Thorsby’s Mims named MVP

Published 2:16 pm Monday, May 23, 2011

By Stephen Dawkins | Assistant Managing Editor

Stephen Mims of Thorsby was named the Chilton County team’s Most Valuable Player at Saturday’s East-West Baseball exhibition event.

Mims’ Chilton County all-star team fell to Shelby County, 6-5, and to Autauga County, 10-3.

Chilton County got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second inning of the second game, trailing 3-0, when Jemison’s Kyle Dennis singled through the right side of the infield to score Maplesville’s James Madsen.

Chilton County scored two more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Mims pitched in Chilton County’s first game of the day.

Teammate Cody Carroll pitched against Autauga, giving up three runs and striking out two in two innings of work.

Other North Chilton County players selected for the game included: Alex Campbell of Jemison, Jace Maddox of Thorsby, Cruz Martinez of Jemison and Jason Price of Thorsby.