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Bullets come up short in Sr. Babe Ruth state tourney

Remington’s Guy Halbert had three hits in a loss to Camden on Sunday. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)Buy Photo
Remington’s Guy Halbert had three hits in a loss to Camden on Sunday. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

The Remington Bullets went 1-2 in South Arkansas State Senior Babe Ruth tournament at Camden over the weekend.

Remington beat Camden 8-7 in the first game Saturday then lost to Crossett 5-0 on Saturday night and 6-5 to Camden on Sunday.

In the win over Camden, the Bullets scored a run in the bottom of the 13th inning to get the win.

Christian James walked to start the inning. He went to second on a sacrifice by Pierce Johnson. Chance Parish followed with a single. Shane Pepper was then walked intentionally to load the bases. Blake Gooden then walked to force in James with the winning run.

The game was tied at 3-3 after seven innings. The Bullets trailed 3-0 after five innings. They scored twice in the sixth and once in the seventh to force extra innings.

In the bottom of the sixth, Guy Halbert scored on a single by Nick Watson. Madison James scored when Johnson reached on an error.

Remington tied the game in the bottom of the seventh when Cody Martin scored on a triple by Madison James.

Camden took a 7-3 lead with four runs in top of the 11th inning. Remington tied the game at 7-7 with four runs in the bottom of the frame. Scoring were Lane Moore, Halbert, Madison James and Watson.

Halbert and Madison James led the Bullets with two runs scored. Moore had three hits while Madison James and Christian James had two hits each.

In the loss to Crossett, the Bullets had only three hits. Pepper, Halbert and Christian James had one hit each.

In the loss to Camden on Sunday, the Bullets trailed 5-0 after five innings.

Remington scored four runs in the top of the sixth to trailed 5-4. Scoring were Gooden, Moore, Halbert and Madison James.

Camden scored a single run in the bottom of the sixth. Remington had a chance to tie in the top of the seventh. Gooden scored a run. Halbert was tagged out at third base to end the game.

Halbert the Bullets with three hits in the loss. Also collecting hits were Pepper, Gooden, Madison James and Pierce Johnson.

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