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April 24, 2013

Stratford District Baseball Capsules


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Stratford —

BASEBALL

APRIL 19-20

CLASS A DISTRICT

At Elmore City

Stratford 7, Elmore City-Pernell 6

(10 innings)

ELMORE CITY 114 000 000 0 —  6  8  4

STRATFORD 012 201 000 1 —  7  9  7

   Lauderdale, Gonzales (9) and Burks; Randy Brown, Chris Kozak (6) and Chase Bradstreet. WP – Kozak (6-0). LP – Gonzalez. 2B – Gonzalez (EC); Bradstreet, Brown, Reece Reynolds (S). HL – Burks 3-6, 1 RBI; Gonzalez 2-5, 2 RBIs (EC); Reynolds 3-5, 2 RBIs; Kozak 2-6, 2 RS; Brown 1-2, 2 RBIs, 3 Walks; Bradstreet 1-5, 2 RBIs, 2 RS (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Randy Brown’s sacrifice fly scored pinch-runner Matt Blackburn in the bottom of the 10th as Stratford edged Elmore City-Pernell 7-6 Friday in a first-round Class A district baseball contest. The Bulldogs overcame seven errors and held a 9-8 edge in total hits. Chris Kozak got the win in relief of Brown, who worked the first five innings. Reece Reynolds went 3-for-5 and knocked in two runs, and Kozak was 2-for-5 with a pair of runs scored. Brown went just 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs, but he was walked three times. Chase Bradstreet had one double, drove home two runs and scored twice.

 

Stratford 18, Maysville 11

STRATFORD 103 351 5 —  18  21  10

MAYSVILLE 030 611 1 —  11    7    2

    Kyle Wright and Randy Brown; Jenson and Ashby. HR – Chris Kozak (S); Henry (M). 3B – Chase Bradstreet. 2B – Kozak 2, Reece Reynolds, Drake Kelley, Brown (S). HL – Dakota Noland 4-5, 1 RBI; Kozak 3-5, 4 RBIs, 5 RS; Bradstreet 3-5, 3 RBIs, 3 RS; Kelley 3-5; Wright 2-4, 1 RBI; Brown 1-5, 4 RBIs, SF (S). Elmore 2-4; Akins 2-4 (M).

NOTEWORTHY: The Bulldogs pounded out a whopping 21 hits and overcame 10 massive errors in outlasting Maysville in a Class A district game. Dakota Noland went 4-for-5 and drove in a run, and Chris Kozak was 3-for-5 with a homer, four runs batted in and five runs scored for Stratford. Chase Bradstreet also went 3-for-5 with a triple, three RBIs and three runs scored. Drake Kelley also went 3-for-5. Winning pitcher Kyle Wright (3-1) surrendered just seven hits and helped his own cause by going 2-for-4 from the plate with one RBI. Randy Brown had just one hit, but he knocked in four runs off a sacrifice fly, fielder’s choice and a two-run double.

 

Stratford 14, Maysville 3

STRATFORD 175 10 —  14  8  3

MAYSVILLE 200 01 —    3  4  5

     Randy Brown and Chase Bradstreet; Asby, McGuire (2), Dowers (3), Boatright (4), Elmore (5) and Jenson, Boatright (5). 2B – Jenson (M); Kozak (S). HL – Kyle Wright 2-3, 2 RBIs; Brant Wade 2-3, 2 RBIs; Reece Reynolds 1-2, 2 RBIs (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Randy Brown allowed just four hits and struck out four as Stratford won a Class A district title with a 14-3 rout of Maysville in five innings. Kyle Wright and Brant Wade each went 2-for-3 from the plate and drove home two runs for the Bulldogs. Teammate Reece Reynolds was 1-for-2 with two RBIs, and Chris Kozak also doubled for Stratford, which totaled eight hits.

Record: Stratford is 21-5

Up Next: Stratford vs. Ripley at 1 p.m. Thursday at Class A Regional Tournament in Roff.