Phillies edge Colts, 2-1, in Little League
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The Phillies nipped the Colts 2-1 in a game that featured strong pitching for both teams in Cartersville Little League Baseball play on May 7.

For the Phillies, Chanc Willis, Luke Schiltz and Blane Belisario combined to allow only four hits with 12 strikeouts. Kaison Williams, Ladarius Winburn and Alan Thacker combined to allow two hits with seven strikeouts for the Colts.

The Colts took the lead 1-0 in the top of the third, when Winburn drew a walk and scored later on a single by Logan Cagle. The Phillies went ahead 2-1 in the bottom of the third, when Jordon Wells singled and Schiltz blasted a two-run home run.

The Colts threatened to tie the game in the sixth when Alex Freeman reached on an error. Belisario struck out the next three batters to strand Freeman at third and seal the victory for the Phillies.

Providing the Phillies’ offense were Schiltz, a home run, two RBIs and a run; Wells, a hit and a run; Karson Hornberger, two walks; Gavin Geros, a walk; Willis, a walk; and Mathew Surrett, a walk.

Pitching for the Phillies were Willis, 3 1/3 innings with 34 pitches and one strikeout; Schiltz, 2 2/3 innings with 49 pitches and eight strikeouts; Belisario, one inning with 13 pitches and 3 strikeouts.

Hitting for the Colts were Thacker, two hits with a double; Winburn, one hit with a walk and a run; Cagle, one hit with an RBI; Caz Smith, a walk; Williams, a walk; Kaleb Chatmon, a walk; and Ethan Wolfe, a walk.

Pitching for the Colts were Williams, 1 2/3 innings with 40 pitches and two strikeouts; Winburn, 2 1/3 innings with 35 pitches and two strikeouts; Thacker, one inning with nine pitches and three strikeouts.



Crackers 5, Indians 2

Chase Horn, Ben Ammons and Titus Jones combined to pitch a two-hitter with six strikeouts for the Crackers in their 5-2 defeat of the Indians.

The Indians took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, when Peyton Willoughby reached on an uncaught third strike and scored later on an error on a grounder by Noah Davis.

The Crackers went ahead 4-1 in the bottom of the first. Caleb Henson drew a walk, Ammons reached on an error, and both scored on a single by Horn. Will Noble drew a walk, and Jacob Daniel doubled to score Horn and Noble.

The Indians closed the gap to 4-2 in the second, when Ian Inaba blasted a solo home run. The Crackers added the final run in the third, when TJ Jackson reached on an uncaught third strike and scored later on an error on a grounder by Jones.

For the Indians, Davis pitched two innings with 42 pitches, three strikeouts, Inaba, one inning with 24 pitches and two strikeouts; Carter Owen, one inning with 21 pitches, and Dalton Southern, one inning with 16 pitches and two strikeouts.

Hitting for the Crackers were Horn, one hit with two RBIs and a run; Daniel, a double, a walk and two RBIs; Henson, two walks and a run; Noble, a walk and a run; Jackson, a walk and a run; Ammons, a run; Aiden Shea, a walk; and Charlie Heidmann, a walk.

Pitching for the Crackers were Horn, three innings with 46 pitches and five strikeouts; Ammons, 2 2/3 innings with 35 pitches, a strikeout; Jones, one-third of an inning with six pitches.

The offensive muscle provided by the Indians included Inaba, two hits with a home run, an RBI and a run; Peyton Willoughby, a run; Chris Davis, a walk.

Padres 8, Braves 2

Seth Porter, Brant Smith and Blake Stover combined to pitch a two-hitter with eight strikeouts for the Padres.

For the Braves, Kolby Adams, Preston Welchel, Hayes Miller and Donovan Harrison threw 10 strikeouts while allowing four hits.

The Padres took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third. Sabien Lindo and Jaylen Knowles each singled, and both scored on a double by Smith.

The Braves tied the game 2-2 in the top of the fourth. Thomas Murphy drew a walk, and Adams blasted a two-run home run.

The Padres scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth to go ahead, 7-2. Jesse Martin reached on an uncaught third strike and scored later on a wild pitch. Lindo drew a walk and Knowles singled. Lindo scored when Dadrian Dennis reached on a fielder’s choice. Stover singled, and then Smith doubled again to score Dennis and Stover. Smith scored on a passed ball.

The Padres added the final run to make the score, 8-2, in the fifth. Malik Watts singled and scored later on an error.

Hitting for the Padres were Smith, two doubles, a walk, four RBIs and a run; Knowles, two hits with a run; Watts, two hits with a run; Stover, a double with a run; Lindo, one hit with a walk and two runs; Dennis, a walk and a run; Jesse Martin, a walk and a run; Seth Porter, a walk.

Pitching for the Padres were Porter, 1 2/3 innings with 38 pitches and a strikeout; Smith, 1 1/3 innings with 40 pitches, three strikeouts; Stover, three innings with 42 pitches and four strikeouts.

Braves hitters included Adams, one hit with a home run, a walk, two RBIs and a run; Murphy, one hit with a walk and a run; Miller, two walks; Welchel, a walk; Byers Murray, a walk; and Baylor Agan, a walk.

Pitching for the Braves were Adams, two innings with 35 pitches, three walks; Welchel, 1 1/3 innings with 40 pitches, four strikeouts; Miller, two-thirds of an inning with 11 pitches; Donovan Harrison, one inning with 27 pitches, three strikeouts.

Tigers 14, Dodgers 0

Eight Tigers pounded out 16 hits in a 14-0 win over the Dodgers. Four Tigers combined in a one-hit shutout, throwing 45 pitches while striking out eight in four innings.

For the Tigers, Jake Cooper Gooch had three hits with a home run, two runs and 3 RBIs; Koby Jordan had three hits with a double, a run and two RBIs; Garrett Shelton added two hits with a home run, a walk, two runs and three RBIs; Brady Evans had two hits with two runs and two RBIs; Gage Morris had two hits with a walk and two runs; Moore had two hits; Micah Tart added a hit with a walk, a hit by pitch and two runs; Brady Craig had a hit with a run and an RBI; Tyler Gamble, a walk with a run.

Morris pitched one inning for the Tigers with 13 pitches and two strikeouts; Evans, one inning with 16 pitches and three strikeouts; Jordan, one inning with 12 pitches and three strikeouts; and Tart, one inning with four pitches.

Tyler Dover doubled for the only hit for the Dodgers.

Crawford Taylor pitched two-thirds of an inning with 41 pitches, and Kaleb Chance, 3 1/3 innings with 53 pitches and four strikeouts.

The game was called after four innings due to the 10-run rule.