7-run fifth lifts Post 6

Published 9:28 pm Monday, June 23, 2008

Eight consecutive Post 6 players reached base Monday with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning, leading to seven runs and a 10-6 win for the hosts.

Clanton’s American Legion junior team (13-3) was trailing its Pickens counterparts (10-9) 6-1 going into the inning.

The hits in the inning belonged to Justin Veazey, Adam Minor, Cameron Teel, Tanner Powell, Chance Calloway, T.J. Henley and Hunter Eason.

Bradley Cleckler, the Post 6 pitcher of record in the fifth, benefitted from the outburst to pick up the win. Cleckler didn’t allow a hit or a walk in 3 2/3 innings. He struck out two.

Post 6 hosts Jemison for a doubleheader at 6 tonight.

At the plate:

T.J. Henley (2/3, 2B, 2 RBI, R)

Adam Minor (2/3, BB, 2 RBI, 2 R)

Cameron Teel (2/4, 3B, R, RBI)

Justin Veazey (2/3, BB, 3 R)