Back Porch earns back-to-back wins
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Back Porch 13, Road Specialists 11
Back Porch (3-2) edged the Road Specialists (0-5) 13-11 as Ricky Langston and Dwayne Booker each had three hits while collecting four runs together for Back Porch. Eugene Taylor
also highlighted the game with a two-run homer in the game in his first at-bat for the team.
After each team scored a run in the first inning, the two teams erupted for runs as they combined to score 22 runs after the first inning.
However, Back Porch would score two more to seal the win.
Jake Salter jacked a two-run homer in the losing effort for the winless Specialists.
Back Porch 17, Cool Springs 14
Back Porch (4-2) capped off the night by winning 17-14 in their second game against Cool Springs (2-3).
After Cool Springs scored four in the top of the first after homers from John Adams and Brian Finley, Back Porch started slowly but surely as Tommy Hinson scored for Back Porch after leading off with a double.
Back Porch eventually came back to take the lead as Michael Whiddon and Tommy Beverly each rounded the bags three times last Tuesday night.
All the players were able to make it on base as the whole team at least had one hit apeice in the victory.
Middleton Oil 17, Road Specialists 9
Middleton (2-2) jumped on the score board early in the game to overwhelm the Road Specialists (0-6) by the score of 17-9.
In the top of the first, Jason Smith, Josh Pierce, Scott Rayburn and Jeff Conway all scored to lead 4-0 after the top of the first inning.
Smith would rack up four hits and four runs in four at-bats as the leadoff batter for Middleton Oil.
Josh Pierce accounted for three hits and three runs while Keith Bowen crushed a multi-run homer over the fence.
Middleton would pour on nine more runs in the second to put the game out of reach.
Specialist player Kris Brogden went yard as he belted a solo shot in the fourth inning only after the team tried to make a comeback with eight runs in the third.
Brogden would start that rally as he went two for two on the game.
Cool Springs 15, Southern Lifestyle 5
Cool Springs (3-3) ended the night at .500 as they beat So. Lifestyle (1-4) 15-5
at the Holley Field.
After Lifestyles went quietly in the top of the first, Cool Springs picked up six runs including Lamar Petty's homer in the opening inning for the team.
So. Lifestyle came back with three runs when Adam Danzler, Tony Lawley and Ward Little scored.
Little had two of the three RBIs as he hit a home run in the inning.
After only scoring two more times thereafter, Lifestyle watched Cool Springs score two in the second, three in the third and four runs at the end.
would cross home plate all four times for Cool Springs in the contest as he had four hits and four runs.
Middleton Oil 15, Harrison's 5
Middleton Oil (3-2) became the first team to upset Harrison's (4-1)
as they beat them 15-5 at the Holley Field.
Harrison's came out of the gate with three runs as James Kelley belted a two-run shot over the fence. The good news was that Harrison's were on top, but the bad news was that they would only score two more for the whole game.
As Middleton Oil displayed their defensive skills, their offense came alive as they scored 12 runs in the fourth and fifth innings.
Jeff Conway and Rhett Idland both had home runs in the game for Middleton. Idland, Conway and Scott Rayburn would each have three hits in the game.
Idland would go three for three on the night.
Harrison's 28, Southern Lifestyle 5
Harrison's (5-1) took out their frustration on So. Lifestyle (15) as they crushed them 28-5.
Harrison's started the game off with 11 runs as Scott Acreman got the game started with a lead off home run.
Jimmy Scruggs and Robert Duffell would also set off fireworks with their home runs in the game.
Harrison put the game away as they put 15 runs on the board in the third.
While they scored 28 runs, Lifestyle would only manage 13 hits in the game.
Todd Cornelius, James Kelley and Mike Ingram together had 12 hits for Harrison's en route to the victory.