Perry fans 13 as Tigers clinch area in win over Greenville

Published 9:49 am Friday, April 4, 2014

Tripp Perry pitched a six-inning shutout Thursday night in Demopolis’ 11-0 win on the road against Greenville to clinch the area title.

Perry only surrendered two hits while striking out 13 batters in the game. The win gives him a 2-2 record this season.

Tyler Oates led the way for the Tigers offensively, going 2-for-3 at the plate with a single and a double, a RBI and two runs scored. Jacob Rodrigues had two RBIs for Demopolis, going 1-for-3 at the plate with a double. He also scored a run. Michael Brooker, John Anthony Morrison and Wil Stephens also tallied RBIs in the game.

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Seth Aiken, Brooker and Morrison each scored two runs each, and Ryan Schroeder crossed the plate as well.

The win puts Demopolis at 11-10 overall on the season and 4-0 in the area.

The Tigers will be on the road for their next matchup as they travel to Hale County for a double header Monday, April 7.