Mac Johnson's Walk Off Single Lifts Gators Past Brantley, 10-9

Mac Johnson's Walk Off Single Lifts Gators Past Brantley, 10-9

A walk-off single led the JV Gators past Brantley 10-9 on Friday. Ware trailed 9-8 in the bottom of the ninth inning when Mac Johnson singled off of Chris Nelms, driving in two runs.Brantley scored five runs in the third inning, but Ware still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Brantley came thanks to a single by Kyle Mcleod, a error, and a triple by Aden Crosby.Brantley captured the lead in the first inning. Brantley scored on a stolen base during Parker White's at bat. Then White singled.

Brantley evened things up at seven in the top of the seventh inning. With one out in the seventh inning White drove in one run when he singled.

Ware scored five runs in the sixth inning. The big inning was thanks to a walk by Hunter Hooks, a single by Trent Thomas, a walk by Demarco Gibson, and a stolen base by Drew Johnson.Brantley scored five runs in the third inning. Brantley's big inning was driven by a single by Mcleod, a error, and a triple by Crosby.

Logan Yeomans earned the win for the Gators. He tossed seven innings, giving up three runs, four hits, striking out nine, and walking one. Chris Nelms took the loss for Brantley. He went four and a third innings, allowing eight runs, five hits, and striking out five.

 

Colton Tyre started the game for the Gators. He threw two innings, giving up six runs, four hits, and striking out three. Dawson Thomas started the game for Brantley. He tossed four innings, giving up two runs, three hits, and striking out six.Mac Johnson and Johnson each drove in two runs to lead the Gators. Brantley collected eight hits. Mcleod and White each collected multiple hits for Brantley.

 

It was a great learning experience for our kids we had a rough inning in the third, with a couple of walks and and errors giving them five runs and then in the bottom of the 5th inning we loaded the bases with no outs and ended up not scoring any runs ( we had an infield fly but the kids didn't hear the officials audibly make the call so they thought they were going to be forced out at the next base). So we went into the bottom of the 6th down 5-2. We went did a great job being selective at the plate and waiting for pitches in the strike zone to hit, Jackson Dixon, Hunter Hooks, and Demarco Gibson drew walks and Trent Thomas, Brycen Wheeler and Drew Johnson had big hits to score runs. Drew's Hit scored Demarco Gibson putting us up 7-6 going into the last inning. 

 

It didn't look good for us, but in the ninth we had some great at bats. Drew Johnson Walked, Logan Yeomans singled, Jackson Dixon walked after an at bat were he fouled off a couple of pitches. Drew scored on a wild pitch to bring us within one. Brycen Wheeler Walked and then Mac Johnson came up with the bases loaded and one out down two runs. Mac Came through with a huge hit that scored Logan Yeomans to tie it and Jackson Dixon from second to win it. 

 

It would have been easy to give up at many points during the game, but the kids kept fighting and I was happy it paid off for them tonight. I hope its a lesson that sticks with them. 

 

Logan Yeomans Pitched seven strong innings for us tonight and Colton Tyre was great for us behind the plate again tonight, he picked off a couple of runners in big spots.

 

Batting:

 

#

Roster

PA

AB

H

TB

1B

2B

3B

HR

RBI

R

BB

K

5

Demarco Gibson

5

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

2

7

Mac Johnson

5

5

1

1

1

0

0

0

2

0

0

3

8

Drew Johnson

5

2

1

1

1

0

0

0

2

1

3

0

10

Colton Tyre

5

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

12

Jackson Dixon

5

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

1

15

Isaih Sharpe

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

19

Hunter Hooks

4

3

1

2

0

1

0

0

0

2

1

2

22

Bryson Wheeler

5

4

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

24

Logan Yeomans

5

5

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

31

Ridge Bennett

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

34

Trent Thomas

5

5

3

3

3

0

0

0

1

2

0

0

Team Totals

44

32

8

9

7

1

0

0

5

10

9

11

 
 

Pitching:

 

#

Roster

IP

GS

W

L

SV

BS

H

BB

K

R

ER

10

Colton Tyre

2.0

1

0

0

0

0

4

3

3

6

5

24

Logan Yeomans

7.0

0

1

0

0

0

4

1

9

3

2

Team Totals

9.0

1

1

0

0

0

8

4

12

9

7

 
 

Fielding:

 

#

Roster

TC

A

PO

E

DP

TP

FPCT

3

Dominick Williams

1

0

0

1

0

0

.000

5

Demarco Gibson

3

0

3

0

0

0

1.000

7

Mac Johnson

3

0

3

0

0

0

1.000

8

Drew Johnson

1

0

1

0

0

0

1.000

10

Colton Tyre

11

0

11

0

0

0

1.000

12

Jackson Dixon

3

0

3

0

0

0

1.000

15

Isaih Sharpe

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

19

Hunter Hooks

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

22

Bryson Wheeler

2

0

2

0

0

0

1.000

24

Logan Yeomans

1

0

1

0

0

0

1.000

34

Trent Thomas

5

0

3

2

0

0

.600

Team Totals

30

0

27

3

0

0

.900

 

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