Auburn High Baseball came out victorious on Tuesday afternoon, as they mercy ruled Harris County by a 14-3 final score to improve their record to 17-3. Auburn’s main key to success was taking advantage of the seven walks and two hit batters given up by Harris County. Senior Ryan Lambert went one for three on the day with a double and two RBI while Junior Kyle Trimble went two for four with three RBI including a two-run home run that ended the game. On Thursday, Auburn will travel to Hoover to compete in a bracket-style tournament. Their first game (1:30 PM, Thursday) will be against Buckhorn, then they will compete in a rematch of the 2017 7A State Championship against Hoover (3:45 PM, Thursday).
The next Auburn High Baseball broadcast will be a big one next Wednesday at home against Central-Phenix City to begin area play and begin the fight to make the 7A playoffs. Coverage of the game on ESPN 106.7 will begin at 5:00 CT and will also be streaming online at espnau.com and on the ESPN 106.7 app. That game will be followed by a double header at Central next Thursday to finish off the three game set. Scott Bagwell and Riley Hubbard will have coverage of both games on ESPN 106.7 beginning at 4:30. Both games will also be streaming online at espnau.com and on the ESPN 106.7 app.
Here’s the postgame interview with Auburn High Head Coach Matt Cimo: