C’burg, Munford wins to advance to finals
by LAVONTE YOUNG
TALLADEGA – The Childersburg Tigers and the Munford Lions advanced the finals of the north bracket of the 2013 Talladega County Baseball tournament on Wednesday at Talladega High School. At time of press the game between Childersburg led Munford 8-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning. If Childersburg wins the game they will win the north bracket and advance to the finals to face the winner of the south bracket. If Munford defeats Childersburg, the Lions and the Tigers will square off again today at Talladega High School or an agreed home site determined by the coaches of Talladega, Childersburg and Munford.

Childersburg defeated Talladega 20-0 in the 2013 Talladega County Baseball Tournament on Wednesday.

Childersburg jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning.

Alex Bentley scored on a pass ball to put the Tigers on the board. Trevor Bates scored the second run of the game on an errant throw in a run down between third base and home plate. Reeves Brashear to scored 3-0. Justin Baker drove in Peyton Logan on a double to make it 4-0. With the bases loaded Bentley walked to bring in a run to increase their lead to 5-0.

An error on the second baseman on a Bates hit allowed a runner to score from third base to give Childersburg a 6-0 lead.

Childersburg increased their lead to 9-0 in the fourth inning. Will Donahoo hit a double to bring in two runs to give Childersburg an 8-0 lead. An error on the catcher allowed Justin Baker to score to make it 9-0.

In the fifth innings, Childersburg exploded for 11 runs on eight hits to increase their lead to 20-0.

Matthew Bishop earned the loss for Talladega.

Walker Holmes earned the win for Childersburg.

Munford defeated Talladega, 16-8 to advance to the finals of the north bracket. A full recap of the Talladega-Munford game will be in Friday edition of The Daily Home.

Contact LaVonte Young at lyoung@dailyhome.com. Follow him on Twitter @LYoung_DHSports.

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