Southampton’s Cabell pitches into 5th innings before giving up hit

Published 8:24 am Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sussex Central ended Southampton pitcher Brooks Cabell’s chances at a no-hitter after scoring 6 runs on four hits and three walks in the fifth inning.

Southampton hung on for an 11-6 win against the Tigers. The Indians are 4-2 for the season and 2-2 in the league.

The Indians led 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning when Billy Nixon walked, stole second, moved to third on Mason Wright’s groundball and scored on a passed ball.

Indians pitcher Ryland Edwards came in to end the fifth inning for Cabell.

The Indians responded in the bottom of the fifth by scoring 8 runs. Southampton tallied 6 hits and 3 walks, leading 9-6.

The Indians scored 2 more runs in the bottom of the sixth when they added 4 more hits.

Edwards and Josh Riddick rounded out the pitching for the Indians with Edwards (1-0) earning the win.

Cabell ended his day with 11 strikeouts, 4 hits and 6 earned runs

Highlights for Southampton included Nixon going 2-for-3, with a double, single, 2 runs, a stolen base and 2 RBIs.

Indian Dustin Sykes went 2-for-4, including a triple, double, walk and a run.

Teammate Josh Turner was 2-for-2, including 2 hits by pitches, 2 singles and 2 runs scored.

Indian Tonee Hill went 2-for 3, including 2 singles and an RBI.

Zach Vann was 2-for-4, including a double, single, 2 runs scored and a stolen base.