Boys Varsity Baseball · Patriots Go (6-2) Over Spring Break


Bob Jones (16-3) 14, Daphne (9-6) 4:

Bob Jones Patriots sailed to an easy victory over Daphne 14-4 on Monday.  Bob Jones fired up the offense in the first inning, when Slate Alford drew a walk, scoring one run.  Bob Jones then put up four runs in the fifth inning as Mitchell Daly and Alford powered the big inning with RBIs.

Stuart Edge got the win as he went five innings, allowing four runs on five hits and striking out six. Logan Hittle threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Bob Jones tallied four home runs on the day. Colten Carver put one out in the fourth inning, Edge went yard in the sixth inning,  John Michael Riley had a dinger in the second inning, and Caden Rose had a long ball in the sixth inning.

Bob Jones Patriots Varsity saw the ball well, racking up eight hits in the game. Cam Hill and Rose collected multiple hits for Bob Jones.

Spanish Fort (10-7) 11, Bob Jones (16-4) 9:

Spanish Fort bested Bob Jones Patriots Varsity in a high-scoring affair, 11-8.  Bob Jones lost despite out-hitting Spanish Fort ten to nine.  Spanish Fort got things started in the first inning. Spanish Fort scored one run on a stolen base.  Spanish Fort pulled away for good with six runs in the third inning.

Bob Jones scored four runs in the fifth inning as Slate Alford and John Michael Riley knocked in runs in the inning.  Dylan Ray took the loss as he went two innings, allowing two runs on one hit and striking out four.
Bob Jones hit two home runs on the day. Stuart Edge had a homer in the third inning and Riley went for the long ball in the fifth inning. Bob Jones tallied ten hits with Colten Carver, Alford, Edge, and Caden Rose each managing multiple hits for Bob Jones.

Bob Jones (17-4) 15, St. Paul’s (14-2) 4:

Despite allowing four runs in the fourth inning, Bob Jones defeated St. Paul’s Episcopal 15-4 on Tuesday.  Bob Jones opened up scoring in the first inning, when Dylan Ray drew a walk, scoring one run.  The Pates tallied five runs in the third inning to extend their lead as Brett Brosnan, Mitchell Daly, Slate Alford, and John Michael Riley each drove in runs during the inning.

Cam Hill earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound as he allowed three hits and four runs over five innings, striking out two.  Bob Jones Patriots Varsity had 15 hits in the game. Daly, Riley, Brosnan, and Hill all collected multiple hits for Bob Jones Patriots Varsity. Daly went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Pats in hits and had a home run.

Bob Jones (18-4) 7, UMS-Wright (9-6) 4:

Bob Jones took the lead late in the game in a 7-4 victory over UMS-Wright Prep on Tuesday. The Patriots were down by one run with two outs in the top of the 7th before John Michael Riley doubled to tie the game and give the Pats new life.  Colten Carver followed with a walk, scoring one run before the Pats added two more runs to pad their lead.
Andrew Wright was the winning pitcher for Bob Jones as he lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out three and walking zero.  John Michael Riley started the game and allowed four hits and four runs over five and a third innings, striking out six.
Bob Jones totaled seven hits in the game. Riley and Slate Alford each collected multiple hits as Riley went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the team in hits.

McGill-Toolen (11-4-1) 6, Bob Jones (18-5) 4:

Wednesday’s game against McGill-Toolen was a heartbreaker for Bob Jones, as they lost the lead late in a 6-4 defeat. The game was tied at three with McGill-Toolen batting in the bottom of the fifth when Hadley singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. Bob Jones lost despite out-hitting McGill-Toolen eight to six.

Austin East took the loss for Bob Jones as he lasted six innings, allowing six hits and six runs while striking out nine.  Caden Rose went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Patriots in hits.

Bob Jones (19-5) 11, McGill-Toolen (11-5-1) 9: 

Bob Jones defeated McGill-Toolen 11-9 in a back-and-forth affair on Wednesday. The Patriots were down to their last out, trailing by one, before three consecutive doubles by Caden Rose, Cam Hill, and Dylan Ray gave the Pats a 2-run lead.
The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game as Bob Jones collected 15 hits and McGill-Toolen had ten. Caden Rose was credited with the victory for Bob Jones. He lasted three innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out five. Sam Maynard threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.  Nick Brown started the game for Bob Jones and allowed six hits and six runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two.
The Patriots scattered 15 hits in the game. Mitchell Daly, Slate Alford, Colten Carver, Cam Hill, Ray, and Rose all had multiple hits while Alford and Daly each collected three hits.

Bob Jones (20-5) 14, Lawrence County (10-6) 3:

Even though Bob Jones gave up three runs in the third inning, they still defeated Lawrence County 14-3 on Saturday. Bob Jones got things started in the first inning when Caden Rose hit a solo homer to leadoff the game.  The Pats exploded for seven runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught came from singles by Brett Brosnan, Rose, Mitchell Daly, and Dylan Ray, a groundout by Thomas Ballard, and an error on a ball put in play by Colten Carver.

Ballard led the Bob Jones to victory on the hill. He allowed one hit and three runs over two innings, striking out three. Sam Maynard threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Maynard recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Bob Jones.

Bob Jones  smacked three home runs on the day. Daly had a homer in the fourth inning, Cam Hill had a four bagger in the fourth inning, and Rose went yard in the first inning.  Bob Jones collected 14 hits. Hill, Carver, Daly, John Michael Riley, and Rose all collected multiple hits for the home team. Hill went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Pats.

Bob Jones (21-5) 8, Etowah (16-5) 2:

Bob Jones coasted to an easy victory over Etowah 8-2 on Saturday.  The Patriots got things started in the first inning when Cam Hill homered on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.  Luke Tralongo was credited with the victory for as he went four innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out two and walking one. Andrew Wright and Stuart Edge entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Bob Jones socked two home runs in the game with Mitchell Daly putting one out in the sixth inning to go along with Hill’s 2-run shot in the first inning.  The Pats tallied nine hits on the day. Daly and Slate Alford managed multiple hits for Bob Jones.