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Martin’s, Union Planters, Gatlin Corp post key wins

Drew Weaver struck out 5 batters and walked one to sparkMartin’s Grocery to a 9-2 win over Lions Club Saturday in DixieBoys Baseball League action.

In the other games, Union Planters clipped Brookhaven Barbershop6-4 and Gatlin Corp nipped Smith Brothers 7-5.

Martin’s Grocery 9, Lions Club 2

Ripping a triple for Martin’s Grocery was Ryan Kennedy. TylerCase, Ryan Williamson, Kody Chrestman, Bayard Grillis and Weaversingled.

Lions Club was led by Justin Ashley’s 3 doubles. J.J. Jonessingled. The losing pitcher was Casey Vanderslice with 2 strikeoutsand 3 walks.

Union Planters 6, Brookhaven Barber Shop 4

Union Planters came up with 2 runs in e top of the fifth tobreak the 4-all tie and post the win. Micah Bivens fanned 1 batterand struck out 1 for the win. Michael Martin absorbed the loss,striking out 2 and walking 2.

Nathanael Sbravati doubled for Union Planters. Hitting safelywere Sid Cawthorn, Jamison Powell, Jacob Morse, Caleb Williams,Garrett Posey and Bivens.

Brookhaven Barber Shop got a double from Warren Ashmore. KyBurke, Brice Huckaby, David Horton, Tanner Delcambre and Martinsingled.

Gatlin Corp 7, Smith Brothers 5

Gatlin Corp was directed by Matthew Bowman’s triple. ElliotMcKee, Will Gatlin, Josh Dunn, Nick Peavey and Zack Bowman singled.Tyler Parvin earned the win with 2 strikeouts and 1 walk.

Collected 2 singles apiece were Trent Herrington, ZachHalliwell, Brett Rushing and Preston Hebert. Eric McGehee hitsafely. Halliwell took the defeat, striking out 3 and walking5.