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Red Bay rallies from four runs down to snap four-game skid with win over Wildcats

Hayden Murray doubled, tripled and drove in four runs for Red Bay on Monday afternoon, helping the Tigers dig their way out of an early hole and snap a four-game losing streak with an 11-6 win over Colbert Heights.
 
Murray, Skylar Brazil and Kolby Bragwell each went 3-for-4, helping Red Bay (9-7) rack up 16 hits. The Tigers trailed 4-0 before opening the bottom of the third with seven straight hits. Singles by Kaleb Bragwell, Max Bullen and Alex Burroughs loaded the bases, and then Brazil’s two-run single got Red Bay on the board and cut the lead in half.
 
Kolby Bragwell followed with an RBI double to left, and then Murray drove in two runs with a triple to right to put the Tigers on top 5-4. Chase Allen followed with an RBI single and later scored on a wild pitch to cap the seven-run inning and make it 7-4.
 
Colbert Heights cut the lead to 7-5 with a solo homer in the top of the fourth, but Red Bay answered with a three-run bottom half highlighted by Kolby Bragwell’s RBI single and Murray’s RBI double. Murray added his third hit in the bottom of the sixth, driving in another run with a single to make it 11-6.
 
Murray (3-2) picked up the win with four solid innings of relief. He held the Wildcats to two earned runs on four hits, striking out six and walking four. Kolby Bragwell finished off the win with a scoreless seventh inning, striking out one.
 
Bragwell and Brazil each had two RBIs and two runs scored, and Bullen was 2-for-2 with a run scored. Burroughs went 1-for-3 and scored twice, and Kaleb Bragwell was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Allen, Kaleb Sims and Cade McKinney also had one hit apiece.
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