Baker wins tournament opener (photo gallery)

Baker baseball

Mason Lowery takes a swing at a pitch on Monday.

RANDY DICKSON / News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 03:38 PM.

BAKER — Powered by a seven-run fourth inning, Baker School’s baseball team opened the District 2-1A tournament Monday with a 7-3 win over Chipley.

The Gators (10-16) sent 11 batters to the plate and pounded out all five of their hits in the fourth inning, erasing a 1-0 lead by the Tigers.

Photo gallery>>> Baker baseball team downs Chipley in district tournament.

Adam Crowson got things started with a leadoff single. Alan Weidenhammer and Kyle Davis followed with their own base hits to load the bases.

Cleanup hitter Logan Nixon then delivered a two-run double to score Crowson and courtesy runner Taylor Carlisle.

By the time the Gators were finished, Jacob Nixon and Travis Farmer had walked in front of Josh Long, who drilled a two-run single to score Logan and Jacob Nixon. Farmer's walk scored Davis.

Farmer scored on a squeeze play by Austin Davis, and Long reached home as Crowson was safe on a fielder's choice.



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