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Coach Rusche and Kerri

AT Baseball congratulates Adam and Kerri on their marriage. They were joined in marriage on September 9, 2017.

We would like to welcome Kerri to our family and wish the two of you nothing but success and happiness.

Tigers End Season with a 6-3 Loss to Taylor

The Tigers season came to an end on Monday with a 6-3 loss to Taylor in Sectional 39 play at Blackford. The Tigers fell behind early when Taylor scored in the first and second innings. With the score 6-0, Alex attempted to make a comeback, scoring 1 in the fourth and 2 in the fifth. That was as close as the Tigers would come however.

The Tigers finish their season with a 13-17 record.

Tigers grab lead in 7th in win over Elwood

The Tigers took the lead late and defeated Elwood 5-4 on Saturday. The Tigers trailed 4-2 in the top of the seventh inning with two outs when Dalton Andrew doubled, driving in three runs.

Matthew Etherington started the game. He pitched two innings, allowing three runs, six hits, striking out two, and walking none. Brennan Morehead earned the win doing a great job in the relief role. He went five innings, allowing one run, seven hits, striking out five, and walking one.

Dalton Andrew went 2-for-4 at the plate as he led the team with three runs batted in. Brennan Morehead, Seth Jerrils, and Rylan Metz also picked up hits for the Tigers.

Yorktown

Alexandria 8 - Yorktown 6

Lapel

Alexandria 0 - Lapel 7


Tri-Central

Alexandria 13 - Tri-Central 5

Hamilton Heights

Alexandria 6 - Hamilton Heights 20

Mississinewa

Alexandria 5 - Mississinewa 15


Shenandoah Game 1

Alexandria 2 - Shenandoah 5

Shenandoah Game 2

Alexandria 4 - Shenandoah 8

Blackford Results

Alexandria 1 - Blackford 3

Sectional Pairings

Sectional Pairings

Madison-Grant Results

Alexandria 7 - Madison-Grant 1

Wes-Del Results

Alexandria 2 - Wes-Del 1

New Haven Results

Alexandria 1 - New Haven 6

Oak Hill Results

Alexandria 5 - Oak Hill 3

Eastbrook Results

Alexandria 5 - Eastbrook 6

Cardinal Ritter Results

Alexandria 3 - Cardinal Ritter 13

Tiger Wall of Fame

Tiger Wall of Fame

The new Tiger Baseball Wall of Fame was recently installed on the back of the dugout. The 2017 team continues to work hard to ensure that they can add to it.

Elwood Results

Alexandria 6 - Elwood 9

Frankton Results

Alexandria 0 - Frankton 2


Tipton Results

Alexandria 6 - Tipton 8

Wapahani Results

Alexandria 4 - Wapahani 7

Tiger night with the Indianapolis Indians

Victory Field

The Alexandria Tigers Baseball team enjoyed a night out at Victory Field on Saturday night as the Indians faced the Scranton Rail Riders. The night ended up being a great night for baseball as the temperatures didn't drop too low. We would like to extend a special thanks to the Yankee's organization and to Scranton's head coach for providing the tickets to Saturday's game.

We would also like to thank Troy Greer for taking the time to bus the team to and from the game.

Metz Strong at the Plate as Tigers defeats Blue River

Rylan Metz gave Blue River fits, as he hit for the cycle in a 17-9 victory on Tuesday. Metz singled in the first, tripled in the second, homered in the fifth, and doubled in the seventh.

The Tigers had 22 hits in the game. Ryan Luzader, Matthew Etherington, Brennan Morehead, Rylan Metz, and Brandon Patz each collected multiple hits. Metz and Patz each drove in four runs to lead the Tigers.

Jarret Small picked up the win. He threw 5 innings, giving up 7 hits, four runs, four walks, while striking out 5.

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Sloppy play leads to loss

The Tigers and Daleville passed the lead back-and-forth on Monday, but eventually Daleville prevailed 13-10. The offensive started to come alive for the Tigers but 6 fielding errors coupled with 5 walks surrendered by Alex pitching presented an obstacle the Tigers could not overcome.

Offensively, the Tigers had 11 hits in the game. Jarret Small, Dalton Andrew, and Brennan Morehead each collected multiple hits.

On the mound, Trey Stokes started the game for the Tigers. He went three and two-thirds innings, surrendering eaght runs, seven hits, and striking out five. Rylan Metz took the loss. He pitched one inning, allowed two runs on no hits while striking out two.

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Tigers take third in Mueller

Matthew Etherington was dominant from the mound on Saturday. On the day, Etherington threw five innings of shutout baseball. He allowed one hit, striking out ten, and walking none. He picked up the win to improve his record to 3-0 on the season.

Offensively, the Tiger bats came alive. They collected 12 hits on the day and drew 9 walks.

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Tigers lose hard fought battle to Pendleton

"Never give up" was the motto of the day for the Tigers as they dropped a hard fought game to Pendleton in the Muller semi-finals. Things started slow for the Tigers as Pendleton pitching kept them hitless through four innings. Down 2-0 going into their half of the fifth, the Tigers plated two runners to tie things up at 2-2. The inning started off with Seth Jerrils reaching first on a misplayed ball. Brenan Morehead singled on a great bunt to advance Jerrils to second. After a pop out, Isaac Granger singled to right to score Jerrils. In the next at-bat, Ryan Luzader executes an excellent bunt, but Morehead is thrown out at the plate. Matthew Etherington is hit by a pitch to load the bases up and a walk drawn by Trey Stokes ties the game up at two.

After the Arabians tacked on two more runs in the 7th to make the score 5-2, the Tigers had one last shot. Dalton Andrew singled to start the inning. His single was followed up by singles from Granger and Luzader. Jarrett Small scored on Luzaders single. After a Tiger strikeout, Granger scores on a pass ball and Luzader advanced to third. He would score on a single from Stokes and that is where the Tigers finished.

On the mound, Trey Stokes turned in a strong performance. He threw 5 1/3 innings, gave up 3 runs on six hits, striking out 1 while walking four. He was followed by Morehead who gave up 1 hit in 1 2/3 innings of strong relief.

The Tigers will be back in action on Saturday at 4:00PM as they take on Madison-Grant in the battle for third place. Come out and support your Tigers.

Tigers take two from Clinton Central

Boxscores

Tigers win against Frankton

The Tigers defeated Frankton 2-1 on Tuesday after taking the lead late in the game. Both Alexandria runs were scored in the fifth inning. Brennan Morehead lead the inning off with a walk. An error on an excellent bunt by Miller Abernathy put runners at first and second for the Tigers. Seth Jerrils then bunted both runners over. With one out in the inning, Isaac Granger hit a sacrifice fly to left to score Morehead. Ryan Luzader scored Abernathy from second on a hard ground ball to third.

The pitching was strong for the Tiger hurlers as they struck out eight on the day. Matthew Etherington earned the win. He pitched five innings, allowing one run, four hits, striking out six, and walking zero. Trey Stokes recorded the last six outs to earn the save.

Rylan Metz went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead the team in hits.

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Abernathy's Walkoff Gives Tigers win over Taylor

A walk-off walk led the Tigers past Taylor 6-5. The game was tied at five in the bottom of the eighth when Miller Abernathy walked to drive in the winning run.

The Tigers big inning came in the third with five runs crossing the plate. The Tigers scored on a single by Issac Granger, a double by Matthew Etherington, a walk , and a single by Rylan Metz. The Tigers ended up with 7 hits on the day. Granger and Etherington each collected multiple hits.

Matthew Etherington started the game on the mound. He pitched four strong innings, allowing two runs, three hits, striking out four, and walking one. Trey Stokes came in relief in the eigth inning to earn the win. He surrendered no hits while striking out two.

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Tigers Shut Out Rossville

The Tigers defeated Rossville 2-0 on Saturday to pick up their first win of the season. The scoring begain early as the Tigers put up a run in the first inning. Ryan Luzader got things started drawing a one out walk. He advanced to second and third on a wild pitchs. At third with two outs, Luzader scored on a clutch single by Trey Stokes. At the end of one, Tigers 1 - Rossville -0.

The Tigers would strike again in their half of the second. Miller Abernathy led the inning off by being hit by a pitch. Jarret Small stepped to the plate and doubled, driving Abernathy to third. Granger was then hit by a pitch to load up the bases. Ryan Luzader grounded into a fielders choice on the next at bat to drive in Abernathy. Tigers 2 - Rossville - 0.

Matthew Etherington earned the win on the mound. He threw three and two-thirds innings, allowing no runs, three hits, striking out one, and walking one. Etherington was followed by Rylan Metz who threw two and a third innings. Ryan Luzader came in to close out the game to earn the save.

Tigers fall to Providence in Tiger Classic Championship

The Tigers were only able to put up one hit against a strong Providence team as the Tigers fell by a score of 11-0. The game was close going into the fifth thanks in part to a nice pitching performance by Trey Stokes. Errors, however, caused the game to unravel quickly. The Tigers committed 4 errors on the day, extending innings for their opponent. They took advantage of these errors and exploded for 7 runs in the fifth and final inning.

The Tigers return to action on Wednesday when they host Taylor at Tiger field.

Live Game Updates

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Game Changer

Tiger home games will be streamed live through the game changer app this year. The app can be downloaded free of charge and you can gain access to live scoring by requesting membership to the team through the app. What a great way to follow the Tigers at home or at the park.

Just go to gc.com on your computer or find the app in the Apple App Store or in Google Play for Android devices.


Final Preparations UnderwayMarch 18, 2017

Field Roll

The final preparations are being made for the upcoming Tiger Classic on April 1st. A big thanks to Greg Warren and Kleenco for their support by taking the time to get the field game ready. The outfield was a little rough after a long winter but the roller made short work of it.


Welcome Coach Fox

Please join us in welcoming Jake Fox to the coaching staff. Coach Fox is a 2013 graduate of Alexandria and was a player for the Tigers from 2010 - 2013. He was part of the 2013 Sectional Championship team.

Tigers announce the inaugural Tiger Classic

The Tigers are excited to announce the first ever Tiger Classic. The action will kick off the 2017 season for the Tigers. The Tigers are sure to be tested early as the classic will host outstanding teams from across the state. In the morning game, the Tigers will face the Rossville Hornets. Rossville finished the 2016 season at 13-15. The second game will see Providence taking on Peru. Providence finished the season last year at 27-3 and was the class 2A state champions. Peru finished the season at 10-11.


Tiger Classic