DHS destroys Greensboro 18-0

by dentonramsey

DHS destroys Greensboro 18-0


DEMOPOLIS – The Demopolis High School Tigers varsity baseball team destroyed Greensboro yesterday 18-0 to improve their overall record to 6-4.

Bart Pettus (2-1) picked up the win for the Tigers, pitching five innings and giving up only three hits and no runs. Pettus also fanned seven batters as he cruised to his second victory of the season.

With DHS up 9-0 with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the third inning, the Tigers put the nail in the coffin as Seth Basinger stepped to the plate.

Basinger led the way for DHS, connecting on a grand slam in the bottom of the third inning to increase the Tigers lead to 13-0 heading into the fourth.

Hunter Hawley also contributed for DHS, going 3-for-3.

“We’re just trying to build some momentum heading into the tournament [Lake Martin Classic at Alexander City beginning March 22],” DHS head coach James Moody said. “We’ll find out a little more about ourselves in next week’s tournament. I just want to see us improve, and we’ll have a real challenge coming up next week.”


DHS returns to the field March 22-24 for the Lake Martin Classic, as the Tigers are scheduled to play Central Phoenix City, Montgomery Academy, Sylacauga, and Oxford.

“I don’t really care about the teams we’re going to be facing,” Moody said. “All I truly care about is our team getting better and picking up some wins.”

Demopolis was also in action last Monday night in an area game against Thomasville, a game DHS won 10-1.

Devin Goodwin (1-2) picked up the win for DHS, pitching a complete game and giving up only three hits, striking out nine, and acquiring no earned runs.

Leading the way for Demopolis in their victory over Thomasville was Darrell Kent, who went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, Clarke Kerby, who went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Basinger, who went 2-for-4 with three RBIs.