Hubbertville Lions lose to Hackleburg 34-28

Daniel Cooper is in possession of the ball.

By Allen Dunavant
HUBBERTVILLE — The Lions hosted the Hackleburg Panthers on Friday, Sept. 23, in a non-region game. Greyson Key received the opening kick for Hubbertville, gaining eight yards to set up the Lions’ offense for its opening possession at its 30-yard line. Utilizing Jagger Youngblood, Taylor Hubbert and Key, Hubbertville advanced the ball across midfield, but the possession came to a halt, sending T.J. Keeton back to punt the ball away. Keeton’s punt was downed at the Panther’s seven-yard line.

Bears maul Tigers 53-0 on homecoming night

IBrilliant’s Wes Woodard (#10) keeps the ball and runs as Phillips’ Will Guthrie (#50) and the Bears’ defense tries to make the stop.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
BRILLIANT — The Phillips Bears defeated the Brilliant High Tigers 53-0 on Friday night, Sept. 23.
The Tigers kicked off to start their homecoming game, and the Bears quickly gained the yards they needed to score their first touchdown on the night, scored by Phillips’ Joshua Mann.
The Tigers were able to gain some yards during their first possession, but it ended in a fourth-down punt.
The Bears returned the punt to the 50-yard line, but a series of penalties forced them back deep into their own territory.

Marion County falls to Fayette by score of 59-28

Red Raider Cade Atkins runs past a Fayette County Tiger. Also shown for Marion County are Tye Madison (#7) and Sam Williams (#54).

By Dean Maddox
Editor, The Times-Record
FAYETTE — Marion County put up a gallant battle against Fayette before falling to the Tigers by the score of 59-28 Friday, Sept. 23.
The kickoff to Marion County was mishandled and recovered by the Tigers’ Logan Taylor on the Red Raiders’ three-yard line. On the first play from scrimmage, Charles Grant ran for a Fayette touchdown. Quarterback Blake Johnson ran for the two-point conversion and after only 14 seconds had elapsed off of the game clock, the Tigers led 8-0.

Pirates take down Aggies 52-0

Winfield’s Drew Cook swings around a Hamilton Aggie.

By Derek Trimm
Winfield Correspondent
WINFIELD — The Winfield Pirates and the Hamilton Aggies got together on the football field for the first time in two years, and the Pirates’ offense proved to be too much for the Aggies to handle as Winfield rolled to a 52-0 win on Thursday, Sept. 22, in Winfield.
Winfield scored early and often, rolling up 49 points and 416 total yards at the half. The Pirates’ defense shutout the Aggies for the first time since 1968, in a 21-0 win over Hamilton.

Pirates pick up first region win over Midfield

Keylan Hughes rushes for the Pirates.

By Derek Trimm
Staff writer
WINFIELD — After an open week the Winfield Pirates got back to playing football again, and took care of business with a 56-8 route of the Midfield Patriots in a Class 3A, Region 5 game on Friday, Sep. 16, in Winfield. The win gave the Pirates its first region win of the 2022 season.
The Pirates got off to a fast start rolling up 28 first quarter points and cruised out to a 49-0 halftime lead.
Winfield running back Drew Cook paced the Pirates scoring 4 rushing touchdowns in the first half.

Marion County Red Raiders defeat Berry 54-6

Dee Lipsey (5) shrugs off a defender in the Red Raiders’ game against Berry.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
GUIN —  The Marion County High School Red Raiders beat the Berry Wildcats 54-6 on Friday night, Sept. 16.
The Raiders scored first just under a minute into the first quarter, and scored again a few minutes later with a run from Tye Madison. Dee Lipsey scored the extra two points, and the Raiders were leading 14-0.

Brilliant Tigers struggle to get going in Sumiton

SUMITON —  The Brilliant Tigers’ scoreless streak continues after a 49-0 on-the-road loss to Sumiton Christian on Friday night, Sept. 16.
The Eagles scored four touchdowns in the first quarter, and consistently sent the extra point kicks through the uprights to go ahead 28-0.
In the second quarter, the Eagles scored one touchdown on a 44-yard run to increase their lead to 35-0.
In the third quarter, they scored again on a 10-yard run to go ahead 42-0.

Meek Lions end Phillips’ streak in big win

BEAR CREEK        -  Two undefeated teams once again entered the grid Friday night, Sept. 16, but the Meek Tigers’ winning streak remained hot with a 40-6 defeat of the Phillips Bears.
After a few swapped possessions and no score on the board,  A deep Tiger pass was picked off by Lathan Burton for the Bears for possession deep at the Tiger 10.  Tiger defenders kept the plays short and on 4th down, Hayden Hulsey attempted a field goal from 15 yards out, with 3:30 in the first quarter. The ball failed to part the uprights, leaving it scoreless.

Blue Devils spoil Aggies Homecoming

The Hamilton Aggies take the field in their Homecoming game against the Cordova Blue Devils.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
BRILLIANT —  The Hamilton Aggies had a good night spoiled after losing to the Cordova Blue Devils in their Homecoming game.
The community in Hamilton was out in full force for the big occasion, but the festivities didn’t last long after Hamilton struggled yet again defensively as they continued their winless run in the beginning of the season.

Marion County shuts out Holy Spirit

Red Raider Cade Atkins, top photo, and Dee Lipsey, bottom photo, veer away from Saints as they near the end zone.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
GUIN — The Marion County High School Red Raiders defeated the Holy Spirit Catholic High School Saints 52-0 on Thursday night, Sept. 8.
The Raiders kicked off the game and quickly regained possession of the ball within their own 30-yard line. A long reception from Dee Lipsey took the Raiders all the way down to the Saints’ 18-yard line.

Phillips takes down Cherokee 50-14

Phillips’ Hayden Hulsey catches a pass.

By P.J. Gossett
General Manager
CHEROKEE — The Cherokee Indians went bear hunting Friday night, Sept. 9, according to one of the signs on the field, but the tribe failed to overtake the Phillips Bears, ending the game 50-14 in favor of Phillips.
Phillips won the coin toss but deferred to the second half and started off with a fumble on their second first down on the night, but the Indians couldn’t find a way to Phillips’ end zone and turned the downs back over to Phillips.

Aggie fight not enough in Gardendale

Kevin McBride (#24) rushes to get a first down for the Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
GARDENDALE — The Hamilton Aggies suffered their third consecutive loss of the season, falling away from home to Oak Grove in Gardendale on Thursday, Sept. 8.
The game was originally set to be played in Bessemer, but due to work being done to the field at Oak Grove, the game was moved to Gardendale.
The Aggies lost by a score line of 27-14 in Hamilton’s first Thursday night game of the season.

Addison downs Hackleburg 26-14

Hackleburg’s Quarterback is Blaise Vickery.

By Shelly Hess
Courtesy of the
Northwest Alabamian
ADDISON — The Hackleburg Panthers came into Addison Thursday, Sept. 8, determined to spoil the Bulldogs’ perfect record in the region, and the way things were looking in the third quarter, it looked like they were going to accomplish their goal. However, the Dawgs rallied on defense, stopped the Panthers’ successful pass plays and came out with a 26-14 win.

Marion County shuts out Brilliant 62-0

Brilliant’s Kason Pool (#20) sees the approaching Red Raiders as he returns a kickoff during the first quarter.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
BRILLIANT — The Marion County Red Raiders shut down the Brilliant Tigers 62-0 on Thursday night, Sept. 1.
The Tigers kicked off, and within the opening 25 seconds of the game, the Raiders were ahead 6-0 with a touchdown run by Cade Atkins and a blocked extra point kick.

Second ranked Pirates’ fall in thriller at Gordo

Winfield’s Aiden Quinn looks to throw a pass.

By Derek Trimm
Winfield Correspondent
GORDO — Class 3A’s second ranked Winfield Pirates fell in a shootout thriller to the Gordo Greenwave 49-42 on Friday, Sept. 2 at Gordo.
In what looked like a heavyweight boxing match the Greenwave landed the early blows going ahead 13-0, before the Pirates countered with two scores to take a 14-13 lead. Both teams traded scores until the Greenwave landed the knockout blow with just 48 seconds left in the game to steal the victory.

Aggies downed by Corner Yellow Jackets 52-14

Josh Franks (#8) runs the ball up the field.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — The Hamilton Aggies struggled heavily on the defensive end as the Corner Yellow Jackets spoiled the Aggies’ first home game of the season. The Yellow Jackets won 52-14, in a game that left Hamilton players dejected on the sidelines.
Corner found it all too easy to rush the ball, with their running back finding an easy route on the outside and brushing off tackles from almost every play.

Lady Pirates fall to Lady Lions last week

Kennah Lacy (#23) and Tinsley Franks (#20) attempt a block.

By Melica Allen
Courtesy of the Northwest Alabamian
HALEYVILLE — It was a 3-to-1 match victory for the Haleyville Lady Lions volleyball team Monday, Aug. 29, against the Winfield Lady Pirates.
The match was played at the Haleyville Middle School gym, with HHS taking the first and second sets, 25-17, 25-16. The Lady Pirates won 25-21 in the third, and the Lady Lions closed it out in the fourth 25-19.

Defensive struggles continue for Tigers

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
REFORM — The Brilliant Tigers struggled to gain defensive shape this past Friday as they lost to Pickens County by a large margin.
The Pickens County Tornadoes won the game 52-0 against the Tigers on the night.
Brilliant’s main problem defensively was stopping the Tornadoes from rushing past their defenses.
The opposition scored five rushing touchdowns, running 197 yards total in the game.
Three of the touchdowns came from Pickens County senior Elijah Merriweather.

Quinn’s career night leads Pirates past Lions

Winfield’s Aidan Quinn (#1) charges past a Haleyville Lion. Quinn held a career high 304 yards.

By Derek Trimm
Winfield Correspondent
WINFIELD —  Winfield’s Aidan Quinn threw for a career high 304 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Pirates to a 28-19 victory over the Haleyville Lions on Friday, Aug. 26.
Quinn, a senior, completed touchdown passes of 5, 19, 54 and 19 yards.
Winfield pulled ahead early in the second quarter to a 13-0 lead, and Haleyville fought back to cut the lead to 13-6 but was unable to go ahead late in the game as the Pirates cruised to victory.

Panthers fail to claw back from Meek

Daniel Cooper tries to avoid a tackle during a punt return.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HACKLEBURG — The Hackleburg Panthers lost their second home game this season as the Meek Tigers came away with a 34-14 victory in Hackleburg.
The Tigers began the scoring in the first quarter through Blake Miller, who scored a 16 yard touchdown reception from quarterback Bradigan Farmer. Cameron Deaver was successful from the two point conversion.

Lynn Bears trample Marion County’s season opener 31-14

By P.J. Gossett
General Manager
GUIN — Marion County’s hopes were dashed for a season opening win Friday night, Aug. 26. The visiting Lynn Bears took those hopes away when the final seconds ticked down to a score of 31-14.
The Marion County Red Raiders kicked off to Lynn for the season start. After a run through of downs each, Lynn took the ball in for the first touchdown on the night. The honors went to Cole Kelly after a 52-yard drive. The PAT was good, with a score of 7-0, Lynn.

Tigers thrashed in opening game

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
WATERLOO — The Brilliant Tigers will want to move on as quickly as possible after Friday night’s 53-8 defeat against the Waterloo Cougars in Waterloo.
Waterloo started the scoring in the first quarter, scoring three touchdowns.
The Cougars scored from a field goal attempt in the second quarter, making their lead 21-0 at the end of the first half of play.

Hamilton Aggies fall late to Red Bay

Kenly Cochran (#11) tries to stop the opposing running back during the Aggies’ clash with Red Bay on Friday night.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
RED BAY — The Hamilton Aggies nearly got off to a perfect start in Red Bay, but were unable to hold off their opponents in the final seconds of the game, losing 22-20.
Hamilton’s secondary quarterback, Mason Holloway, played the full length of the game with starting quarterback Seth Ables still carrying an injury from pre-season.
Hamilton started the scoring through Kenly Cochran, who scored the team’s first touchdown of the regular season in the second quarter.

Hackleburg loses season opener 36-8 to Phil Campbell

Hackleburg’s Carson Swinney (#6) fights to gain a few more yards as Phil Campbell’s defense closes in during a run in the first quarter. Swinney rushed nine times for 30 yards.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
HACKLEBURG — The Hackleburg Panthers lost their first game of the season to the Phil Campbell Bobcats 36-8 at home on Friday night, Aug. 19.
The Panthers took an early lead but couldn’t hold off the Bobcats, despite numerous unsportsmanlike conduct penalties on the visiting team throughout the game.

Football kicks off this week for area schools

Blake Vaughn (left) and Ty Kerr run drills during an open practice under the lights for the Hamilton Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Football season officially kicks off this week, and the Journal Record is ready to cover all of the action!
Football teams across the county have been practicing all summer with the goal of becoming state champions this season.

Every week, we will feature football games from all over the county in our sports section where you will be able to read stories from the games and view our young players from each school in action.


Winfield 8U boys leave for Dothan

The Dixie Youth 8U Winfield boys pose for a picture before leaving for Dothan on Wednesday, July 27, for competition in the Dixie Youth World Series. Back row from left are Avery Tucker, Kolbe Windham, Brooks Riley, Ridge Stocks, Blaine McNeal and Lee Roland. Front row from left are Ames Poole, Chason Bonds, Case Miles, Erik Butsykin and Brock Corkren.

By P.J. Gossett
General Manager
WINFIELD — The Dixie Youth 8U boys team at Winfield left last Wednesday, July 27, headed for the James Oates Park in Dothan for the Dixie Youth World Series, where they will compete against 12 other states. The team won the 2022 state championship against Fayette on July 11, giving them a record of 18-1.

Scholar athletes win scholarship

To the left, Winfield High School’s Anna Ary is chosen as the 3A Bryant Jordan scholarship winner. To the right, Marion County High School’s Riley Pyron is chosen as the 1A regional winner for the Bryant Jordan Scholar-Athlete Award.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
MARION COUNTY — Several Marion County athletes were selected by their schools to compete for the Bryant Jordan scholarship. Two students were chosen for the Bryan Jordan Scholar Athlete scholarship.
Winfield’s Anna Ary and Marion County High School’s Riley Pyron both won their respective regions and went on to the banquet to compete for the state-wide final round, but neither won. Still, each received a $3,000 scholarship.

Seven Marion County boys named in all-state team

Aydan Beard

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
MARION COUNTY — Seven Marion County baseball players were honored in the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s top baseball awards this year.
The ASWA released its 2022 Baseball All-State team, selecting a player from each position in each of the seven Alabama High School Athletic Association classifications in the state.

Lady Panthers crowned area champs

Hackleburg’s Lady Panthers win the Area 14 Class 1A championship. Top, left to right, are Coach Morgan McCarley, Bella Rackard, Victoria Fretwell, Abby Minihan, Lexi Browning, Ellie Nichols, Heidi Hudson, Maddie Burt and Coach Randall Raper. Bottom, left to right, are Braylynn Pope, Saylor Cooper, Carson Browning, Macy Moore, Laine Steward and EmaLeigh Blackburn.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
The Hackleburg Lady Panthers were crowned the Area 14 Class 1A champions on Tuesday, May 3, following wins against the Belgreen Bulldogs.
The Panthers won their first game of the championship series 12-7, and won the second game 12-8, securing the title and moving onto the North Regional softball playoffs in Florence.
The Panthers also defeated Phillips 19-1 and Vina 8-1 during their run to the championship.

The Lady Panthers will go up against Athens Bible on Thursday, May 12, at 9 a.m.

Lady Aggies crowned area runners up

Hamilton’s Lady Aggies win runners up for the Area 12 Class 4A championship. Top, left to right, are Kaylee Ables, Ava Cooper, Aubrey Sorrells, Michaela Otts, Addi Wilson, Maggie Harbor, Madison Metcalf, Hope Smith and Lexi Dobbins. Bottom row, from left, are Ella Kelley, Hannah Hogue, Anna Wilson, Paisley Sorrells, Leah Lawler, Emily Jones and Megan Jones.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
The Hamilton Lady Aggies softball team finished as runners up in the Area 12 Class 4A playoffs after two wins and two losses on Tuesday, May 3.

Track teams take on state

Hackleburg’s Daniel Cooper (center) takes off during the 1A boys’ 100-meter dash on Friday, May 6 in Cullman during the 2022 AHSAA State Track Meet.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
Teams and individuals from schools in Marion County competed in the 2022 AHSAA state track meet from Thursday, May 5 to Saturday, May 7. Marion County was represented well in the 1A-3A meet hosted in Cullman and the 4A-7A meet hosted in Gulf Shores.


County teams make strong showing at sectionals

Marion County’s Wyatt Franks falls after clearing the bar on the pole vault.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
WINFIELD — Winfield hosted three track meets at once on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. Teams from the surrounding area traveled to Winfield to compete in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 1A section 3, 3A section 4 and 4A section 3 track meets.

Marion County slides into win over Vina

The Marion County Red Raiders easily dispatched Vina 11-4 on Tuesday, April 19.
Marion County got things moving in the first inning, when Zach Lamoureux doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Marion County scored four runs in the sixth inning. Marion County's big bats in the inning were led by a single by Lamoureux, a sac fly by Cade Adkins and an error on a ball put in play by Caleb Knight.

Pirates take win over Sumiton Christian

The Winfield Pirates were victorious over Sumiton Christian, 6-2 Tuesday, April 19.
Brady May earned the win for Winfield. May lasted two innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out one and walking one. John David Ray, Jarett Hosch and Spencer Haney all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Braden Woodard took the loss for Sumiton Christian. The pitcher surrendered two runs on four hits over one and two-thirds innings, walking one.
Tyler Ingle started the game for Sumiton Christian.

Aggies fight to round three in playoffs

Bryant Loving gets ready to fire towards first base.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON —  The Hamilton Aggies fought their way to the third round of the AHSAA baseball playoffs after wins against the St. John Paul II Falcons and the Oneonta Redskins in the first two rounds of playoff baseball.
Hamilton began their run with two big wins against the Falcons on Friday, April 22, in Hamilton.

Hackleburg stops at second round

Trett Irvin winds up for a pitch against Coosa Christian.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
TUSCUMBIA — The Hackleburg Panthers bowed out in the second round of the playoffs this past week after two defeats to Covenant Christian on Thursday, April 28.
Hackleburg got a big win in the first game of the first round of playoffs against Coosa Christian of Gadsden.

Winfield Pirates end season in first round of playoffs

Winfield’s Rain Nolan (#23) gets ready to swing at an incoming pitch.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
WINFIELD — The Winfield Pirates’ 2022 season drew to a close on Friday night, April 22 after back-to-back losses against the Elkmont Red Devils.
Elkmont batted first, and scored two runs. After shutting down the Pirates in the bottom of the first inning, the Red Devils scored one more point in the top of the second that also went unanswered.
The game entered a scoreless stalemate from the third to fifth inning, before the Red Devils scored two more points in the top of the sixth.

Lady Aggies softball roundup

Lady Aggie Michaela Otts winds up in the game against Carbon Hill on April 19.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
Hamilton vs.
Marion County
The Hamilton Lady Aggies defeated the Marion County Lady Red Raiders in a game that lasted just five innings on Thursday, April 14 in Hamilton.
Hamilton won the game 11-0, keeping the Lady Red Raiders off of the scoreboard and keeping them to very few hits.
Hamilton scored just one run in the first two innings of the game, but in the bottom of the third inning, they began to let fly from the plate.

Hamilton claims victory of St. John Paul II in blow-out fashion

The Hamilton Aggies blew out St. John Paul II 10-4 on Friday, April 22.
Hamilton fired up the offense in the first inning. Eli Jackson hit a solo homer.
Hamilton scored four runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Joseph Aycock and an error on a ball put in play by Jackson.
Jackson was credited with the victory for Hamilton. Jackson surrendered four runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out four.
El Shelton took the loss for St. John Paul II. The bulldog allowed nine hits and ten runs over five innings, striking out six.

Pirates defeat Haleyville despite allowing a three-run inning

The Winfield Pirates weathered a scare by Haleyville in the seventh inning where Winfield coughed up three runs, but the Pirates  still won 8-5 on Saturday, April 9. The big inning for Haleyville came thanks to a triple by Bo Mitchell, a single by Grant Wakefield, and a double by Brody Gravitt.
Winfield got things moving in the first inning, when Hunter Busha reached on a dropped third strike.
Winfield notched three runs in the third inning. Tyler Mays and Davis Bowen all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

Early lead for Hackleburg seals Red Raiders’ fate

Marion County Red Raiders watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 6-3 loss to Hackleburg on Monday, April 18. Hackleburg scored on an error, a fielder's choice by Trett Irvin, and a single by Tucker Vickery in the second inning.
Hackleburg opened up scoring in the second inning, when an error scored one run for Hackleburg.
Irvin led Hackleburg to victory on the hill. Irvin surrendered two runs on one hit over three innings, striking out seven. Jaxon Fincher and Vickery entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Red Raiders’ playoff run ends in first round

The Marion County Red Raiders had their playoff run ended after the first round following two defeats to Covenant Christian on Friday, April 22.
The Red Raiders fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 16-1 loss in their first game.
In the first inning, Covenant Christian got their offense started. They singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Covenant Christian then scored six runs in the fourth inning.
Red Raider Brodie Silas took the mound for Marion County. The pitcher allowed six hits and six runs over two innings, striking out two and walking one.

Winfield Pirates named Area 10 champs

Shown is the Winfield Pirates baseball team. From left, back row are Coach Nathan Dean, Coach Jake Elkins, Coach Derrick Rhoades, Brooks Smith, Will Beasley, Hunter Busha, Hollis McMillian, Jace Hollingsworth, Aiden Quinn, Tyler Mays, Coach Alex Rodreguiz, Coach Tanner Smothers, Coach Billy Stovall and Head Coach Allan Smith. From left, middle row, kneeling are Walt Hennicke, Kyson Key, Brady May, Spencer Haney, Miles Gann, J.D. Ray, Jarett Hosch, Blake Quinn and Rain Nolan. From left seated are Blane Bowen, Brayden McCaleb, Baron Smith, Davis Bowen, Layne Pollard, Hayden Ballard, Breck Mays, Brandon Whitley and Kruz Box.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
OAKMAN — The Winfield Pirates defeated the Oakman Wildcats 12-5 on their own turf on Thursday, April 7 to win the 3A Area 10 championship.
It was the Pirates’ second victory over the Wildcats after beating them at home 16-6 the previous Tuesday, April 5.
In their first game, Brady May was the Pirates’ top scorer with three runs and one RBI, hitting two out of three. Layne Pollard scored two runs off of two hits.

Aggies grab area title against Fayette County

Shown is the Hamilton Aggies baseball team after winning the Marion County Tournament in March this year. Top row, from left, are Coach Senn Williams, Head Coach Trent Williams, Caden Foltz, Payton Purser, Joseph Aycock, Bryant Loving, Jon Robert Page, J.T. Gilbert, Dalton Davis, Hunter Galbreath, Cannon Spiller, Brodie Moody, Coach Derrick Calvert and Coach Keller Smith. Bottom row from left, Mason Holloway, Tyson Hall, Ethan Ledbetter, Eli Jackson, Ben Moore, Will Shotts and Tanner Carter.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
The Hamilton Aggies were crowned the area champions after winning their game against Fayette on Tuesday, April 12.
The Aggies played three times last week against Fayette County, starting with their game on Tuesday and finishing with a double-header on Thursday, April 14.
The Aggies won by a big scoreline 13-0, in their first game that lasted only five innings after scoring a ton of runs in the top of the ninth.
Hamilton kicked off the scoring at the top of the first inning, scoring two runs.