12u Birmingham Giants win 7th in a row and second tournament


The Birmingham Giants 12u ran its win streak to 7 in a row, including 3 more in its second tournament on their way to their second straight tournament win. In their first game of pool play the Giants were matched up with Xtreme Baseball. After scoring 5 in the first inning, the Giants exploded for 13 second innings runs enroute to a 22-1 win. Alex Guthrie (2-0) started the game on the mound striking out 2 in 1 inning of work, followed by Kolton Hudgins (1IP, 2k) and Jamison Green (1 IP, 1K). Alex Reynolds (2), Alex Guthrie (1), Hoss Bensko (3, 1 2B), Cayden Cain (2, 1 2B), Max Hollingsworth (2, 1 2B), Caleb Johnson (2), Kolton Hudgins (1), Trevor Cox (1), and Daniel Stringfellow (1) all had hits in the Giant victory. 

In game 2 of pool play,  The Giants were scheduled to play, 6-4-3. Jamison Green (1-0) started the game on the mound, allowing just 1 run over 2 innings, while striking out 5, before being relieved by Max Hollingsworth and Alex Reynolds , who struck out 4 over the final 2 innings of the 9-4 win. Offensively Cayden Cain (2), Caleb Johnson (2, 1 3B), Kolton Hudgins (1), Jamison Green (1), and Trevor Cox(1) all had hits to lead the Giants to the win. The win seated the Giants first heading into bracket play, and after a full day a rain shortened championship game the giants emerged as the Champions.