Friday, June 13, 2014
Georgetown’s Junior American Legion team executed a suicide squeeze and steal of home on June 11, but fell to Socastee 14-5.
Socastee built an 11-0 lead before Georgetown got on the board in the bottom of the third.
Corey Ward and James Carr singled, and Ward scored when Michael Moore reached on an error.
After Carr scored on a wild pitch and Tyler McAlister walked and stole second base, Moore raced home as Drew Williams laid down a bunt to complete the suicide squeeze.
McAlister then stole home to cut the lead to 11-4.
Tyler Baxley drove in Carr in the bottom of the sixth inning for Georgetown’s final run.
Georgetown and Socastee will meet again on June 16 at Socastee at 7 p.m., and then Georgetown will host Pawleys Island for a doubleheader on June 19 at 6 p.m.
Pawleys Island banged out 14 hits in a 19-4 win over Andrews on June 11.
Daniel Rourk went 2-for-4 with four RBIs; Alex Altman went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBIs; and Grant Blaylock went 1-for-2 with three runs and an RBI.
Miller Brinson got the win.
Pawleys Island will host Socastee on June 17 at 7 p.m. and head to Mike Johnson Park for a doubleheader against Georgetown on June 19 at 6 p.m.
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