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Prep Baseball Round-up


Sumiton Christian’s Jordon Robertson tossed a five-inning no-hitter on Saturday, leading the Eagles past Athens Bible in the opening game of a double header at Blair Field.

The Eagles won the game 10-0 with Robertson allowing just a walk while striking out nine batters.

Sumiton Christian took a 3-0 lead into the third inning and pushed across five runs in the third to make the score 8-0. Yancey Young had a two-run double in the inning and Josh Hicks added a two-run single.

The Eagles ended the game with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.

At the plate, Young was 2 for 2 with a double, two runs and two RBIs, Hicks was 2 for 4 with a double, a run and two RBIs, Ashton Whiten was 1 for 2 with three runs, Landon Shumate was 1 for 2 with two runs, Ashton McClendon scored a run and Jake McDonald had an RBI.

In the second game, Mars Hill edged Sumiton Christian 7-5. Mars Hill scored all seven runs over the final three innings.

Ingle paced the Eagles at the plate, going 3 for 4 with a double, a run and an RBI, Young was 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI, Hicks was 1 for 4 with a run and Griffin Myers was 1 for 4.

Ingle took the loss, allowing three runs, no earned runs, on four hits and three walks while striking out five in 4 1/3 innings.

Sumiton Christian (4-4) is scheduled to host Carbon Hill at 2 p.m. Monday.


Corner 20, Cherokee County 13

Corner scored nine runs in the opening inning and led 15-0 going into the bottom of the third on its way to a 20-13 road win over Cherokee County on Saturday.

Cade Freeman led the Yellow Jackets going 2 for 5 with a double, three runs and three RBIs, Skyler Norris was 2 for 2 with two runs and an RBI, Eli Cannon was 2 for 5 with two runs and an RBI, Colin Daniel was 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs, Skyler Trawick was 1 for 2 with three runs and three RBIs and Gavin Brown was 1 for 3 with two runs and three RBIs.

Daniel got the win, allowing one hit and striking out five in two scoreless innings. Cannon went the final 2 1/3 innings, giving up one hit and one walk while striking out five.

Corner (2-5) is scheduled to host Priceville on Tuesday.


Hubbertville 14, Meek 2, five innings

Meek dropped its season opener on Saturday, falling to Hubberville 14-2 at home.

The game was tied 2-2 until the Lions erupted for 10 runs in the third inning.

For Meek, Blake Cleghorn was 1 for 1 with a double and two RBIs, Jarrett Benson was 1 for 3 with a double and a run and both Dalton Guthrie and Cade Patton added hits.

Braxton Dickerson started the game on the mound and took the loss, allowing eight earned runs and striking out two in 2 2/3 innings.

Meek plays at Lynn on Tuesday.


Friday’s Game

Sipsey Valley 10, Jasper 4

Sipsey Valley used a five-run fourth inning to pull away from Jasper in a 10-4 home victory over the Vikings on Friday night.

Jasper trailed 5-4 going into the bottom of the fourth.

For the Vikings, Mayson Slaughter was 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, Peyton Thomasson was 1 for 3 with a double and a run, Tyler Morrison was 1 for 3 with an RBI, Reese Brakefield was 1 for 3 and both Parker Sawyer and Aiden McGinnis scored a run.

Jackson Ballard got the start and took the loss for Jasper, allowing nine runs, three earned, on four hits and one walk with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings.

The Vikings (5-3), who have lost three straight games, are scheduled to play at Mortimer Jordan on Tuesday.