The rally was sparked in the top of the sixth by a bunt single from Cole Crump, who then scored after the ball was misplayed. Trey Harkins and Matthew Greene had hits, and Jonathan Guerrero delivered a two-run triple and Juan Guerrero an RBI single. Juan Guerrero scored on Logan Gates' single.
Greene's three hits led the Dodgers, including a two-run double in the top of the fourth to pull within 3-2. He finished with one run as well. Other offensive contributors were Harkins, two hits, walk, two runs; Jonathan Guerrero, one hit, triple, one run, two RBIs; Juan Guerrero, one hit, one walk, one run, RBI; Gates, one hit, one walk, RBI; Trevor Lawrence, one run; Max Rohland, hit by a pitch, one run; and Clay Ross, one walk.
The Padres took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the second on a key hit by Emmanuel Jones. They added another run in the bottom of the fourth on back-to-back doubles by Brant Smith and Garret Geros, and then stretched the lead to 5-2 in the fifth on a hit by Jaylen Knowles.
Hitters for the Padres were Jones, one hit, one walk, one run; Smith, one hit, one walk, two runs; Geros, one hit, double, RBI; and Kurtis Feanny, one hit. Other base runners included Walker Jones, one run; Dadrian Dennis, one walk, one run; and Tyler Perry, one walk.
Pitchers for the Padres were Jacob Frye (three innings, 35 pitches), Emmanuel Jones (two innings, 20 pitches, one strikeout), Smith (three innings, 35 pitches, three strikeouts) and Walt Morris (one inning, nine pitches, one strikeout).
Taking the mound for the Dodgers were Lawrence (three innings, 50 pitches, five strikeouts), Jonathan Guerrero (three innings, 27 pitches, one strikeout) and Juan Guerrero (two innings, 16 pitches, one strikeout).
Below are the rest of the Cartersville Little League games from last Monday.
Tigers 6, Phillies 3
The Tigers grabbed a four-run lead in the bottom of the first and held on for a 6-3 win in a game that featured plenty of strong pitching.
Gage Morris pitched five innings and had nine strikeouts in 84 pitches for the Tigers while teammate Jake Cooper added three strikeouts in two innings and 17 pitches. Khase Willis pitched three innings for the Phillies, striking out nine on 51 pitches, and Derrick Pearson also pitched for them as well, recording one strikeout in one inning on 32 pitches.
The Tigers' John Reed Evans reached base on a triple in the first, and Cooper and Brandon Hodge each hit RBI singles while Dominique Williams had a run-scoring triple.
The Phillies scored two runs in the top of the second on singles by William Fraser and Josh Holmes, and they scored one run in the third when Willis drew a walk and then scored on Nick Root's single.
With the score 4-3 going into the bottom of the fifth, the Tigers added two runs on hits by Evans and Morris.
Evans, who scored two runs, led the Tigers with his two hits, and Cooper (run, RBI), Morris (RBI), Hodge (walk, run, RBI) and Williams (RBI) collected the team's other hits. Grant Harris walked and scored twice.
Hitters for the Phillies were Bailey Ward, Holmes (run), Willis (walk, run), Root (two hits) and Fraser (run). Jordan Blackmon was hit by a pitch to reach base.
Indians 6, Colts 5
The Indians scored all the runs they would need in the first two innings -- two in the first on hits by Ian Inaba and Dalton Southern and four in the second on hits by Brendon Walker, Dalton Henson and Dylan Webb.
They held for a 6-5 win over the Colts, withstanding the latter's comeback attempt.
The Colts scored one run in the first after Connor Wall drew a walk and then scored. They added three runs in the fourth on a single by Tyler Friedrich, an RBI double by Jake Richards and a two-run single by Caz Smith. Friedrich tripled in the sixth and then scored.
Dax Edwards had one hit (double) and one walk for the Indians; Webb scored once in addition to collecting a hit; Southern connected for a hit; Inaba crossed home plate twice to go along with his hit; Seth McFarland doubled and had an RBI; Walker drew a walk, scored a run and had a hit; and Henson had a hit and walked and scored once. Peyton Willoughby (two walks, run) and Malcolm Cooley (walk) also reached base for the Indians.
Offensive contributions for the Colts came from Friedrich (two hits, triple, two runs), Richards (double, run, RBI), Smith (two RBIs), Wall (two walks, run), Kaison Williams (two walks) and Zach Hall (walk, run).
Inaba pitched two innings for the Indians, striking out three on 35 pitches; Webb went two innings, throwing 32 pitches and striking out four; and Willoughby recorded one strikeout on 28 pitches in his two innings' of work.
Hall (two innings, 51 pitches, four strikeouts), Richards (one inning, 14 pitches) and Logan Cagle (three innings, 35 pitches, three strikeouts) pitched for the Colts.
Crackers 12, Braves 6
The Crackers popped the top on a tie game, scoring six runs in the top of the sixth to win going away, 12-6.
Levi Pickel and Jacob Daniel each scored a run for the Crackers. The team also got contributions from hitters Josh Mayo (three hits, two doubles, three runs, three RBIs); Joe Cave (two hits, run, RBI); Will Noble (double, two runs, RBI); Chris Davis (run, RBI); Aiden Shea (walk, two runs, RBI); Evan Dasher (double, RBI); Will Bentley (run); and J.T. Mitchell.
Crackers' pitchers were Benjamin Ammons (two innings, 39 pitches, three strikeouts) and Pickel (four innings, 47 pitches, eighth strikeouts).
J.P. Martin (five innings, 74 pitches, 13 strikeouts), Byers Murray (two innings, 31 pitches, two strikeouts) and Jackson Lovette (one inning, eight pitches) pitched for the Braves.
Braves' base runners included Martin (two hits, walk, two runs, RBI); Crawford Taylor (two hits, two doubles, run, RBI); Austin Baker (two hits, two RBIs); Lovette (hit, hit by a pitch, run, RBI); Murray (hit, run); Baylor Agan (walk); and David Seanor (double, run).