Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Jones County High School
Union Grove High School
Atkins’ Walkoff Gives Wolverines Varsity Victory Over Jones County
Wolverines Varsity took Tuesday’s game in dramatic fashion, with a 7-6 walk-off victory over Jones County. The game was tied at six with Wolverines Varsity batting in the bottom of the eighth when Austin Atkins laid down a sacrifice bunt, scoring one run.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as Wolverines Varsity collected eight hits and Jones County 14
Jones County knotted the game up at six in the top of the seventh inning. Sammy Walton drove in one when he singled in the seventh inning.
Wolverines Varsity scored six runs in the fifth inning. Wolverines Varsity scored on a error, a single by Jalen Jones, a walk by Ryan Inman, a single by Austin Atkins, and a single by Jake Beach.
Brody Couch earned the win for Wolverines Varsity. He went one and two-thirds innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, and striking out two. Hunter Pierre took the loss for Jones County. He threw three innings, allowing one run, four hits, and striking out one.
Drew Martin started the game for Wolverines Varsity. He threw five and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs, 11 hits, striking out four, and walking one. Thomas Vickers started the game for Jones County. He pitched four and a third innings, giving up six runs, four hits, and striking out one.
Atkins and Beach each drove in two runs to lead Wolverines Varsity.
Micheal Story, Jordan Miller, and Teldrick Ross each collected multiple hits for Jones County.