Briarwood Christian splits tournament doubleheader
FROM STAFF REPORTS
The Briarwood Christian School baseball team split a doubleheader March 14 on the opening day of the Lake Martin Classic in Alex City.
The Lions (7-3) defeated Elmore County 9-0. Briarwood Christian racked up 12 hits in the victory.
Daniel Robert led Briarwood Christian at the plate as he finished 3-for-5 with a double. Robert drove in a run and scored a run.
Cole Pearson finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Logan Crook went 3-for-5 and scored two runs.
Will Brown started on the mound and earned the win after giving up just one hit with five strikeouts and a walk in four innings.
Robby Hale allowed just two hits with three strikeouts and a walk in three innings in relief.
The Lions fell to Smiths Station 13-2 in the tournament March 14.
Smiths Station held a slim 3-2 lead after the fourth inning before clinching the victory with 10 runs in the final three innings.
Robert led Briarwood Christian at the plate as he finished 1-for-3.
Micah Hooper started on the mound and took the loss after giving up four runs, including three earned runs, on five hits with two strikeouts and a walk in four innings.
Dan Thomas gave up one earned run on four hits with two strikeouts and a walk in three innings in relief.