BIRMINGHAM – After a 4 ½ hour, 10-inning marathon, the Gaylesville Trojans stood victorious after a wild 14-9 baseball win over Jackson-Olin at Birmingham’s historic Rickwood Field on Monday.
The Trojans fell behind 7-2 early, but battled back to tie the game at 8 in the seventh to send it to extra innings.
Kyler Bradley led the Trojans at the plate by going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, three walks, four runs, four stolen bases and four RBIs. Karrson Ray went 2-for-4 with three stolen bases, a walk, was hit by a pitch, scored two runs and had three RBIs. Tanner Eads also had a pair of hits with a walk, a pair of runs, a pair of stolen bases and a pair of RBIs.
Braden Sharp had a hit, two walks, two runs and a RBI. JJ Yarbrough walked three times, had a hit and scored a run. Kuper Bradley contributed a hit, a walk and a run.
Collin Hendon had three stolen bases, two walks and a RBI. B. Smith walked twice, stole a base and scored a run. Hunter Allmond walked, was hit by a pitch, stole a base and scored a run.
Allmond also picked up the win after working 5 1/3 innings. He allowed just one hit with three walks and 10 strikeouts. Yarbrough and Hendon worked two innings apiece with four and five strikeouts respectively. Kuper Bradley tossed an inning with a strikeout.