Tigers shut out MCA in two meetings

Tiger first baseman Reese Hadden at work against McIntosh County Academy.

The varsity Tigers shut down McIntosh County Academy in two consecutive matches, with scores of 7-0 and 10-0.

On Tuesday, March 30, Metter had a zero-run game at home against MCA. 

The Tigers won 7-0 with Brian Crooms throwing a complete game shutout. He allowed one hit and zero runs over seven innings, striking out nine and walking none.

Metter secured the victory with four runs in the sixth inning. The rally was led by Kaliq Jordan and Reco Coney, who both scored doubles. 

A single by Miles Woods in the sixth inning was a positive for MCA. 

Caleb Handley took the loss for MCA. The pitcher allowed six hits and seven runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out three.

Metter played well, racking up eight hits in the game. Rustan Rigdon and Reco Coney each had multiple hits. Rigdon was 3-in-4 at the plate to lead the Tigers in hits. 

Wood led McIntosh County with 1-in-2 at bats. 

Friday, April 2, saw the Tigers shut down MCA 10-0, with John Luke Glanton on the mound in an away game. The right hander surrendered zero runs on two hits over five innings, striking out seven and walking zero.

The Tigers secured their victory during the fourth inning with six runs. The charge was led by Kaliq Jordan, Brian Crooms, Brendan Wood, and Antoine Deloach, all driving in runs in the frame.

A single by William Philmore in the fourth inning was a positive for MCA. 

Eric Lewis took the loss for MCA. The pitcher allowed four hits and six runs over three and a third inning, striking out three.

Metter ended the game with a total of eight hits. Kyzer Anthony, Rustan Rigdon and Brendan Wood had two hits each, tying for the lead hitter this game.

On Monday, April 5, the Tigers played Savannah at home at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, the Tigers traveled to Bryan County and faced off at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 8, the Tigers will play at home against Bryan County at 5:30 p.m.

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