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Providence scores 6 runs in 7th inning, beats Montgomery Academy - Dothan Eagle: Sports

Providence scores 6 runs in 7th inning, beats Montgomery Academy

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Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 11:45 pm

MONTGOMERY – Providence scored six runs in the top of the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and earn the 10-4 win over Montgomery Academy in the Jason Armstrong/FCA Tournament at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium.

Phillip Blackmon had a RBI single and Brad Lolley a RBI double to key the six-run inning for PCS, which improved to 4-5 on the year.

Quinton Snellgrove and Lolley both had two hits for PCS. Nathan Turner and Blackmon both had a RBI single and Chet Sowell had a double.

Spencer Walker picked up the win in relief, working two innings, allowing just one run and one hit, while striking out one. Blackmon pitched four solid innings as the starter, striking out six and allowing just one hit. Riley Grantham worked the last inning, striking out one, but did not qualify for a save.

Rehobeth 20, Cottonwood 0 (5): Trey Truitt had two hits and drove in four runs, pacing Rehobeth’s rout of Cottonwood in a Wiregrass Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal game Wednesday at Rehobeth.

The Rebels advanced to Friday’s championship game at 7 p.m. against Ashford, which edged Slocomb 5-4.

Truitt had a double and a solo homer and also scored three runs. Brandon Cobb had a single and a two-run triple and also scored three runs for Rehobeth. Aubrey Waller and Brady Johnson were both 2-for-2 with Johnson driving in a run. Waller scored three times and Johnson twice.

The foursome of Tyler Davis, Logan Chancey, Cobb and Logan Palmer combined on a one-hitter in the five-inning game. Davis, the starter who worked two innings, was credited with the win.

Ethan Lewis had the lone hit for Cottonwood.

Ashford 5, Slocomb 4: Ashford held off Slocomb in the last inning to advance to the WAC Tournament title game.

The Yellow Jackets led 5-2 going to the seventh, but the Red Tops scored two on a Cody Santora RBI triple and a throwing error that allowed Santora to score. Chad Peacock then singled, but a force out then a caught stealing ended the game.

Zach Moore had three hits and two RBIs for Ashford (4-3). Parker Moman and Cody Hadden had two hits, Chase Benton and James Lisenby had a double each and Hayden Harrison had a two-run single. Harrison was the winning pitcher.

Santora and Peacock had two hits for Slocomb (5-4), which plays Cottonwood in the third-place game.

Ashford Academy 15, Abbeville Christian 12: In the completion of a suspended game from Monday because of darkness, Ashford Academy held on to beat ACA.

The Falcons led 15-12 in the top of the fifth when played was halted Monday. The Generals scored twice Wednesday, but couldn’t score again to tie it.

Keith Johnson was 2-for-3 with a triple and three runs batted in and Trey Johnston was 2-for-2 with a solo homer and two RBIs for Ashford Academy. Michael Gibson was the winning pitcher.

JV baseball

Northview sweeps Dothan: Northview defeated Dothan 11-7 and 2-1 in junior varsity action Wednesday at the Northview campus.

In the opener, Logan Herndon picked up the win, pitching the first three innings of the five-inning game. Geoffrey Grier worked the last two innings and earned a save.

Offensively for Northview, Trevor Reynolds was 2-for-2 and scored two runs and Grier was 2-for-3 with two runs batted in and two runs scored. Matt Stefin, Andrew Benak and Tyler Brown all had a hit and RBI and Stefond Davis had a hit and scored twice.

For Dothan in the opener, Nick Kellenberger was 2-for-3 and Alex Arriaga and Kwiian Reynolds had a double each. Bubba McDaniel and Ryan Rankin had a hit and scored a run.

In game two, Coates Chason scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the fourth for the decisive run for Northview (4-4). Tyler Redick was the winning pitcher. Grier and Benak had a single each for the Cougars and Antonie Abrhams and Buck Robinson had a single each for the Dothan hits.

JV softball

Rehobeth 10, Ashford 4: Hayden Pybus had three hits, including a solo homer, and Jordan Smith also hit a solo homer, pacing Rehobeth’s JV to the win.

Anna Lafiore added two hits, one a double.

Lauren Rase picked up the win and Smith a save.

In games from Tuesday night…

Varsity Baseball

Northview splits with Central-Phenix City: Northview split a doubleheader Tuesday in Phenix City, losing the opener to last year’s 6A semifinalist 5-1 then beating the Red Devils 4-2.

Northview is now 8-3 on the season.

In the Cougars’ win in game two, John Cunningham pitched a five-hitter and allowed only one earned run, while striking out seven in a complete-game win. Offensively, Roquel Marsh was 2-for-4 and Hunter Leger was 1-for-2 with a RBI.

In the opener, Northview stranded 10 runners and struck out 10 times in the loss. Jeremiah Summerford hit a solo home run for the Cougars’ only run. Ben Swicord took the loss, giving up three earned runs and only four hits in five innings. He struck out five.

Pike Liberal Arts 12, Hooper Academy 2: Taytom Barnes went 4-for-4 with four runs batted in, highlighted by a three-run homer, and also earned the win during a rain-delayed Tuesday night game. He pitched three of the five innings, striking out three and giving up two hits and two runs.

Chandler Avant and Brian Adams both had three hits with Adams driving in three runs for the Patriots (8-1, 1-0). John Steven Grice had two hits, one a double, and Robert Benton added another double.

Softball

Enterprise 6, Central-Phenix City 3: Danielle Clark struck out eight in five innings to pick up the win on Tuesday night. Kaylee Hussey hit a two-run homer, Abby Purvis had two hits and drove in two runs and Bailey Hurst had a double.

On Monday night, the Wildcats beat Pleasant Home 13-3 with Clark picking up the win with five strikeouts. Hurst had a two-run triple, a RBI triple and a sacrifice fly for a RBI. Katie Thompson had a two-run double and a RBI single. Emily Smith and Hussey added a RBI single each.

Girls soccer

Enterprise 9, Dothan 0: Enterprise scored six goals in the second half to pull away to the win Tuesday night.

Taylor Harrelson and Morgan Holmes scored two goals each for the Lady Wildcats, who improved to 2-3-1 overall and 1-0 in Class 6A, Area 4 play.

Jennifer Parrish scored a goal and had three assists. Ragin Berry scored once and had one assist. Allison Lee, Madyson Rinehart and Cierra Scarpill added one goal each.

 

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