MARIETTA, Ga. -- After
taking off at the plate in the fourth inning, the Midland Tomahawks
won their sixth straight game securing their spot in the playoffs.
Midland Tomahawks took an 11-2 victory over Titans Select in just
five short innings on Tuesday at the East Cobb Baseball Complex.
Tomahawks are now 6-0 and will play one last pool game on Wednesday
at Cartersville Baseball Complex. However, win or lose; the Tomahawks
will be champions of their pool and continue on to the playoffs.
Tuesday’s game, head coach Brian Carney is confident his team will
do well throughout the rest of the tournament.
looking forward to hopefully securing a bye for Wednesday and be
ready to go on Thursday,” said Carney.
Graves pitched the first four innings only giving up two runs and
striking out six opponents. Cole Heflin pitched the fifth and final
inning for the Tomahawks and was able to keep the Titans at two runs
completing the game after the top of the fifth inning.
work in the field kept the Titans from scoring, but it was the
Tomahawks offense that led them to this win.
said hitting with men on base is one of his team’s strengths.
can hit up and down the line-up,” explained Carney. “We have
power guys from 1-10. We can hit anywhere and we have a lot of dudes
who are fast.”
Hall, Kyle Butz, Adam McDonough, Mitch Gremling, and Ricky West all
had hits in the fourth inning helping to bring in the seven runs that
were scored that inning. Hall went 2-for-2 on the day with two
singles and two RBI. Kyle Butz also went 2-for-2 with one RBI.
Tomahawks competed in last year’s tournament at East Cobb and are
hoping to come out on top this year.
like to win (the tournament), and beat everybody that we face. That’s
hopefully our goal. Same as everybody else’s but that’s what we’d
like to do,” said Carney.
Tomahawks are comprised of players from Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan.
have a lot of good players, they’re all very talented and there
are a lot of kids here that are getting interest from colleges,”
explained Carney, “They’re just good. They’re good, talented
players who play hard, enjoy playing well together and have a desire