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Geneva County edges Geneva in fine pitching duel - Dothan Eagle: Sports

Geneva County edges Geneva in fine pitching duel

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Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013 12:05 am

HARTFORD -- Geneva County’s Trenton Simmons and Geneva’s Jamison Roney delivered pitching gems Thursday, combining on 27 strikeouts and giving up only two total hits with Simmons getting the better of it when his RBI single in the fourth inning lifted the Bulldogs over the Panthers 1-0.

Both pitchers worked one-hit complete games. Simmons struck out 12 and allowed three walks. Roney struck out 15 and gave up two walks.

The game’s only run came in the fourth inning. Remington Fowler walked, stole second and moved to third on a passed ball before scoring on a Simmons single. The hit was the only one for Geneva County (2-1).

Scott Stough had a single in the second inning for the only hit for Geneva (3-1).

Northview, Charles Henderson split: Northview and Charles Henderson split a doubleheader with Northview winning 8-6 in the opener and Charles Henderson taking the second game 16-4.

In the opener, Jeremiah Summerford had a double and four players – Roquel Marsh, Braden Olive and Turner Vincent - had a single each for Northview. John Cunningham was the winning pitcher, striking out four and giving up eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.

For CHHS in game one, Joey Denison had two hits, one a double, and Tripp Blackmon and Morgan Shaver had a double each.

In game two, Hunter Baggett was 4-for-4 with five runs scored to pace CHHS. Austin Ingram had three hits with three RBIs and Chase Smartt had two hits, one a double. Denison added a double.

Summerford led the Northview offense with two hits, one a double, and three runs batted in.

Blackmon got the win for CHHS, pitching five innings and scattering eight hits and striking out four.

Enterprise 6, Smiths Station 4: Christian Davis hit a two-run single in the top of the seventh inning that lifted Enterprise to a come-from-behind victory.

The Wildcats (3-4) were trailing 4-3 going into their last at-bat before Davis delivered. Clark Quisenberry later reached on an error as an insurance run scored.

Sophomores Dustin Jordan and Nathan Robinson each had two hits and drove in a run.

The win avenged an 8-1 loss to Smiths Station earlier in the season.

Robbie Stockhausen pitched six innings, gave up seven hits and four earned runs to get the victory. His twin brother, Tommy Stockhausen, pitched a hitless seventh for the save.

Dothan 9-4, Houston Academy 7-16: Gavin Gunter went 4-for-4 with a double, three singles and three RBIs to help the Raiders earn a doubleheader split with Dothan.

The Tigers won the first game.

HA’s Andy Jones went 4-for-4 and drove in three runs for the Raiders in the first game. Kirk Maddox had a single and an RBI for HA.

In the second game, Austin Jenne struck out six and allowed two hits.

Brett Gilmore, Jones and James Todd each had two hits and an RBI for the Raiders. Jeffrey Omohundro, Taylor Lewis and Maddox each had a hit and an RBI in the win.

Slocomb 10, Samson 0: Bailey Jones and Mason Reeder combined on a two-hit shutout and eight strikeouts in Slocomb’s five-inning win over Samson.

Jones, the winning pitcher, went four innings, allowing one hit and striking out six. Reeder worked the last inning, striking out two and giving up one hit.

Offensively, Cody Santora drove in three runs, highlighted by a two-run double. Seth Justice and J.D. Ballard were 2-for-2 with a RBI and Laramie Bolin was 2-for-3 for Slocomb (2-2).

Samson’s two hits came from Jon-Tyler Wise and Ethan Simmons. Both were singles.

Abbeville 10, Houston County 8: Jonathan Howerton was the winning pitcher and was 2-for-3 as Abbeville opened the season with a win. Dylan Finney was 3-for-3 and Hayden Ludlam was 3-for-4 for the Yellow Jackets.

New Brockton 10, Florala 5: Jordan Holloway was the winning pitcher with seven strikeouts in four innings.

Aubrey Bryant, Shay Hobbs and Holloway had two hits each for the Gamecocks (2-0). Kennan Rachel and Preston Griffin scored two runs each.

Northside Methodist 8, SMCA 2: Jacob Moye struck out 15 batters and pitched a two-hitter for Northside (2-1).

Christian Tolbert drove in four runs with a bases-clearing double and a sacrifice fly. Jackson Smith added a single and a double in the win.

Pike Liberal Arts 2, Lee-Scott Academy 1: Conner Vowell scored on a wild pitch in the top of the sixth inning, breaking a 1-1 tie and reliever Chandler Avant made it hold up for the Patriots (3-1).

Taytom Barnes started and picked up the pitching win, allowing only two hits and a run over five innings. He struck out seven. Avant worked two perfect innings with a strikeout for a save.

Offensively, John Steven Grice and Robert Benton were 2-for-4 each and Barnes was 1-for-3.

Lakeside School 13, Abbeville Christian 3: Alex Adams was 3-for-4 with three runs batted in and Drew Spivey hit a three-run homer to power Lakeside (3-0, 1-0) to the win.

Kyle Morris was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in and Brody Thomasson was 1-for-2 with two walks.

Max Winkleback was the winning pitcher, allowing only five hits in five innings, while striking out two. Brody Thomasson worked the last two innings, striking out three and not allowing a hit.

For ACA, Caleb Flowers had a single and two runs batted in and Dallas Day had two hits and an RBI. Kyle Helms and Griffin Fenn had the other two hits for the Generals.

Ashford Academy 7, Emmanuel Christian 5: Jo Jo Seale was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs batted in and Keith Johnson added a single and RBI for the Falcons (1-1). Johnson picked up the win, pitching four innings in relief, striking out four. Michael Gibson struck out four in two innings as the starter.

Varsity softball

Houston Academy 5, New Brockton 4: Elizabeth Valenza hit a home run and a double and with two RBIs to help the Raiders improve to 4-1.

Bailee Dempsey doubled, singled and drove in a run. Kellie McCaffrey had two hits and drove in a run for HA. Frances Coleman had a double and a single in the win.

Dempsey was the winning pitcher in relief of starter McCaffrey, who pitched into the fourth inning. Dempsey struck out eight batters in four innings of work. She got a strikeout with the tying run on third to end the game.

Kinston 10, Enterprise 8: Chelbie Fuller went 3-for-4 and pitched four innings as Kinston (2-0) came from behind to win.

Alexis Harrison had two hits and pitched the other three innings for the Bulldogs. Breann Biddle added two hits as Kinston finished with 12 hits as a team.

Carroll 12, Russell County 2: Tori Davis hit a double and a triple and drove in five runs on offense, and pitched a three-hitter in the circle to lead the Eagles (1-2) in their area opener. Brittni Cullifer went 3-for-4 for Carroll. Sarah Daye and Nasia Anderson added a hit each.

Stanhope Elmore 7, Northview 1: Lydia Blount had two hits and an RBI and teammates Angela Buie and Samantha Bradley added two hits each for the Cougars (1-3).

Corynne Hendershott took the loss, pitching seven innings and giving up two earned runs with two walks, two strikeouts and 10 hits.

Samson 12, Freeport (Fla.) 3: Haley Lamb was 2-for-4 with four runs batted in and Courtney Wood also went 2-for-4. Tori Crews was the winning pitcher, striking out four.

Central-Phenix City 14, Eufaula 7: Central scored eight unearned runs with two outs in the top of the seventh to overcome a 7-6 deficit and beat the Tigers.

Eufaula’s Holli Rowland was the losing pitcher despite allowing only two earned runs and striking out six. Rowland was also 2-for-3 with a double and a RBI.

Megan Spurlock was 3-for-4 with a double with two RBIs for Eufaula and Abby Thomas was 2-for-2 with a RBI. Laura Turchiano, Emily Tyler and Courtney Beaty all had one hit and drove in a run.

Smiths Station 12, Eufaula 7: Megan Spurlock was 2-for-4 with a double and four runs batted in and Rolanda King and Holli Rowland were 2-for-4 with King driving in a run. Laura Turchiano was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.

Ariton 12, Charles Henderson 7: Emily Snyder hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs and Hannah Peters was 2-for-4 with a RBI to lead Ariton’s offense. Madison Knox, Shelby Windham and Samantha Bell had a hit each with Knox driving in a run.

For Charles Henderson, Lindsey Fox had three hits and Amberlyn Baker had two hits, including a solo homer.

Northside Methodist Academy 16, SMCA 6: Kelly Garrett struck out 10 and had two hits on offense for Northside. Callie Gilbert had two doubles, Amber Steensma two hits, one a double, and Lauren Phelps had two singles.

Junior varsity baseball

Providence Christian 5-4, Dothan 4-1: Providence swept a doubleheader from the Tigers, winning the first game in eight innings 5-4 and the nightcap 4-1.

Matthew Williams got the win for Providence. Dothan took a 4-3 lead in the eighth after regulation ended 3-3. Austin Deloney singled and eventually scored on a passed ball for the Tigers.

Gray McClendon and Hunter Gwin scored the tying and winning runs when Jared Ray reached on an error in the bottom of the eighth.

Matthew Williams got the win for the Eagles.

In the second game, Williams went 3-for-3 with a triple, a double and two RBIs. Micah Yance hit a double. Rowan Godwin had a double and an RBI. Garrett Raffle got the win for the Eagles and Godwin added the save as they gave up three hits to the Tigers.

Slocomb 9, Samson 8 (6 innings): Will Hales went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in, including a game-winning walk-off RBI bases-loaded single, to lead Slocomb (3-1). Clay Kelley was 3-for-3 with a RBI and Dylan Rolf had a RBI double. Brady Nelson was the winning pitcher, working the last three innings and striking out six.

New Brockton 10, Florala 1: Noah McDaniel struck out seven and gave up two hits over four innings to pick up the win for New Brockton (4-0). Clark Thompson had two hits and scored twice, Van Motley had a double and two RBIs and Clay Kelley walked three times and scored all three times.

Abbeville Christian 2, Lakeside School 0: Griffin Fenn, Cody Cain and Drex Roach had a single each for ACA.

Junior varsity softball

Rehobeth 8-16, Ashford 0-2: Rehobeth captured the JV portion of the WAC Tournament with a pair of victories over the Yellow Jackets.

In the first game, Sara Warg pitched a four-hit shutout. Hayden Pybus, Kristen Sizemore and Emily Peters each had three hits for the Rebels. Lauren Rase added a double.

In the title game, Rase scattered six hits and earned the win. Cassidy Stephens had a single and an inside-the-park home run for the Rebels (8-1). Emma Dean had three hits. Anna Lafiore had a triple and a single and Lauren Golden also had two hits.

Ashford 14, Wicksburg 1: In between losing to Rehobeth, Ashford beat Wicksburg as Tiana Davis had two singles, Taylor Skipper had a single and RBI, Katelyn Miller a triple and Bailey Hughes and Bailey Lowe a single each.

On Wednesday night, Ashford beat Wicksburg 9-2 and Headland 7-6.

Charles Henderson 6, Ariton 3: Samantha Yarbrough had two hits, one a double, and drove in three and also closed out the game as the pitcher for Charles Henderson.

For Ariton, Claire Turner had a triple and a double, Brittany Carroll had a triple and Kaylee Baker had a double. Raleigh Pickett struck out six in five innings for Ariton.

Samson 17. Freeport (Fla.) 10: Sydney McDonald led the Samson offense, going 2-for-3 with three runs batted in.

G.W. Long 12, Providence Christian 9: Savanna Payne hit two home runs and Morgan Long added a pair of doubles for the Rebels (4-2). Kayley Grantham was the winning pitcher.

Clara Wright, Julia Brickman and Cassie Pilcher each had two hits for the Eagles in their season opener.

New Brockton 10, Houston Academy 3: Marlee Beth Andrews had a single and an RBI and Carolina Dozier and Jessa McEntire added hits for the Raiders (2-2).

Carroll 8, Russell County 3: Carol Anne Smith got the win and struck out six for the Eagles (2-1). She also got a hit. Kelsey Carter had two hits and Tori Midkiff added a hit in the victory.

Stanhope Elmore 6, Northview 3: Kate Hufham, Robyn Lewis, Taylor Ross, Anna Poland, Sara Kate Holland, Lauren Adkinson and Elisha Brown all had singles for Northview (1-3).

Sierra Lynn took the loss, giving up three earned runs in six innings with two walks, four hits and two strikeouts.


Houston Academy girls 3, LAMP 0: Julia Purvis, Ashton Mueller and Caitlyn Carter had a goal each in leading the Lady Raider win.

LAMP boys 5, Houston Academy 1: Wilson Ramsey had the HA goal.

Junior High Baseball

Rehobeth sweeps HA: Rehobeth defeated Houston Academy 5-4 and 12-0 on Thursday.

For HA in the opener, Henry Mitchell, Parker Devane, Dillon Jenne, Jack Knight and Ward Smith had a single each.

In game two, HA got a single each from James Elliott, Brooks Andrews and Harrison Rudd.


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