Ford & Sons sweeps Perryville in doubleheader

Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons American Legion baseball team continued its impressive season Saturday night by sweeping a non-district doubleheader from host Perryville.

Cape won 15-10 and 10-5 to improve to 26-12.

Garrett Stevens allowed just one earned run while pitching all seven innings of the opener. He gave up seven hits, struck out four and walked four.

Ford & Sons had 13 hits, led by Cody Tellor's 4-for-4 performance that featured four RBIs. Brad LaBruyere, Mark Himmelberg and David Sanders all added two hits.

Nick Allen went the distance in the nightcap, allowing five hits and two earned runs. He fanned three and walked four.

Cape had 12 hits, led by Blake Slattery with three. Matt Hester and Brooks Osburn both added two hits, while Himmelberg had four RBIs.

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