Braves, Yanks, Reds get win

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The A's fell to the Yankees 8-5 last Friday night. | Andrew Garner - Star-News

In 11-to-12-year-old Cal Ripken action Friday night, three teams started the weekend with one win each at Johnson Park.

The Braves beat the Giants 11-1; the Yankees (City) defeated the A’s 8-5; and the Reds beat the Indians 14-4.

Braves 11, Giants 1

The Giants scored their only run in the first inning on an error.

However, the Braves shot out to a 5-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning with the help of a three-run home run by Haymons.

The Braves scored two runs previous to Haymons’ home run when Stewart hit an RBI double to score Charton.

The last runs scored in the first inning for the Braves came on an RBI triple from Carter.

In the second and fourth innings, the Braves scored three runs each to get the victory.

Stewart and Allred had one RBI each in the second inning, and Haymons added one more RBI in the fourth inning in the win.

Stewart scored three runs; Charton, Whatley and Haymons scored two runs each; and Allred and Odom scored one run each for the Braves.

Yankees (City) 8, A’s 5

Trailing 3-2 in the third inning, the Yankees tied the game at three runs each, and surged ahead in the fourth inning scoring four runs on one hit and one walk to defeat the A’s by three runs.

The Yankees jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning when Ridge Riley hit an RBI double to score Allen Butler.

Taylor Griffin scored later on a single from Clay Stephens.

The A’s cut the Yankees’ lead to one run in the second inning when Dylan Jordan hit an RBI single to score Jeffrey Perdue.

In the third inning, the A’s scored two runs on singles from Colten Dorman and Evan Russell.

The Yankees tying run in the third inning came on an RBI double from Bolten Davis that scored Griffin.

The A’s weren’t out of the mix in the fourth inning taking the lead back scoring one run on a double from Tristan Cobb.

In the bottom of the fourth, the Yankees hit it wide open scoring four runs on one hit and one walk alone.

Then, in the sixth, the Yankees sealed the deal scoring one run.

The A’s added one run in the sixth as well.

Butler and Griffin scored three runs each; and Will Jones and Caleb Barbarow scored one run each for the Yankees.

For the A’s, Perdue scored two runs; and Dameyure Scott, Dorman and Andrew Kelley scored one run each.

Reds 14, Indians 4

The Reds scored five runs in the second inning and four runs in the fifth inning in the 10-run victory over the Indians Friday night.

Lane Sirmon and William Ossenfort scored the first two runs of the game in the first inning on a single from Will Adams.

The five-run second inning started with an RBI single from Dedric Walker to score Justin Gibson.

Walker later came around on a single form John Graham.

Graham, Sirmon and Ossenfort score the last three runs in the second on errors.

The Indians scored one run in the first inning and two runs in the second inning at the start.

Torres scored on a double from Greathouse in the first inning; and Hardy and Douglas scored on a double from Torres in the second inning.

The Reds added two runs in the third inning on one single each from Timothy Clark and Griffin O’Connor.

In the fourth inning, the Reds scored one run on a single from Taylor Earnest.

The four runs in the fifth inning for the Reds came on one single each from Walker, Earnest and Gibson.

In that inning, Walker, Graham, Sirmon and Ossenfort scored for the Reds.

The Indians scored their last run in the fifth inning on an RBI double from Baker.

Editor’s note: Complete names of players were not available when the Star-News went to press Monday evening.