The Windsor Forest Knights stopped by for a brief visit Friday afternoon and the Bradwell Tigers politely showed them the door in three innings, winning their fourth region game of the season 16-1.
Bradwell head coach Rhett Hellgren’s squad committed 2 errors and Tiger pitcher Jacob Dill allowed only three hits, helping the Tigers improve their region 3-AAAAA record to 4-2 as they hit the final stretch of the regular season. They are 5-10 overall and moved up to third place in the region.
The Tigers put the game in the bag in the bottom of the 1st inning. The first Tiger batter struck out but DeAnte Day got on base and stole second. Josh Rivers hit a double, bringing Day in. Rivers took second and Steven Dill hit Rivers home. Dill got on second on a wild pitch and Josh Driggers brought Dill home. Dominick Materne hit one to centerfield, bringing in Driggers. Ulrich John hit another one out to center, bringing the score to 6-0 with one out.
Day hit another to center to bring in the next two Tigers and the Tigers added another 7 runs to lead 13-0 going into the 2nd inning.
The Knights had a hit in the 2nd but were never in scoring position. The Tigers took over in the bottom of the 2nd inning. With runners on first and third, Tiger Alton Malpass hit a home run to go up 16-0.
The Knights had a runner score after he made it to first, stole and and third, and was hit home. But Jacob Dill struck out the next batter and the third batter hit one out to left field where a Tiger caught it to end the game.
The game was the Tigers’ second region win in a row.
The Tigers were set to play a makeup game Saturday against Charlton County. The Courier will bring you the results as they become available.