Thomas, Morgan Academy baseball team off to fast start

Published 11:10 am Wednesday, March 9, 2022

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The Morgan Academy baseball team is off to a 6-2 start.

Andrew Thomas struck out  15 batters and allowed one in six innings as Morgan Academy blanked Monroe Academy 7-0 last week.

Matthew Hand, Allen Lightfoot and T.B. Clements all drove in runs for Morgan Academy. John Allen Ingram stole three bases.

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The Senators also hammered Southern Academy 13-3. Andrew Thomas drove in four runs and had two hits.  Hunter Sheehand, T.B. Clements each had two RBI.  Lightfoot, CJ Crocker and Hayden Roberts also drove in runs.

Sheehan was the winning pitcher, pitching one inning and also had two hits at the plate. Davis Vardaman pitched five innings. Clements also pitched for the Senators. Ingram and Clements each stole three bases.

Thomas was The Selma Times-Journal baseball player of the year in 2021.