Scenic City Baseball - Friday Recap

Baylor Wins Twice

Friday, March 14, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Baylor swept a doubleheader to highlight Friday's action in the Scenic City Baseball Classic.

McCallie was 1-1, while Cleveland, St. Benedict, Mt. Juliet and Station Camp also recorded wins.

Saturday, March 15 at McCallie

9 a.m. - St. Benedict vs. Mt. Juliet

11:15 a.m. - St. Benedict vs. Darlington

1:30 p.m. - Darlington vs. McCallie

3:45 p.m. - Rabun Gap vs. White County

5:30 p.m. - White County vs. Coahulla Creek

Saturday, March 15 at Baylor

9 a.m. - Cleveland vs. Station Camp

11:15 a.m. - Northwest Whitfield vs. Rabun Gap

1:30 p.m. - Cleveland vs. Baylor

Saturday, March 15 at Boyd Buchanan

2 p.m. - Boyd Buchanan vs. Coahulla Creek

4:30 p.m. - Boyd Buchanan vs. Gordon Lee

Friday Scores

Baylor 9, Coahulla Creek 7

Baylor 7, White County 2

St. Benedict 5, Rabun Gap 1

Station Camp 7, McCallie 4

McCallie 4, Northwest Whitfield 0

Mt. Juliet 15, Boyd Buchanan 5

Cleveland 8, Boyd Buchanan 7  8 inn.

McCallie was 1-1 on Friday

"I am proud of you for getting a win against a good team (Northwest Whitfield)," said McCallie coach Greg Payne speaking to his players after game two. "We ran the bases well in the second game (steal of home among five stolen bases), and Winston (Whitener) looked as good in the seventh as he did in the first."

McCallie 4, Northwest Whitfield 0: McCallie led 3-0 before getting its first hit in the fifth ... no-hitter was broken up on Tyson Buchanan's two-out single followed by a Quinn Smith RBI single ... Blue Tornado score a run in the second on an error, two in the third - one on steal of home by Spencer Morgan ... Winston Whitener had a 3-hit complete game shutout victory.

Station Camp 7, McCallie 4:In game one, Carter Groves was 3-3 with a double and starting pitcher Jamie Haefele was 2-4 with two runs and an RBI for victorious Station Camp in a 7-4 win against McCallie.

John Hennen (2-4, 2 RBIs) and Spencer Morgan (2-4, 1 Run) led the McCallie offense.

McCallie 4, Northwest Whitfield 0

NWW 000 000 0 -- 0-3-2

McCallie 012 010 x -- 4-2-1

Whisenant, Pierce (3) and Shiflett; Whitener and Smith

WP - Whitener (1-0) LP - Whisenant

Whitener - Complete Game win ... Ks (7) 

Whisenant - Runs (3-all unearned), BB (5), Ks (3)

Pierce - Runs (1-earned), Hits (2), Ks (5) BB (2)

HR- None

McCallie -Tyson Buchanan (1-3, RBI Runs (2); Quinn Smith (1-3, RBI single), Spencer Morgan (0-3, stole home)

NWW - Andy Whisenant (3-3, SB (2) ) ...

Play of the Day: McCallie second baseman John Hennen had a sliding catch in foul territory for the second out in the seventh inning

Station Camp 7, McCallie 4

SC 133 000 0 -- 7-8-3

McC 000 004 0 - 4-10-3

WP - Josh Jaggers LP -Drew Vaughn ... Save - Jordan Mingo

2B - McCallie- John Hennen, Christian Burnett

Station Camp

Josh Jaggers - HIts (7), Runs (4; 3 unearned) Ks (4)

Jordan Mingo - Runs (0), Hits (2), Ks (1) 

McCallie -

Drew Vaughn - Hits (6), Runs (7- all unearned), Ks (2), BB (1)

Carson McKoon - Hits (2), Runs (0), Ks (4)

SC -Jamie Haefele (2-4, Runs (2), RBI), Carter Groves (3-3, Double, Runs (2); Dillon Phelps (2-4, RBI)

McCallie - Christian Burnett (2-5, Run (1), Spencer Morgan (2-4, Runs (1), John  Hennen (2-4, Double, RBIs (2)

Other Scores:  Mt. Juliet 15, Boyd-Buchanan 5

Cleveland 8, Boyd Buc 7  8 innings

St. Benedict 5, Rabun Gap 1



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