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April 9, 2013

ROUNDUP: Three local baseball squads earn critical area victories

WEST POINT — Wesley Waters struck out nine, and West Point scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to complete a 6-4 comeback win at home over area-rival East Limestone in the opening game of a series on Tuesday.

In other baseball news from Cullman County, Good Hope defeated Vinemont in both area matchups on Tuesday to take a commanding series lead.

No other information or statistics were made available to The Times from West Point, Good Hope or Vinemont by presstime on Tuesday night.

% Fairview 15, St. Clair County 4: Four different players collected three RBIs, and Luke Bailey allowed just one earned run over six innings, as the Aggies hammered the Saints 15-4 in the first game of a critical area series on Monday night.

Lane Denny and Bryant Powers paced the Purple and Gold at the plate with three base knocks apiece. Powers joined Trent Shoemaker, Bailey and Devon Parker with three runs driven in.

Mason Smith (two hits), Cody Edge (two hits) and Dexton Gregory (one hit) rounded out the offense for the Purple and Gold.

Bailey allowed five hits, while striking out five and walking five to pick up the win.

% Fairview 11, St. Clair County 0: The Aggies kept their playoff hopes alive with a lopsided shutout in the rematch at home on Tuesday.

Powers was exceptional with a four-hit, four-strikeout complete-game (five innings) outing on the mound, and Parker roped two doubles for four RBIs to lead the Purple and Gold at the plate.

Edge and Bailey also produced two hits, while Edge, Gregory, Jake Chandler and Smith accounted for one RBI apiece. Shoemaker, Gregory, Denny and Chandler were responsible for hits, and Powers (two), Gregory (two), Denny (two), Parker (two), Shoemaker, Bailey and Chandler accounted for Fairview’s runs. Bailey also swiped a stolen base.  

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