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Tough road swing for Tigers, now ready for area play

Staff Report

After a 4-0 record at home to start the season, Tallassee has struggled in a recent stretch of road games. The baseball team has fallen four times in six games and still has a doubleheader scheduled at Wetumpka this week.

Dee Williams and Will Peters suffered their first losses of the season last weekend.

Williams (1-1) took the loss in Tallassee's 5-4 defeat at Russell County on Friday. He went 6 1/3 innings with eight strikeouts and one walk.

Reid Whitaker was 2-for-3. Caleb Stewart went 1-for-1.

On Saturday, Peters (1-1) pitched three innings giving up five runs in THS' 7-3 loss to Park Crossing in Montgomery.

Blake Dean led the Tigers at the plate going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Tallassee (6-4) will end the eight-game road swing with the twin bill vs. the Indians slated for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The first area action of the season will begin on Friday vs. Dadeville at 4:30 p.m. back in the friendly confines of Southside Field. On Saturday afternoon, the two will play again in a doubleheader at Dadeville starting at 1:00.

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