Bowling Green wins against Ben’s Ford, falls to Brookhaven

Published 7:00 am Friday, March 11, 2016

Bowling Green School was victorious over Ben’s Ford Christian School, 9-1, in Tuesday’s game held at Bowling Green.

The contest was originally scheduled to be played at Ben’s Ford, but was moved because the light poles were being installed at the Eagles’ field.

Ben’s Ford’s first home night game is projected to be Thursday, March 24 against Central Private School.

Ben’s Ford was considered the home team for the contest.

The Buccaneers broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the second, and then extended the advantage to 9-0 by scoring six runs in the third.

Ben’s Ford tallied its run in the fifth to reflect the final score.

The run support was plenty for pitcher James Taylor, who got the win, after throwing a complete game. Taylor allowed 11 hits with eight strikeouts and two walks.

For Bowling Green, Cameron Bell, Brandon McElveen and Nick Wager all posted two hits. Both of Bell’s hits were doubles and he drove in two runs. McElveen doubled and posted two RBIs to go with two runs scored. Wager had two RBIs and a run scored.

Cameron Cowart and Andy Bienvenu had a hit each for the Buccaneers. Cowart had an RBI and a run, while Bienvenu scored a run. Seth Schillings had an RBI and scored two runs.

Ben’s Ford posted 11 hits, including two each by Ernesto Woods, Will Adams and Ashton Hines. Woods doubled and scored a run.

Josh Taylor, Daniel Pittman, C.J. McClelland, Tyler Winstead and Cameron Miller all had a hit. McClelland doubled and drove a run home.

Five Eagles errors led to seven unearned runs.

On Saturday, Bowling Green suffered a 9-1 loss to Brookhaven Academy in a road game.

Brookhaven did not score more than three runs in any inning, but tallied in five of the six innings they batted.

It was 2-0 after two innings and 4-0 through three.

Bowling Green scored a run in the fifth before Brookhaven scored five unanswered between the fifth and sixth.

Cameron Bell, Grady Ball, Seth Schillings and Nick Wager had a hit for the Buccaneers.

Cameron Cowart drove in James Taylor for Bowling Green’s run.