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Last Saturday at the Dream Fields in Kilmarnock, the Montross Middle School baseball team defeated the Colonial Beach, 10-6, for the coveted Northern Neck Middle School Baseball Championship.
During the championship game, Dylan Tyler struck out six Drifter players and allowed four hits in three innings of pitching. Jeremy Saunders came for two innings of relief, which resulted in one no hit and one strikeout.
Prior to the championship game, the Eagles defeated Lancaster in game one, 9-2. Cullen Bell was solid on the
mound with three and a half innings of pitching that resulted in three hits and three strikeouts. Dylan Tyler pitched one and two thirds inning, where he struck out four batters and allowed no hits.
At the plate, Bell was 1 for 2, Deiontre Campbell was 1 for 3, and Nicky Fones was 1 for 2.
Throughout the tournament, Fones led the Eagles with a .600 batting average while producing three hits out of five appearances at the plate. His batting performance also yielded one RBI. Fones’ teammate Campbell was 2 for 4 at the plate, which resulted in one RBI and a .500 batting average.
Throughout the season, the Eagles dominated the Northern Neck with an undefeated 7-0 record. The Eagles offense scored 103 runs while yielding 22 runs.
The Eagles are coached by Ricky Fones.
The following Eagle pitching statistics relate to the 2011 spring sports season: Cullen Bell, 16 1/3 innings, 12 hits allowed, 26 strikeouts, 14 walks; Dylan Tyler, 13 2/3 innings pitched, 11 hits allowed, 27 strikeouts, 13 walks; Chris Graham, three innings pitched, one hit allowed, three strikeouts, one walk, one HP; Jeremy Saunders, three innings pitched, one hit allowed, four strikeouts, two walks.
Offensive Eagle 2011 spring sports season statistics: Jeremy Saunders, 8 for 19, seven RBIs, .421 batting average; Chris Graham, 7 for 19, six RBIs, .368 batting average; Cullen Bell, 8 for 18, seven RBIs, .444 batting average; Deiontre Campbell, 4 for 15, four RBIs, .267 batting average; Creek Foxwell, 7 for 15, six RBIs, .467 batting average; Dylan Tyler, 4 for 17, five RBIs, .235 batting average; Nicky Fones, 8 for 16, five RBIs, .500 batting average; Jarret Sumiel, 3 for 12, .250 batting average; Damar Smith, 4 for 10, three RBIs, .400 batting average; Gary Coleman, 0 for 4, one RBI, .000 batting average; Pete Dyer, 1 for 3, .333 batting average; Juam Henry, 0 for 3, .000 batting average; Markeyse Thompson, 0 for 4, .000 batting average; Timmy Henry, 0 for 2, .000 batting average.