Selma Trophy hangs on to win

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 29, 2005

The Selma Times-Journal

Selma Trophy finished their season unbeaten, but they had to fight to do so. After jumping ahead 12-2 thanks to an error-filled seven-run third, Lauderback battled back over the next three innings to tie the game at 12-12. Selma Trophy was held scoreless in

the bottom half of the sixth inning and then held Lauderback scoreless in the top of the seventh.

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Anthony Daily scored the winning run off a single by Jesse Harris in the bottom of the seventh inning for the 13-12 victory to claim the 9-and 10-year-old City Championship.

Lauderback jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, but after two innings found themselves on the low side of the scoreboard 5-2. Things went downhill from there.

Selma Trophy rattled off seven runs in the bottom half of the third inning.

With one out in the top of the fourth frame, Lauderback mustered up some offense spouting off six runs and making the ballgame a ballgame again at 12-8. Lauderback scored a pair of runs each in the fifth and sixth innings before being shutout in the seventh.

For Selma Trophy, Harris had a pair of runs and the game winning single. Erik Moore and Prince Tolbert combined for four runs. Cody Sloan, Prince James, Quintravious Johnson, RyDerious Hardy, DeMarques Lumpkin, Keyshawn Ford and Daily scored runs.

For Lauderback, Alton Carmichael and Jay Fletcher scored a combined four runs. Ken Fails, Dylan Lawrence, Joe Gibson, Christian Allday, Aaron Lawrence, Railey Austin, Adam Brooks and Mark Jones scored a run.