Friday, July 4, 2014
Andrews’ Junior American Legion baseball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead on Pawleys Island June 30, then held on for the 8-7 win.
After loading the bases but failing to score in the first inning, Andrews put up four runs in the third.
Owen Harrelson scored on a sacrifice by Luke Lambert; Ethan Browder scored on an error; and C.J. Bone and Jeremy Rufus scored on a double by Caleb Stone.
Andrews loaded the bases again in the fourth inning and added two more runs.
Bone scored on a single by Lambert, and Browder scored on a single by Rufus.
Pawleys Island brought in Forest Powell to pitch and he got a double play with the bases loaded to end the inning.
Pawleys Island cut the lead to 6-3 in the bottom of the fourth.
Levi Almond and Will Golden walked and Hampton Roberts beat out a bunt to load the bases. After Almond scored on a single by Alex Nash, Golden and Roberts scored on a two-out single by Alex Altman.
Andrews added runs in the fifth and sixth innings to extend the lead to 8-3.
Bone got a two-out infield single to score Stone in the fifth, and Mason Jones singled, stole second and scored on an error in the sixth.
Pawleys Island then rallied in its last at-bat.
Altman and Powell singled, but Powell was forced out at second on a fielder’s choice by Almond.
Golden then tripled to score Altman and Almond to cut the lead to 8-5.
After Roberts walked, Wes Lee doubled to score Golden.
McKinley Grooms then walked to load the bases, and Kody Gould walked to force in Roberts.
But the rally ended there, and Andrews won 8-7.
Andrews banged out 10 hits in the game.
Stone went 3-for-4 with one run and two RBIs; Browder went 2-for-4 with two runs; and Bone went 2-for-5 with two runs.
Bone struck out eight and gave up three walks.
Pawleys Island’s defense committed four errors.
Altman went 2-for-5 with two RBIs; Roberts went 2-for-3 with two runs; and Golden went 1-for-2 with two runs.
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