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Brookhaven 14s advance; crush Claiborne Co. 17-7

NATCHEZ -The Brookhaven All-Stars gained a measure of revengeTuesday night in the Dixie Boys 14s District Tournament at LibertyPark. They whipped Claiborne County 17-7, making amends for a 21-20Saturday night setback in the opening round.

Brookhaven plays the loser of the Natchez-Copiah game tonight at6.

Brookhaven 17, Claiborne 7

An 11-run third inning explosion by Brookhaven erased a7-2 deficit. Brookhaven plated 4 insurance runs in the top of thefifth.

Brooks Hall was the winning pitcher. He struck out 1batter and walked 5. Lee Newell provided relief help.

Leading Brookhaven’s 11-hit attack were David Cuevas,Adam Ogden and Landon Case who doubled and singled. Kenny Smithcollected 2 hits. John Wayne Havard, Scotty Smith and Hall singled.Jonathon Strong and W.T. King were hit by pitches.,

Johnny Smith, the losing pitcher, struck out 3 battersand walked 5.

Claiborne was led by Austin Fagan and Jarred Hutto whosingled twice. The losers committed 5 errors compared to 2 byBrookhaven.

Brookhaven 13s Bow

Fernwood whipped Brookhaven and Natchez trounced Summitlast night in the Dixie Boys 13s District Tournament at Summit’sWindsor Gay Youth Sports Complex. The loss eliminatedBrookhaven.

Fernwood plays Summit tonight at 6:30 in an eliminationgame.