2 local teams get wins

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 30, 2011

South Alabama’s Adam Kilpatrick (16) gets a piece of the ball. | Andrew Garner/Star-News

Monday night’s 8-and-under All-Star action brought wins to two local teams.

South Alabama beat East Brewton 23-2 in four innings, while Opp defeated South Alabama 21-6 in action Monday night at Opp’s Sportsplex.

South Alabama 23, East Brewton 2

South Alabama scored nine runs in the first inning, four runs in the second inning and 10 runs in the third inning in the win.

East Brewton scored two runs in the fourth inning.

With this victory, the 8U Andalusia team will play in the state tournament next week.

Garrett Simpler, Kambron Whitaker, Chad Long and Aiden Amos scored three runs each; T-Man Salter and Chris Lee scored two runs each; and Jack Day, Collin Ward, Parker Kennedy, Noah Gooden, Tucker Glenn and Adam Kilpatrick added one run each for South Alabama.

Opp 21, South Alabama 6

Opp trailed 6-3 after the first inning, but answered with 10 runs in the second inning and six runs in the third inning to claim the district title.

Opp’s Tray Boutwell, Thomas Glissan, Hal Smithart and Brok Scofield scored three runs each; Payton Ellis, Case Short and Jayden Lacey scored two runs each; and Brady James, Chandler Pyron and Lane Ballard scored one run each.

The district champs sealed the win with two runs in the fourth inning.

Simpler, Whitaker, Long, Amos, Brackston and Kilpatrick scored for South Alabama in the bottom of the first inning.