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Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity Nabs Win Over East Limestone Despite Early 6-Run Inning

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity weathered a scare by East Limestone in the third inning where Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity coughed up six runs, but Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity still won 19-8 on Thursday. East Limestone’s big inning was driven by doubles by Wooten and Johnson and a home run by Jackson.

Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity collected 15 hits and East Limestone had ten.

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity got things moving in the first inning. Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity scored two runs when Houston Kitterman homered.

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity notched seven runs in the fifth inning. Devin BuckhalterTom Barkley ScottCaden ParkerNoah Gist, and Rudy Fernandez powered the big inning with RBIs.

Jaret Ward was the winning pitcher for Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity. He went two and a third innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out one and walking one.

Pyles took the loss for East Limestone. He allowed nine hits and 11 runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one.

Fernandez started the game for Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity. He allowed seven hits and six runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out three.

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity hit four home runs on the day. Landon Ezzell put one out in the third inning. Fernandez had a dinger in the second inning. Kitterman had a homer in the first inning. Scott had a four bagger in the fourth inning.

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity had 15 hits in the game. BuckhalterEzzellFernandezBrock Malone, and Kitterman all managed multiple hits for Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity.Buckhalter led Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity with three hits in three at bats.

East Limestone totaled ten hits in the game. JacksonPyles, and Wooten each had multiple hits for East Limestone.

Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity Drops Game To East Limestone After Late Score

Thursday’s game against East Limestone was a heartbreaker for Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity, as they lost the lead late in an 8-5 defeat. The game was tied at two with East Limestone batting in the bottom of the fifth when Jackson homered on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.

East Limestone evened things up at two in the bottom of the fourth inning. Johnson hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.

East Limestone scored four runs in the sixth inning. East Limestone’s big inning was driven by a single by Jackson, by Wagnon, and by Johnson.

Johnson led the East Limestone to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed four hits and three runs over two and a third innings. Kassay threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Caden Parker took the loss for Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity. He surrendered four runs on four hits over five innings, striking out four.

Browning started the game for East Limestone. He went four innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out five.

Jeff Lloyd led Russellville Golden Tigers Varsity with two hits in two at bats.

Jackson went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead East Limestone in hits.

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