High school baseball: Whale Branch knocks off Hemingway

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The Whale Branch baseball team pulled away to win in the Class 1-A Playoffs on Monday, May 5, defeating familiar foe Hemingway 7-4.

By winning, Whale Branch improved to 14-7 overall and remained alive in the post-season.

On the mound, Whale Branch starting pitcher Ryan Green only gave up two runs on two hits. Green registered 11 strikeouts for the Warriors.

In addition to Green’s stout performance on the mound, Whale Branch also flourished offensively. More than one Whale Branch batter provided a big at-bat in the win.

At the plate, seventh-grade Sam Stewart was 2-for-2 with two RBIs while Jamar Scott was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple.