 2 for 2 with a run and two RBIs, Tittle was 1 for 2 with two runs and three RBIs, Thompson was 1 for 2 with a run and two RBIs, Bridges was 1 for 2 with two RBIs, Camden Chambers scored two runs and had two RBIs, Jones scored two runs and had an RBI and both Smith and Hice scored two runs.

Chase Moody tossed a no-hitter in the win, striking out nine and allowing one walk in three innings.

Oakman hosts Carbon Hill today.

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Mountain Brook 4, Jasper 3

Jasper 7, Mountain Brook 6, 9 innings

Jasper earned a hard-fought split at Mountain Brook on Tuesday in a series moved from Jasper.

The Vikings battled the Class 7A Spartans to the final at bat in both games, losing the opener 4-3 and winning the nightcap 7-6 in nine innings.

In the first game, the Spartans (11-5) scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to overcome a 3-2 deficit and earn the win.

Parker Sawyer got the start and allowed two earned runs on seven hits and four walks with one strikeout in four innings. Seth Davidson took the loss, giving up two unearned runs on one hit and one walk with three strikeouts in two innings.

Slade Harbin was 2 for 2 at the plate with a double and a run, Tyler Thomasson was 2 for 3, Kaden Shelton was 2 for 4, Landon Nix was 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI, both Cam Robinson and Ryan Willcutt were 1 for 3 with an RBI and Nick Keeton was 1 for 3 with a run.

In the second game, Jasper broke a 6-6 tie in the ninth. Shelton led off the inning with a triple and scored on Nix's RBI single.

Slade Harbin got the win, giving up three walks and striking out four in 2 1/3 innings. Zac Durham pitched the bottom of the ninth to get the save, striking out the side. Carbon Gilbert got the start and gave up six runs, five earned, on six hits and seven walks with two strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

At the plate, Thomasson was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI, Shelton was 2 for 4 with a triple and two runs, Durham was 2 for 4 with a run, Harbin was 1 for 3 with a double, two runs and two RBIs, Nix was 1 for 4 with two RBIs, Keeton was 2 for 5 with a double and Willcutt was 2 for 5.

Jasper (9-3) plays at Sumiton Christian at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow.

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Shades Valley 13, Sumiton Christian 0, five innings

Sumiton Christian dropped its sixth straight game on Tuesday, falling to Shades Valley 13-0 in five innings.

Joe Hicks took the loss, giving up eight runs, one earned, on no hits and nine walks with four strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.

Jarrett McLain and Josh Marshall each had hits for Sumiton Christian (2-6).

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Other Scores

Minor 6, Cordova 3