St. James sent Class 3A No. 1 Brookland-Cayce into the loser’s bracket of the International Paper Classic baseball tournament with a 6-4 win over the Bearcats on Friday night.
B-C opened the tournament with a win on Friday morning.
St. James worked over three Bearcats pitchers for nine hits. The Sharks put it away with two-run burst in the bottom of the sixth inning – a move that began two outs and nobody on base.
Zach Sightler got the start, but John Long took the loss in relief.
Tanner Petrey, Zack Warner and Zac McLaurin had RBI hits for B-C.