Brookstone makes the most of eight hits in 8-7 victory over Schley County *
Brookstone and Schley County * both managed to manufacture multiple scoring threats, but it was Brookstone that eventually took advantage of them in an 8-7 win.
Schley County * had nine hits compared with Brookstone's eight, but Schley County * stranded 11 runners on base.
Brookstone held off Schley County *, as Schley County * was unable to overcome a five-run second inning deficit.
Schley County * scored on a two-run double by Jett Coptsias and in the fourth inning and an error, an RBI single by Justin Barnes, and a walk by Coptsias in the seventh inning. Despite its efforts, Schley County * couldn't get over the hump.
Drew Lingo racked up two RBIs on three hits for Brookstone. Lingo doubled in the second inning and singled in the first and sixth innings.
Coptsias racked up four RBIs on three hits for Schley County *.
Mitch Holloway kept Brookstone off balance while he was on the mound. Holloway held Brookstone hitless over 2 1/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out two.
The top of the first saw Schley County * take an early lead, 1-0. Schley County *'s rally started when Coptsias singled. Then scored Barnes.
The lead stayed with Brookstone after the second, when it scored six runs on a two-run double by Lingo, two singles, and 2s.
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