14u Birmingham Giants sweep A3, CABA to start 3-0

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Birmingham Giant Gavin Clanton Score a run against A3

The Birmingham Giants 14u baseball team started the spring/sumer season by sweeping A3 on sunday and defeating CABA on tuesday to start their season 3-0. In game 1 on sunday against A3, Jarod Latta (1-0, 25th win all time) tossed 3 perfect innings to start the game, striking out 2, before giving way to Bentley Fant, and Sylas Amick , to complete the Clubs 56 No Hitter alltime. At the plate, the Giants offense pounded out 12 runs on 8 hits , Bryant Akeridge (1), Sylas Amick (2 , 1 2B, 1 HR), Bentley Fant (1), Ian Dabbs (1), Andrew Kellum ( 2 , 1 2B), and Kevin Hurley (1). 

 

 

Birmingham Giants Sylas Amick Home run Ball

Game 2 had the Birmingham Giants 14u again matched up with the second A3 team. Andrew Kellum (1-0) started the game on the mound, tossing 3 innings, striking out 5, Bryant Akeridge closed out the games final 2 innings, striking out 1. At the plate KJ Beck (1), Bryant Akeridge (1), Sylas Amick (1), Jarod Latta (1), Andrew Kellum (3B), and  Bentley Fant (1) had hits for the Giants in the 10-3 win.

On tuesday night, the 14u Giants faced off with CABA at the Pleasant grove field. Andrew Kellum started the game on the mound, striking out the side, before being relieved by Ian Dabbs ( 1Inning), Bryant Akeridge (2 Innings ) and Egan Lowey, who closed out the final inning of the 16-5 win. At the plate KJ Beck (2, 2 2B), Andrew Kellum (2, 1 3B), Ian Dabbs (HR), Bentley Fant (2), Alex Drake (2 , 1 2B), Egan Lowery (1), Cameron Harris (1), Gavin Clanton (1), and Kevin Hurley (1) all had hits for the Giants. The Giants will play 1  tournament this weekend before heading into showcase season.