13-year-old All Stars hang in the fight; drop two in double elimination to Troy

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 8, 2000

Starting with game one on Saturday June 24th, Greenville played a super defense in a closely played game against Troy, to be narrowly defeated 7-6.

Run highlights were led by left-fielder/pitcher (12) Chuck Barrett and centerfielder (8) Andrew Hartman.

In the first inning, Barrett hit a single on the first pitch.

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Burnette followed with a double.

With a full count, third baseman Mason Bass (11) hit a single deep into right field, and advanced to second base on an error by Troy right fielder Brandon Walters (24).

This brought both Barrett and Burnette home to give Bass 2 RBI's.

In the second inning, centerfielder Andrew Hartman (8) led off with a walk after a 3 and 1 count.

Hartman then stole second base.

Next up, catcher Corey Ausderau (9) walked to first after a full count.

Leading from the bag on

second Hartman took off, and Troy's third baseman missed the catch, causing Hartman to be safe on third.

Hartman then came home on a steal.

Barrett and Hartman each scored a run again

in the fifth inning, and first baseman Dusty Coker (14) scored a run in the sixth.

Pitchers were:

Innings 1-3, Burnette; 4-5, Barrett; inning seven was pitched by (18) Daniel Hartley.

Game two on Sunday, June 25th was nearly a shut-out against Luverne, with the final score of 13-2.

Scoring highlights included (12) Chuck Barrett with three runs; two runs each by (7) Brandon Burnette, third baseman (11) Mason Bass, and right-fielder #3 Trevor Beaugez.

Scoring one run each were second baseman (1) Brian Wilson, catcher (9) Corey Anderson, centerfielder #8 Andrew Hartman, and left-fielder (4) Brad Anthony.

The first five innings were pitched by #18 Daniel Hartley, and the 6th was by (12) Brian Wilson.

Game three on Tuesday June 27th was a shut-out against Elba, 12-0.

Barrett and Burnett each scored three runs; Wilson scored two, and catcher (9) Corey Ausderau, Bass, shortstop (10) Rashad Knight, and Anthony each scored one run.

Burnette, Barrett, and Wilson each pitched two innings, respectively.

Game four on Wednesday, June 28,

was a struggle for Greenville against Troy's pitcher Martesi Carlisle, with a final score of Troy 12, Greenville 4.

Wilson scored two runs, and Ausderau and Hartman each scored one run.

Considering that all of the teams except for Troy were closely matched, team coaches said they fell the Greenville team did an outstanding job.