Grubbs hit not enough as Tigers fall in All-A.

Colin Grubb stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Colin Grubb stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning.

The Barbourville Tiger Baseball Team came up a little short in the second round of the All-A Tournament last week to Williamsburg.

Colin Grubb stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning with the scoreboard showing a 2-1 advantage for the Yellow Jackets.

Grubb had runners on first and second base and two outs recorded.

The count showed 2-2 as Williamsburg’s pitcher delivered the ball.

Grubb made contact and drove a line drive shot past the short stop to score Dylan Worley and tie the game at 2-2 to force extra innings.

In the top of the eight, Williamsburg took advantage of a hit batter and a walk by Tiger Pitcher Tate Carter. The Yellow Jackets scored a single run off an infield single by Hagan Hawn and held on for the victory 3-2 after striking out two Tigers to end the eight inning.

How they got there: Barbourville defeated Red Bird 18-3 in the first round of the All-A Tournament to set up the match against Williamsburg.