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Rountree demolishes Greg Tillman

The Selma Times-Journal

Rountree Electric scored at least six runs in each of three innings to beat Greg Tillman State Farm 19-3 Thursday in 5-6 Dixie Youth League baseball action at the Sportsplex.

Cade Whitaker led off the game with a single for Rountree Electric and scored on Tevin Craig’s home run. Johnny Furlow followed with a home run of his own.

Gunnar Henderson kept the rally going by hitting a single. Patrick Callens then singled to score Henderson. Porter Edwards singled and scored on Cade Egbert’s two-RBI single that also allowed Callens to score, giving their team the 6-0 advantage.

Led by Henderson at pitcher, Rountree Electric had a strong defensive performance, but Greg Tillman State Farm was able to cross the plate three times, scoring one run in the bottom of the first.

Michael Harris singled and scored on Antonio Davis’ RBI single.

Whitaker and Craig led off the top of the second inning for Rountree Electric with back-to-back singles, and both scored on Furlow’s triple. Henderson then hit a triple that scored Furlow. Callens singled in Henderson and scored on Edwards’ homerun, pushing the lead to 12-1.

Greg Tillman State Farm scored its other two runs in the bottom half of the inning.

Kashif Norwood and Terrance Thomas each singled. Norwood scored on Joshua Gourdine’s RBI groundout, and Thomas scored on Tavian Carlisle’s single.

In the top of the third inning for Rountree Electric, Whitaker, Craig, Furlow, Henderson, Callens, and Edwards all had hits and scored their third runs of the game. Henderson’s hit was a home run.

Egbert singled and scored his first run, making the final 19-3. Holt Utsey also had his second base hit of the game in the inning.

Roundup:

5-6 Slowpitch Softball

Taylor Internal Medicine 17, Tea Rose 16

Taylor Internal Medicine runs: DeKarria Ross, Jarvya Thomas, Brianna Miles, Jonya Chapman

Tea Rose runs: Jely Smith, Sherilyn Briggins

5-6 Dixie Youth Baseball

Brech Marine 14, Smitherman Brothers 13

Brech Marine hits: Jack Jones, Matthew Davis, Garrett Brech, Jerion Marshall, Dione Allen

Smitherman Brothers hits: Curtavian Whisnant, Trovona Davis, Ronald Pettway, Tyreshon Freeman, Micah Ware, Justin Pettway, Darius Russell

Discount Tire 21, Pinebelt Wireless 2

Discount Tire hits: Darrius Ellis, Chris Miller, Xavier Green, Tristine Marshall, Jushun Gordon, Tyson Evans, Kendale Haynes, Christopher Lloyd III

Pinebelt Wireless hits: Michael Splawn, Dayton Hale, John Dubose, Dawson Hale, Landon Bishop

Allday Prestige Homes 16, State Farm 5

Allday Prestige Homes hits: Adarricus Tate, Jeremiah Wright, Terrell Allen, Ogle Edgerrin, Jailon Austin, Alvin Hardy

State Farm hits: K’Deldrick Reeves, Kashif Norwood, Michael Harris

Rountree Electric 11, Cosby Ice 7

Rountree Electric hits: Johnny Furlow, Gunnar Henderson, Patrick Callen, Porter Edwards, Cade Whitaker, Johnny Smith, Calvin Griffith

Cosby Ice hits: Thomas King, T’Darrius Olds, Jemere Daniels, Joseph Estes

Smitherman Brothers 19, BankTrust 15

Smitherman Brothers hits: Curtavian Whisnant, Trovonn Davis, Ronald Pettway, Darius Russell, Justin Pettway, Katerious McGraw, Tyreshon Freeman

BankTrust hits: Milam Turner, Jacquan Jones, George Turner, MJ Ervin, Lamar Collins, Antuwan Dallas, Jamer Boglin