SUMITON — Tyler Morrison and Kaden Shelton had three hits each and Seth Davidson belted a home run as the Jasper Vikings earned a 9-2 win over Sumiton Christian at Blair Field on Thursday.
The Eagles stayed within striking distance into the seventh inning. Jasper scored four runs in the top of the inning to put the game out of reach.
Parker Sawyer got the win on the mound. Five Jasper pitchers combined to allow three hits and four walks while striking out 17 batters.
Sawyer went four innings, giving up one earned run on one hit and one walk with 10 strikeouts. Seth Davidson struck out two in one inning, Mayson Slaughter gave up a run and struck out one in 1/3 innings, Shelton struck out three in 1 1/3 innings and Braxton Turnbow struck out the one batter he faced.
For No. 8 Jasper (10-4), Morrison finished 3 for 4 with a double, a triple, one runs and two RBIs, Shelton was 3 for 4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI, Davidson was 2 for 4 with a home run, one run scored and two RBIs and Slaughter was 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI.
For Sumiton Christian (7-8), Jace Barrentine was 1 for 3 with a double and two runs, Sam Shumate was 1 for 3 with an RBI and Griffin Myers was 1 for 4. Isaiah Wright took the loss, giving up four earned runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts in four innings.
No. 7 Corner 13, Dora 5
Corner 10, Dora 0, six innings
Corner stayed perfect in area play on Thursday, beating Dora 13-5 and 10-0.
Only the first game counts in the area standings. Corner (14-1, 4-0) scored eight runs over the first three innings in the opener, building an 8-4 lead. The Yellow Jackets took advantage of 10 hits and seven walks in the game.
Andrew Baker led the way, going 2 for 3 with a double, two runs and two RBIs, Chandler Brakefield was 2 for 3 with a double, a run and an RBI, Cole Burkett was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, Hayes Brown was 1 for 3 with two runs and an RBI, Tanner Hayes was 1 for 3 with an RBI, Tyler McNiese was 1 for 5 with a triple, two runs and an RBI, Justin Cummings was 1 for 4 with an RBI, Colin Daniel scored two runs and had two RBIs, Brayden Rowe scored two runs and both Skyler Trawick and Cade Freeman scored runs.
Hayes got the win, allowing five runs, three earned, on seven hits and four walks while striking out six in five innings. Ethan Muncher got the save. He went the final two innings, striking out three.
For Dora, Jake Phillips was 2 for 3 with a home run, one run scored and two RBIs, Logan Fowler was 3 for 4 with a run, Tanner Earnest was 1 for 3 with a run, Zach Watson was 1 for 4 with an RBI and both Boone Martin and Knoxx Eustice scored runs.
Tyler Allen took the loss, striking out two in two innings.
In the second game, Corner scored five runs in the first inning to take command. Daniel led the team at the plate, going 2 or 3 with a run and three RBIs, Hayes was 2 for 2 with two runs and an RBI and Freeman was 1 for 3 with a run and two RBIs.
Alabama signee Rowe got the win, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out eight over four innings.
Lynn 18, Brilliant 0, five innings
Lynn scored 16 runs over the fourth and fifth innings to hand Brilliant an 18-0 loss on Thursday at Brilliant High School.
Chance Majors belted a home run and got the win on the mound. He allowed two hits and two walks and struck out seven over five innings.
At the plate for the Bears (6-4), Riley Humphries was 4 for 5 with two doubles and four RBIs, Marcus Meeks was 2 for 4 with two runs and three RBIs, Brandon Hill was 1 for 3 with three runs and two RBIs, Lance Harris was 1 for 2 with a double, a run and an RBI and Majors was 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs.