Bank of Brookhaven bags top in Dixie Boys

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Bank of Brookhaven rallied for 3, fourth-inning runs and beatStan King Chevrolet 8-5 Monday in Dixie Boys Baseball League actionat Exchange Club Park’s Legion Field. The comeback victory securedthe regular season championship for the bankers (12-1). Their onlyloss this season was to second place Smith Brothers (9-3) lastweek.

In the other league game last night, third place Regions Banksmashed Linton Glass 12-5.

Bank 8, King Chevy 5

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Colton Laird picked up the win, getting 1 strikeout and 1 walkto his credit. Zach Davis fanned 2 and walked 2 in a losingcause.

At the plate, Laird led Bank of Brookhaven with a homer, doubleand single. Preston Shelton doubled and singled. Danny Ford, MattMagee, C.J. Duckworth doubled. Dehendret Collins singled as thebankers took a 5-2, third-inning lead.

Stan King’s arsenal was led by Zach Davis who doubled andsingled. Zach Williams tripled. Justin Fowler and Grant Burkedoubled. Kory Allen and Brett Buckles singled.

Regions 12, Linton 5

Winning pitcher J.J. Jones fanned 2 batters and walked 2. GageWilson fanned 3 and walked 3 in a losing cause.

At the plate, Regions was powered by Jones who tripled, doubledand singled. Sawyer Richardson doubled and singled. Zach Bowman andTravis Leggett doubled. Ryan Kennedy singled twice. Jeremy Buckleyalso hit safely as the bankers forged an 8-2, third-inningadvantage.

Directing Linton Glass was Kyle Cross who doubled and singled.Wilson tripled. Micah Moore, Tyler Lumley and Gib Brittsingled.