10U All-Stars slide by Atmore, 11-10

Published 12:54 am Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Reese Burkhardt and Brandon Langley went 3-for-4 each at the plate and scored two runs each to help Andalusia overcome a 10-2 deficit to claim a 11-10 victory over Atmore at the Cal Ripken 10U tournament in Evergreen.

Chase Harper threw a one-hitter and struck out four batters over the last two innings to seal the victory.

Jacob Cravey and Caleb Mcleod had two hits; and Harper, Noah Gooden, Ellis Mount, John Allen Wise and Garrett Simpler all had a hit in leading the Bulldogs (2-1) in the win.  Andalusia scored seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to close the gap to 10-9. The Bulldogs were led in the fifth on singles by Burkhardt and Langley.

Andalusia took the lead for good when McLeod hit a base clearing triple.  Harper struck out the first two batters in the sixth and Cravey made a terrific on the run scoop and throw play at shortstop to get the final batter at first.

The Bulldogs continued action against Flomaton at 6 p.m. last night.