Rebels rout Shades, move to 3-0

Published 9:51 pm Thursday, February 24, 2011

Shane Beam allowed just one hit and one walk in four innings pitched on Thursday as Thorsby’s baseball team defeated Shades Mountain Christian, 11-0 in five innings.

Put on the brakes: Thorsby’s Matt Morgan rounds second base after hitting a double during the Rebels’ 11-0 win over Shades Mountain Christian on Thursday. Morgan finished with two hits, a walk, two RBI and two runs scored.

The win improves Thorsby’s record to 3-0 on the season.

Beam faced 13 batters, one over the minimum number, in his time on the mound and struck out four Eagles.

Bo Hoffman relieved Beam for one scoreless inning and struck out one batter.

Hoffman also went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double, a run batted in and a run scored.

Rebels Wesley Smitherman, Matt Morgan and Jason Price also each had two hits.

Smitherman had two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored.

Morgan walked once, drove in two runs and scored two runs.

Price doubled and batted home one run.

Thorsby’s Parker Bryan stole three bases, scored a run and recorded an RBI.