Selma sweeps

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 10, 2005

The Selma Saints are making a playoff push after a Friday sweep of a double-header at Sidney Lanier.

The twin wins put them in a three-way tie for the fourth and final playoff spot with two weeks to go in the season.

Selma 8, Lanier 3

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Brian Robinson pitched seven strong innings and came up big at the plate as the Saints downed the Poets, 8-3.

Robinson struck out six, gave up nine hits and three walks.

At the plate, he helped his own cause going 2-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs.

Quinn Parnell was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base. Donald Steele went 1-for-3 with a triple and an RBI. Cajun Pritchett went 1-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and stolen base.

Selma 16, Lanier 6

Byron Sewell threw a complete game and struck out nine on seven hits and four walks as Selma put the sweep on Lanier.

Parnell went 4-for-5 with homer, four RBIs and a stolen base

“When you look at both ends of a double header, he had about as good a night as you can have,” Saints coach Alan Morgan said.

At the plate, Justin Perkins was 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Sewell helped his own cause.

He went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

John Solomon was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a stolen base. John Towns was 1-for 2 with a double.