Troy O-Zone rips AUM

Published 11:11 pm Saturday, July 14, 2012

FAIRHOPE – Troy scored five runs in each the first and fourth innings to pull away from AUM, 12-2, in the Dixie O-Zone State Tournament in Fairhope on Saturday.

AUM took an early lead with a solo home run in the first but Troy answered in the bottom of the frame. Reed Jinright led off the inning with a double and would later score on an error. Wilkes had a single and scored in the first while Garrett Tucker, Hunter Reeves and Juhmir Lampley also scored.

Reed Jinright and Brian Redmon finished 2-for-2 while Wood Jinright was 2-for-3. Cole Little and Ridge Knotts also had hits.

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Little started on the mound for Troy and pitched two innings allowing one run on three hits. Wilkes tossed the final two frames giving up a run on just one hit while striking out three.

Troy will face Spanish Fort American at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Fans can watch all tournament games at

Special thanks to Taylor and Ross Jinright for providing information and stats during the tournament.