Baseball

Lynn outscores Winston County 19-6


Austin Owens for the Winston County Yellow Jackets beats out the defense to first base.

By Melica Allen
Sports
nwamallen@
centurytel.net
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Lynn Bears heated up their bats Thursday, Feb. 27, defeating the Winston County Yellow Jackets in Double Springs. The Bears won by a score of 19-6.
The Bears took a 3-0 lead in the first inning, with Brandon Hill, Cade Tittle and Chance Majors scoring.
In the top of the second inning, Hill doubled to score John Bryan, making it 4-0.

Deshler wins in extra inning over Haleyville


John Miller Lawson slides into home for a run Saturday against the Deshler Tigers.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Lions stayed in it until the end, but Deshler pulled away late in a 4-3 victory on Saturday, Feb. 22. The game was tied at three, with Deshler batting in the top of the eighth when Brayden Buckner hit a solo homer.
Haleyville lost despite out-hitting Deshler seven to four.
Deshler opened up scoring in the second inning, when Logan James reached on a dropped third strike.
The Lions evened things up at three in the bottom of the seventh inning on an error that scored one run for Haleyville.

Haleyville drops loss to 6A Jasper


Hayden Tidwell holds a Jasper runner close at first base.

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lions could not get their bats going in the second game on Saturday, Feb. 22. They lost to Jasper 13-1. The Lions lost 4-3 in extra innings to Deshler earlier that morning.
Jasper scored six runs in the sixth inning. Jasper's big inning was driven by a walk by Kaden Shelton, a fielder's choice by Braxton Turnbow, an error on a ball put in play by Jon Burton, and a double by Shelton.

Garrett throws shutout against Deshler


Kaleb Garrett is shown hurling a pitch to a Deshler Tiger batter. Garrett only allowed one hit in the game and no runs.

HALEYVILLE - Kaleb Garrett didn't allow a single run as Haleyville Lions junior varsity defeated Deshler 6-0 on Saturday, Feb. 22, at HHS. Garrett allowed just one hit.
Haleyville pulled off the big victory without ever scoring many runs in an inning. The most they scored was two in the fourth.
The junior varsity got things started in the first inning when Brody Gravitt singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Garrett was credited with the victory for Haleyville. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over five innings, striking out nine.

Alabamian baseball All-Star team


Todd McNutt, Coach of the Year, Haleyville

Haleyville head baseball coach Todd McNutt was named Coach of the Year, with the following athletes were named to the Alabamian's 2019 All-Star baseball team:

Addison - Jesse Brock, sophomore, 2B/P; Gage Gilliland, senior, SS; Hayden Lee, senior, P/1st; Brett Smith, junior, 3B/P; Luke Waldrep, junior, P;

Haleyville - Blake Bennett, senior, P/OF; Brantson Lambert, junior, P; John Miller Lawson, sophomore, DH/UT; Ben Lowman, senior, P/3B; Scott McAlpine, senior, SS/P; John Whiteside, junior, P;

Addison 11U team state champs

The Addison 11U Dizzy Dean baseball team won the state championship June 25. Front row, l-r: Shelton Alexander, Jed Wilkins, Dathan Cleghorn, Cole Thompson, Jaxson Williams, Braiden Moser, Kiah Lake, Stone Talley, Landen Livingston, Tucker Thompson and Trennon Burns. Back row, l-r: Coaches Chad Williams, Keith Thompson, head coach; Damon Cleghorn and Dallas Thompson. (Courtesy photo)

ADDISON - They came together approximately five years ago to play America’s pastime. Now they are state champions.

Haleyville Post 33 takes on Hartselle and Madison


Grant Wakefield puts the bat on the ball for Post 33.

 HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Post 33 fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 13-3 loss to Hartselle  on Tuesday, June 25. Hartselle scored on a single by Hudson Olive, a single by Jonah Cheek, a single by Braden Bevis and a single by Cameron Bracken in the first inning.
The Haleyville Post 33 struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Hartselle, giving up 13 runs.
Cheek got the start for Hartselle. He lasted five innings, allowing two hits and two runs, while striking out two.

Haleyville Post 33 doing well during season


Haleyville Post 33 catcher Jordan Lasker gets ready as the ball comes in low against Shelby County. To the right, pitcher Kaleb Garrett winds up for the throw.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Post 33 opened up scoring in the first inning of the opening game of a double header on Monday, June 17, when Caleb Williams drew a walk, scoring one run.
Shelby County Post 555 JV pulled away for good with seven runs in the second inning, winning 9-5.  Haleyville Post 33 put up three runs in the third inning. Haleyville’s offense in the inning was led by Josh Weaver and Jordan Lasker, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Bethers was on the mound for Shelby County. He surrendered five runs on three hits over three innings, striking out one.

Post 33 sweeps Saturday play


 Gavin West slides in at homeplate for a run for Haleyville Post 33 in a game against Hamilton.

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville American Legion Post 33 baseball hosted Hamilton Post 165 Saturday morning, June 15, taking a 7-2 victory and Lakeview Black Post 2011, winning 9-1 in the afternoon.
Haleyville Post 33 fired up the offense in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Haleyville Post 33.
Haleyville tallied three runs in the second inning. Haleyville’s offense in the inning was led by Hayden Armstrong, Gavin West and Morgan Long, who all drove in runs.

Local players named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Baseball Team

CLASS 4A
First Team
P: Dylan Teague, Hokes Bluff, Sr.
P: Drew Nobles, Holtville, Sr.
P: Thorne Tapp, Brooks, Sr.
P: Luke Daniel, Wilson, Jr.
C: Ethan Hearn, Mobile Christian, Sr.
IF: Brandon Poole, North Jackson, So.
IF: Scott McAlpine, Haleyville, Sr.
IF: Carson Villalta, Brooks, Jr.
IF: Ethan Johnson, Cherokee Co., Sr.
OF: Carson Eubanks, Hokes Bluff, Sr.
OF: Taylor Henderson, Elmore Co. Sr.
OF: Camden Lovrich, Trinity, Sr.
UT: Cade Whitley, Sipsey Valley, Jr,