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Tigers log 2 victories against Brantley
Bradwell not fazed by double-header
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The Bradwell Tigers summer league has traveled throughout the area in order to keep their baseball skills developing. Monday afternoon they hosted Brantley County at home and pulled out two come-from-behind victories in the last inning 5-4 and 9-8, during their scrimmage.
Brantley County maintained the lead late into the third inning (4-1), in game one but the Tigers added two runs to trail by one.
Neither team scored in the fourth due to solid fielding and the Tigers took their last at bat in the fifth after shutting down Brantley.  
With runners on base, Eric Wells bunted the ball. The Brantley County pitcher and third baseman collided as they chased the ball, allowing Wells to get on first and a runner to score the tying run. With two outs and two runners on base, Jacob Dill, hit a
line drive to bring in the go ahead run.
In almost a repeat performance, the Tigers took game two in the final inning getting the 9-8 win. It was brothers Jacob and Stephen Dill taking turns on the mound. Alton Malpass pitched the entire first game.
The summer league game has given some first time players a chance to gain game experience as well as prepare for other sports. DeAnte Day's twin brother De'Mario Day is usually seen throwing the pigskin but has improved his batting average and tossed his first two strikes at the Coastal Georgia Shootout a few weekends ago.
Football player Mike McGirt is staying in shape by trying some pitching. According to Tiger coach Rhett Hellgren, McGirt may join the baseball squad this season. McGirt is also considering joining the basketball squad.
Trivon Williams played on the
varsity Tiger squad during the reg-ular season. He will trade in his
baseball jersey for some football
pads as he transitions to his former quarterback position and preps for the fall.
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