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Bainbridge Bearcats Varsity can't capture shootout, loses 13-10 to Valdosta
February 14, 2014Bainbridge High School
Eleven hits weren't enough for the Bainbridge Bearcats as they lost a shootout, 13-10 in seven innings, to Valdosta on Thursday in Bainbridge.
Dustin Strickland racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Bearcats. He singled in the third and sixth innings.
Valdosta's David Posas, Daniel Tefft and Jacob McMillan combined for five hits and six RBIs.
Tyler Braswell was charged with the loss. He allowed six runs in one-third of an inning, walked three and struck out none.
The top of the second saw Valdosta take an early lead, 3-0. Valdosta's rally started when Austin Lieupo singled. Kaleb Whitfield singled, scoring Seth Shuman. Valdosta then tacked on more runs when Lieupo and Whitfield scored on a two-run single by David.
Bainbridge scored one run in each of the second, sixth and seventh. In the second, the Bearcats scored on an RBI single by Blake Merchant, bringing home Grant McDonald.
It didn't take long for Bainbridge Bearcats Varsity to respond as it scored three runs of its own in the fifth. Bainbridge Bearcats Varsity scored on a groundout by Blake and an error.
Valdosta went up for good in the sixth, scoring nine runs on four doubles, an error, and two singles.