Opp 8Us dominate weekend
Opp and South Alabama’s 8-and-under All-Stars baseball teams dueled through four innings Saturday night, and the Bobcats walked away with a 4-0 win over the Andalusia team at the district tournament in Opp.
South Alabama regrouped and beat East Brewton 32-1 Sunday night to advance in the loser’s bracket.
Opp advanced in the winner’s bracket with a 30-0 win over Evergreen in the night cap Sunday night.
Opp 4, South Alabama 0
Chandler Byron led Opp with a single in the fifth inning and later scored on a double from Lane Ballard to go up 1-0.
Ballard came in on a single from Payton Ellis to make it 2-0.
Jesse Coon reached on a double and later scored on an RBI single from Wyatt Horn.
Brian Scofield hit a single to score Coon, who was the winning run for the Bobcats.
Thomas Glissen was 2-for-2 for the Bobcats.
Garrett Simpler and Kameron Whitaker were 2-for-2 each for South Alabama.
South Alabama 32, East Brewton 1
South Alabama scored 17 runs in the first inning to help Andalusia walk away with the 31-run win over East Brewton.
Simpler, Whitaker, Chad Long, Aiden Amos, Corban Davis and Tucker Glenn scored three runs each; Caleb Blackston, Jack Day, Chris Lee, Noah Gooden and Adam Kilpatrick scored two runs each; and Collin Ward scored one run for South Alabama in the win.
Long, Glenn and Kilpatrick were 3-for-3 each.
East Brewton scored its only run in the third inning on an error.
Opp 30, Evergreen 0
Opp earned a forfeit win Sunday night, as the Bobcats scored all of their 30 runs in the first inning.
Seven Bobcats — Tray Boutwell, Glissen, Pyron, Ballard, Ellis, Brady James and Coon — scored three runs each in the game.
Opp scored all 30 runs on 24 hits in the inning.
Complete coverage of Monday night’s championship games will be in the Wed., June 29 edition of the Star-News.