Baseball results: Oak Mountain edges Mountain Brook
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 14, 2006
The Oak Mountain Eagles were able to pull out a 3-1 victory over area rival Mountain Brook on Monday, despite the Spartans having the tying run on second twice in the final two innings.
Eagles starting pitcher Russ Harper notched a solid game for the win, giving up one run on three hits in six full innings of work. Harper found himself in a bind in the bottom of the second with two men on base and no outs but was able to strike out one, fly-out another and ground out the final batter end the inning.
Bill Henke came in to replace Harper in the seventh inning, walking one and striking out one to give the Eagles the victory.
Indian Springs 2, B.B. Comer 1: Indian Springs pitcher Grant Massey earned his first victory of the season Monday night with the help of relief pitcher Phillip Ward.
Massey and Ward combined to hold B.B. Comer to three hits as Indian Springs won the game 2-1.
Indian Springs took a 1-0 lead in the fourth off a triple by Jason Tolbert and a passed ball. Ashton Brown scored off of teammate Will Smith&8217;s RBI single in the sixth inning for the eventual game-winning run. With the victory, Indian Springs moves to .500 on the season with an overall record of 3-3.
Kingwood Christian 13, Jefferson Christian 8: The Kingwood Lions finished with 16 hits Monday night in a 13-8 victory over Jefferson Christian.
Brooks Webb, Nick Massey and Lakin Spinks each had two hits for the Lions while teammate Drew Davis pitched three innings and struck out one batter for the win.
Briarwood Christian wins two: The Briarwood Christian Lions went 2-1 over the weekend in Alexander City, defeating Tallassee (11-5) and Benjamin-Russell (5-4) before falling to Wetumpka (3-2) on Saturday.
Grant Luke played solid for the Lions in all three contests, going 7-of-12 from the plate and finishing with a home run and a triple.
Brian Jefferson earned the win for BCS over Tallassee on the mound, pitching six innings and striking out nine batters. Jeffrey Vincent pitched three innings of work and gave up two hits against Benjamin-Russell while teammate Jake Moorer pitched four innings with four hits and one strikeout. Freshman Ben Bracwell pitched his first-ever complete game against Wetumpka, finishing six innings of work with six hits, three runs allowed and five strikeouts.
Tuscaloosa County 9, Pelham 0: The Tuscaloosa County Wildcats erupted for an right-run fourth inning against the Pelham Panthers Saturday, and went on to shut out PHS 9-0.
Brandon Sheehan led the Panthers from the plate with two of his team&8217;s three hits in the contest.
Pinson Valley 10, Spain Park 6: Spain Park&8217;s Matt Hall finished with three hits and two doubles for the Jags Saturday, but it proved to be not enough as SPHS fell to Pinson Valley 10-6.
Shelby Academy 13, Cornerstone Christian 3: The Shelby Academy Raider peppered Cornerstone Christian with 11 hits on Friday and defeated the Chargers 13-3.
Jake Ingram was 2-for-2 in the game will Tidmore and Lackey finished with two RBIs each in the win