12u Birmingham Giants Bring Home First

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Starting their Saturday in Cullman, the 12u Birmingham Giants Baseball posted a 3-1 mark on their way to bringing home first. In their first game of pool play, the Birmingham Giants were matched with Tigers Baseball Club 12u. Walker Causey allowed just 1 hit over 3 innings, while striking out 2 and Logan Bryant closed out the final inning of the 10-4 win. At the plate, Eli King (1), Connor Armstrong (1), Jiggi Thomas (1), Briggs Bulloch (2, 1 2B), Logan Bryant (1), Logan Swam (2B), Christian Fikes (1), and Jackson Parker (1) all had hits in the win. In their second game of pool play, the Giants suffered their only let back of the day, dropping the game 4-2, despite hits from Colton Armstrong (1), Kaleb Freeman (1), and Logan Swam (1).

The Giants entered bracket play with a 1-1 record, and were matched up with Tigers Baseball White. Logan Swam struck out 4 over 2 innings, and Jiggi Thomas struck out the final 2 batters of the game as the Giants rolled 12-3. Offensively the Giants were led by Eli King (2), Connor Armstrong (1), Lucas Busby (1), Kaleb Freeman (1), Christian Fikes (1) and Jackson Parker (1) who all had hits. The win moved the Giants into the finals to face off with the USSSA Naturals.

In the finals, Kaleb Freeman struck out 10 over 4 innings and the Giants offense pounded out 13 runs on 8 hits (Connor Armstrong (1), Jiggi Thomas (1), Lucas Busby (1), Kaleb Freeman (2B), Christian Fikes (1), Logan Swam (1), Logan Bryant (1), and Walker Causey (1)) on their way to a 13-0 win.