Prep Baseball: Jasper splits games in Mississippi

Dora wins pair on Friday night

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 3/1/19

Jasper bounced back from a shutout loss on Friday with a narrow win Saturday in the Adidas/Rex Deep South Tournament in Purvis, Miss.

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Prep Baseball: Jasper splits games in Mississippi

Dora wins pair on Friday night

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Jasper bounced back from a shutout loss on Friday with a narrow win Saturday in the Adidas/Rex Deep South Tournament in Purvis, Miss.

The Vikings (4-2) fell to Ocean Springs 7-0 on Friday.

Jasper was held to four hits in the loss. Parker Sawyer took the loss on the mound, allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits while striking out seven in six innings.

Zac Durham, Slade Harbin, Cam Robinson and Kaden Shelton had hits for Jasper.

On Saturday, Jasper got stellar pitching from Seth Davidson, Topher Wilson and Durham in a 4-2 win over Purvis.

Davidson got the win, allowing one earned run on one hit and three walks with four strikeouts in three innings. Wilson went two innings, giving up one earned run on two hits with three strikeouts in two innings and Durham got the save, allowing one hit and striking out two in two innings.

At the plate, Robinson was 2 for 2 with a double and two runs, Durham was 2 for 3 with a double, a run and an RBI, Tyler Thomasson and Pacey Gillott both finished 1 for 3 and both Harbin and Shelton had RBIs.

The Vikings play at Hayden on Thursday.

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Oakman goes 1-1 at Leeds

Oakman split a pair of games at Leeds on Saturday, falling to Sipsey Valley 12-1 and beating the host team 5-1.

Against Leeds, JonDawson Tittle got the win, allowing one run on two hits, two walks while striking out five in five innings. Blake Lollar got the save allowing a hit and striking out one in two innings.

At the plate, Christian Hubbard was 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, Brayden Ray ad Skylar Hice each finished 1 for 3 with a run, Sam Smith stole two bases and scored two runs, Dawson Crowell stole two bases and scored a run and Malachi Bridges was 1 for 3 with a triple.

In the opener against Shades Valley, Lollar took the loss, giving up five runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks with one strikeout in two innings.

Chase Moody was 1 for 2 with a stolen base and an RBI and Smith was 1 for 1 with a run.

Oakman (2-4) opens play in the Walker County Baseball Tournament starting at 4 p.m. Monday.

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Curry splits with Phil Campbell

Weston Horton tossed a one-hit complete game as Curry won its first game of the season at home on Saturday, beating Phil Campbell 3-0 in the opening game of a double header.

Horton walked five and struck out five in seven innings.

Curry (1-5) scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Tanner Rowe was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, Brodie Naramore was 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI, Luke Smith scored a run and both Jacob Woder and Luke Tidwell added hits.

In the second game, Phil Campbell overcame a 9-6 deficit with a five-run seventh inning en route to an 11-10 win.

Cade Miller took the loss, allowing five runs, no earned runs, on one hit and three walks with three strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings.

At the plate, Miller was 2 for 4 with three runs and an RBI, Woder was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Cody Dunagan had a double, two runs and two RBIs, Naramore was 1 for 3 with two RBIs, Rowe was 1 for 2 with an RBI, Hunter Bates was 1 for 1 with two runs, Tidwell was 1 for 1 with a double and an RBI, Horton scored two runs and Smith scored a run.

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Sumiton Christians drops pair in Florence

Sumiton Christian lost to both Mars Hill Bible and Athens Bible in Florence on Saturday. Mars Hill earned an 8-1 win over the Eagles while Athens Bible won 10-8.

Against Mars Hill, Joe Hicks took the loss on the mound, allowing six earned runs on three hits and six walks while striking out four in three innings.

The Eagles (2-2) had just two hits with Sam Shumate going 1 for 3 with a run, Jake Jones finishing 1 for 2 and CJ Bunn driving in a run.

Against Athens Bible, Jake Phillips took the loss in relief, allowing three runs, no earned runs, on two walks with one strikeout in 1/3 innings.

Hicks finished 3 for 3 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs, Sam Dixon was 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI and Corbin Hicks was 1 for 4 with two RBIs.

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Friday night

Dora wins pair at Good Hope

Dora improved to 4-2 on the season with two wins at Good Hope on Friday night.

The Bulldogs opened with a 4-2 win over Cordova in eight innings before taking down the home tema 16-15 in nine innings in the nightcap.

Against Cordova, Dylan McDonald got the win, allowing one run on two hits and two walks with two strikeouts in three innings. Tyler Goodwin worked the final inning and got the save, walking two and striking out one.

Boone Martin finished 2 for 4 with a run, Kyle Chapman was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Tanner Earnest was 2 for 3, Jaymon Parker as 1 for 4 with a double and three RBIs, Andrew Gaylor scored two runs and Goodwin was 1 for 3.

For Cordova, Noah Samples was 1 for 4 with an RBI and Nathan Bullocks was 1 for 5 with a run. Adam O’Rear took the loss, giving up two runs, no earned runs, on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts in three innings.

Dora defeated Good Hope with a run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Chapman drove in Goodwin with an RBI single for the game winner.

For the Bulldogs, Tyler Allen was 2 for 4 with a double, a run and four RBIs, Zac Headrick was 2 for 4 with two runs, Goodwin was 1 for 3 with two stolen bases, a run and two RBIs, Logan Fowler was 1 for 2 with two runs and an RBI, both Martin and Earnest finished 1 for 4 with two runs, Baylen Gann was 1 for 1 with a double and an RBI, Knoxx Eustice was 1 for 4 with a run and an RBI, Chapman was 1 for 1 with an RBI and both Gaylor and Konner Hogg scored two runs.