GHS baseball grabs two wins

Published 9:10 am Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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The Greenville Tigers got a pair of wins last week to bring the baseball squad’s record to 13-12 on the season.

Greenville topped the Pleasant Home Eagles 16-3 and 6-5 in back-to-back games.

On April 17, the Tigers exploded for 16 runs against the Andalusia team, scoring one run in the first, three in the thirds, five runs in the fourth, two in the fifth and capping their efforts with five runs in the top of seventh.

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Senior Jamil Thompson, senior Curtis Robinson, junior Tony Spann and freshman Chris Stinson each had three RBI. Senior Cameron Myers knocked in one run. Thompson, Stinson and Tony Spann each had a double and Robinson smacked a triple in the effort.

Thompson added four stolen bases against Pleasant Home and has 53 on the season, continuing to lead the nation in steals. On the year, he’s scored 42 runs for the Tigers and has 15 RBI. In the same game, senior Jeremy Raines stole three bases, with Chris Bedgood and Cameron Myers stealing two apiece. Robinson and eighth-grader Christian Hill each had one.

Thompson also pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up one run on four hits and striking out six. Bedgood pitched 2 1/3 innings and gave up two runs and struck out five.

In the previous week, Greenville dropped a pair of games to Rehobeth, 12-0 and 10-0.