Skip to main content

Eupora has season end at Hamilton

May 7, 2011

From Staff Reports

HAMILTON – Eupora starting pitcher Charles Morton had a no-hitter through five innings, but Hamilton bounced back to capture a walk-off, 3-2 win Saturday in the Class 2A playoffs.
The Lions' victory gives them the sweep in the best-of-three series, as well as a berth in the North State finals against either Mantachie or East Webster.
Eupora's season ended with a final record of 17-5.
Despite the defeat, Eagles head coach Lee Berryhill was proud of his team.
"We fought and we battled," said Berryhill. "We pitched well and played well. We threw strikes, played good defense, just struggled with the bats again."
Just one day after being shut out by Hamilton's Chase Reeves, Eupora again scuffled offensively Saturday against Lions starter Austin Earnest, pushing across just a pair of runs in the middle innings courtesy of RBIs from Collin Brister and B.G. Salley.
With the way Morton was pitching, it looked like those two runs might be all Eupora would need.
"(Morton) gave us an opportunity," said Berryhill.
Yet Hamilton battled back, securing the win with a series-clinching RBI single in the bottom of the seventh.
Though Saturday's result was unfavorable, Berryhill still looks at the 2011 season as a good one for Eupora.
"Our guys played hard," said Berryhill. "That's really all you can ask for."

View more articles in:
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...
By RUTH MORGAN For Starkville Daily News General Wiley Norris Nash was one of Mississippi as well as Starkville’s most...
Creation is imagination, and being a visual artist I'm attempting to be creative, inventive, and imaginative. To...
Monday was a really bad day.  Huey P, my oversized HP laptop computer, just up and died. He had no symptoms indicating...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes