The 11th seeded Brunswick High School varsity baseball team fell behind 6-0 in the first inning but put up a valiant fight before ultimately falling 7-4 to fifth-seeded King William HS in a Group 2, Region A first-round contest on the road last Tuesday afternoon.
“It was one of the best games we played (this season) after the first inning,” said Brunswick coach Darrick Summiel. “We finally settled into the game, outscoring them 4-1 over the next six innings, finishing the game on a strong and positive note.”
Ahmada Harris got the start on the mound and pitched five innings, striking out one and only walking two.
The Bulldogs (6-12) committed four errors over the first two innings to allow King William to jump out to the early lead.
Chadwick Cleaton pitched one inning in relief and struck out one while not allowing any hits or runs.
The Bulldogs tallied six hits on the day. Senior Justin Wesson led the way going 2 for 4 with two singles, 1 RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored.
Harris went 1 for 3 with a single, a walk, a stolen base and 2 RBI.
Jordan Wesson went 1 for 4 with a single and a run scored,
John Hicks went 1 for 4 with a double and J'Twan Hardy went 1-4 with a triple. Cleaton also scored a run.
To read the entire article pick up the May 29, 2019 edition of the Brunswick Times-Gazette