Beaufort News

American Legion baseball roundup, June 12

Junior Ospreys 6, Junior Heat 5 (9 innings)

Devonta Delaney singled in the bottom of the ninth and came around to score on a base hit by Shane Dixon to lift the Beaufort Ospreys over the Lowcountry Heat in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday between the area's American Legion junior baseball squads.

Rusty Willman was 3 for 4 and Delaney went 2 for 5 for Beaufort. Dixon earned the win, pitching three scoreless innings.

John Sheehan led the Lowcountry juniors, going 2 for 3.

Junior Ospreys 4, Junior Heat 2 (5 innings)

Javonta Delaney held the Lowcountry juniors to two hits while going the distance in a game that didn't count toward the League 1 standings.

Derrick Vaughn was 2 for 2 with a pair of runs, and Zach Mahan also went 2 for 2 for the Beaufort juniors (4-2 overall, 3-1 league), who play the Lowcountry Heat again Wednesday on Hilton Head Island.