Tigers grab comeback win from Braves in Little League play
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Brady Evans hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning to lead the Tigers to a 4-2 comeback win over the Braves in Cartersville Little League baseball play April 30.

The game pitted Gage Morris, Garrett Shelton and Jake Cooper Gooch for the Tigers in a pitchers duel against Preston Welchel, Hayes Miller and Kolby Adams for the Braves.

Morris, Shelton and Gooch combined for a three-hitter with 15 strikeouts while Welchel, Miller and Adams combined for a three-hitter with seven strikeouts.

The Braves took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Adams doubled and then scored later on a wild pitch. The Braves stretched the lead to 2-0 in the third, as Miller drew a walk, advanced to third on a single by Adams and scored on a groundout by Austin Baker.

The Tigers cut the lead to 2-1 in the fourth when Shelton drew an intentional walk and then scored later on a single by Morris. The Tigers pulled ahead, 4-2, in the fifth. Micah Tart led off with a single and then Evans blasted his two-run homer. The Tigers added their final run when Gooch drew a walk and then scored later on a passed ball.

Tiger hitters included Brady Evans, one hit with a home run, two walks, two RBIs and two runs; Morris, one hit with a walk and an RBI; Tart, one hit with a run; Shelton, three walks and a run; Gooch, a walk and a run.

Morris threw for two innings with 40 pitches and six strikeouts; Shelton, two innings with 32 pitches, five strikeouts; Gooch, two innings with 27 pitches, four strikeouts.

Braves hitters included Adams, two hits with a double and a run; Welchel, one hit; Miller, a walk and a run; Trey Holstein, a walk; Thomas Murphy, hit by pitch.

Welchel threw for two innings, delivering 32 pitches and striking out three; Miller, two innings with 37 pitches and three strikeouts; Adams, one inning with 34 pitches and one strikeout.

Phillies 11 Crackers 2

Blane Belisario, Luke Schiltz, Jordon Wells and Karson Hornberger combined on a two-hitter with nine strikeouts as the Phillies defeated the Crackers, 11-2.

Derrick Pearson hit for the cycle for the Phillies — a single, double, triple and home run — with four runs and an RBI. Schiltz had two hits with a double, a walk and a run. Wells had a double, a walk, two runs and an RBI. Belisario had one hit with a walk, a run and an RBI.

For the Crackers, Ben Ammons and Will Noble each had a hit.

Ammons, Josh Nolan and TJ Jackson combined to strike out four for the Crackers.

Other Phillies hitters were Gavin Geros, a walk and a hit by pitch; Tommy Buie, a walk and two runs; Chanc Willis, a walk and a run.

Belisario worked three innings with 37 pitches and three strikeouts; Schiltz, two innings with 15 pitches and three strikeouts; Wells, one inning with 32 pitches and two strikeouts; Hornberger, one inning with five pitches and one strikeout.

Also contributing offensively for the Crackers were Caleb Henson, a walk; Jordyn Mitchell, a walk; Jacob Daniel, hit by pitch, a walk and a run; Josh Nolan, a walk and a run.

Pitching for the Crackers were Ammons, four innings with 84 pitches, two strikeouts; Nolan, one inning with 20 pitches; TJ Jackson, one inning with 15 pitches and two strikeouts.

Padres 18, Dodgers 10

The Padres outlasted the Dodgers in a slugfest, 18-10.

Jaylen Knowles, Seth Porter and Blake Stover led the Padres at the plate. Knowles had four hits with a double, a triple, four RBIs and three runs. Porter had three hits with a double, a triple, a walk, four RBIs and four runs. Stover had two hits with an RBI and two runs. Trevor Pfiester added a triple, a walk, three RBIs and two runs. Dadrian Dennis had a double, a walk and two runs. Mack Morris had a double and a run.

For the Dodgers, Tyler Dover and Jesse Irwin each hit a homerun. Dover had three hits with a double, a homerun, three RBIs and a run. Irwin had a homerun, two RBIs and a run. Crawford Taylor added two hits with a double, two RBIs and three runs. Tyler Dilcher had a double and a run.

Pfiester, Martin, Morris and Porter combined for six strikeouts for the Padres.

Dover Dilcher, Irwin, and Kaleb Chance combined for five strikeouts for the Dodgers.

The game was called after five innings due to the time limit.

Other Padre hitters were Kurtis Feanny, two walks, an RBI and a run; Malik Watts, a walk and a run; Jesse Martin, hit by pitch and a run; Sabien Lindo, a run.

Pitching for the Padres were Pfiester, who worked two innings with 35 pitches, three strikeouts; Martin, one inning, 17 pitches, one strikeout; Morris, 2/3 inning with 24 pitches; Porter, 1 1/3 innings, 17 pitches, two strikeouts.

For the Dodgers, Cole Crump drew a walk and scored two runs; Clay Ross, two walks and a run; Logan Gates, a walk and a run; Braden Sutton, hit by pitch; and Kolbe Benham, a walk.

Working the mound for the Dodgers were Tyler Dover, 1 2/3 innings with 36 pitches, a strikeout; 1 1/3 innings with 38 pitches, two strikeouts; Irwin, 1/3 innings with 20 pitches; Kaleb Chance, 1 2/3 innings with 24 pitches, two strikeouts.

Colts 11, Indians 7

LaDarius Winburn, Josh Robbins and Kaleb Chatmon drive in six runs to lead the Colts to a 11-7 defeat of the Indians.

Winburn had a double and a triple, drove in two runs and scored a run; Robbins contributed two hits, an RBI and a run; and Chatmon hit a home run and drove in three runs while scoring one.

Six other Colts each had one hit each. Jonah Gambill had a double, a walk and scored twice; Alan Thacker had a double and an RBI; Caz Smith had a hit, a walk and scored two runs; Logan Cagle had a hit with an RBI and a run. Trevor Montgomery had a hit with a run and Alex Freeman chipped in a hit with a hit by pitch; Kaison Williams, a walk and a run; Davis Nelson, a run.

For the Indians, Chris Davis had a triple, a walk and scored three runs; Peyton Willoughby had a double with an RBI; Carter Owen tallied a hit with a walk and two runs; Noah Davis, a hit with a walk and an RBI, and Dalton Henson and Dalton Southern each had a hit with an RBI; Ian Inaba, sacrifice fly and an RBI; Seth McFarland, hit by pitch with a run.

Pitching for the Colts were Cagle, two innings with 43 pitches, four strikeouts; Chatmon, two innings with 43 pitches, a strikeout; Gambill, one inning with 15 pitches.

Pitching for the Indians were Davis, one inning with 28 pitches, three strikeouts; Owen, one inning with 17 pitches; Henson, 2/3 inning with 24 pitches, one strikeout; Brandon Walker, 1/3 inning with seven pitches; Peyton Willoughby, one inning with 33 pitches, two strikeouts.

The game was called after five innings due to the curfew.