McCallie Nine Sweeps Brentwood Academy Series

Blu Tornado Has won 15 in a row

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

McCallie used timely hitting and rally killing defensive plays to sweep a baseball doubleheader from visiting Brentwood Academy, 5-4 and 3-0, Saturday.

Game One - McCallie 5, B.A. 4 - In the opener, McCallie rallied for four runs in the sixth to win 5-4 and Drew Vaughn gained the win in relief.

In the four-run sixth, Tyson Buchanan had a two run single to tie the game, and later scored what proved to be the winning run on a Thomas Boals single.

Game Two - McCallie 3 B.A. 0 - Tyler Payne tossed a complete game shutout and Christian Burnett had a pair of RBI singles and John Hennan also had an RBI single for the win.

Payne struck out four and allowed five hits as McCallie improves to 42-6 with a 15-game win streak intact.

Good Defense - Game 2: McCallie used a double play in the third to double up a runner on second with no out ... in the seventh, B.A. had two on and one out ... McCallie ended the game in style as third baseman Spencer Morgan made a diving stop of a ground ball and threw to first baseman Winston Widener who dug the throw out of the dirt for the game-ending out.

McCallie 3, Brentwood Academy 0  (Game 2)

B.A. 000 000 0 -  0 - 5 - 1

McC  101 010 x - 3 - 4 -0

WP - Tyler Payne  LP - Jay Sanga

Pitching Stats:

Pitches - Payne (85), Sanag (83)

Strikeouts -Payne (4), Sanga (3)

Walks - Payne (0), Sanga (1)

Hit Batsman -  Payne (0), Sanga (1)

Next Week  Monday April 28 - Tullahome (home)

Baylor series .. home, Thursday (6 p.m.), Saturday (noon)  at Baylor, Friday (6 p.m.)

 contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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