SP Senior League All-Stars take winner#039;s bracket
SOUTH WEBSTER - Walk this way.
Using a combined 11 walks and hit batsmen plus 10 hits, South Point blasted Wheelersburg 17-0 in five innings to claim the winner's bracket title of the District 11 senior league tournament.
Three walks started South Point's first inning. A wild pitch and ground out made it 2-0.
South Point erupted for six runs in the second inning.
Tyler Smith singled, Chris Hughes had a bunt single and Blaine Williamson walked.
Chris Brown singled home two runs and Jacob Orlando was safe on an error for another run. Anthony Ross was hit by a pitch, Trenton Moore singled for a run batted in and Beau Weed drilled a two-run single.
The lead went to 12-0 in the third inning.
Lance Miller was hit by a pitch, Chris Hale singled and Brown doubled. Ross walked and Moore followed with a two-run single. Chase McWhorter and Smith walked to force in a run.
South Point put the game away with five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Williamson and Brown singled and Orlando was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Moore singled in a run, McWhorter walked to drive in another run, Jacob Seagraves doubled in a pair of runs and Smith was safe on an error as the final run scored.
Moore, who went 3-4 at the plate, got the win with a one-hitter. He struck out 11 while walking just one and hitting a batter.
Brown was 2-4 with Weed, Seagraves, Smith, Hughes and Hall all getting a hit.
South Point plays at 6 p.m. Thursday against the winner of Monday's Ironton vs. Newville and then the winner of that game and Wheelersburg.
Russell, Shuff (3) and Blevins. Trenton Moore and Tyler Smith. W-Moore (11-K,
1-BB, 1-HBP). L-Russell. Hitting-Wheelersburg: Hall 1-2; South Point: Chris Brown 2-4, 4-Trenton Moore 3-4, Beau Weed 1-2, Jacob Seagraves 1-1, Tyler Smith 1-3, Kyle Hughes 1-3, Chris Hale 1-1. 2B-SP: Brown.