Padres shut out Indians in Little League play
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Seth Porter, Blake Stover and Brant Smith combined to pitch a Padres’ shutout, allowing four hits with nine strikeouts, in April 9 Little League play.

Smith powered the Padres, who defeated the Indians, 9-0, on offense with a home run, two RBIs and a run. Stover had two hits with two RBIs and a run, and Porter had two hits with a triple and a run. Malik Watts had two hits, a hit by pitch and two runs, and Kurtis Feanny and Mack Morris had one hit each.

For the Indians, Peyton Willoughby had two hits, Chris Davis had one hit with two walks, and Ian Inaba had one hit.

Also shouldering the offensive load for the Padres were Dadrian Dennis, two walks, three runs; Sabien Lindo, a walk; Jesse Martin, a walk; and Jaylen Knowles, a walk.

Porter worked 2 1/3 innings with 39 pitches, four strikeouts; Stover, three innings with 38 pitches, three strikeouts; and Smith, two-thirds inning with 11 pitches, two strikeouts.

For the Indians offensively, Peyton Willoughby rang up two hits; Chris Davis had one hit, two walks; Ian Inaba, one hit; Seth McFarland, hit by pitch.

Peyton Willoughby worked one one/third innings with 37 pitches, three strikeouts; Ian Inaba, 2 2/3 innings with 58 pitches, two strikeouts; and Noah Davis, one inning with 21 pitches, two strikeouts.

Dodgers 8, Colts 8

In a game where there were multiple lead changes, the Dodgers and Colts battled to an 8-8 tie.

The Colts took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on hits by Cazwell Smith, Kaison Williams and LaDarius Winburn. The Dodgers went ahead 6-2 in the top of the second on hits by Kaleb Chance, Kolbe Benham, Logan Gates, Tyler Dilcher and Crawford Taylor.

The Colts tied the game 6-6 in the bottom of the third on hits by Smith and Williams. The Dodgers went ahead 8-6 in the top of the fourth on hits by Dilcher and Tyler Dover.

The Colts tied the game 8-8 in the bottom of the fifth after Alan Thacker led off with a double, Winburn reached on an intentional walk and then both scored on a two-run triple by Jonah Gambill.

The game was suspended after five innings due to the curfew, and it will be resumed later.

Hitting for the Dodgers were Dilcher, two hits with a run; Dover, two hits with a double, a walk and three RBIs; Chance, two hits with two doubles, a run; Benham, one hit with a run and two RBIs; Gates, one hit with a run; Taylor, one hit with an RBI; Cole Crump, two walks, two runs; Braden Sutton, a walk and a run; Jaden Avalos, a run.

Clay Ross threw two innings, 43 pitches with five strikeouts while Dilcher threw three innings, 74 pitches with five strikeouts.

Colts hitters were Kaison Williams, two hits with a double, two runs and two RBIs; Cazwell Smith, two hits with two runs, an RBI; Alan Thacker, a double, a walk and two runs; Winburn, a double, a run and an RBI; Jonah Gambill, a triple and two RBIs; Chatmon, one hit; Davis Nelson, one hit; Alex Freeman, one hit; Trevor Montgomery, a walk and a run; Logan Cagle, a walk.

Gambill threw 1 2/3 innings and 45 pitches; Winburn, 1 1/3 innings, 34 pitches, four strikeouts; Kaison Williams, two innings, 44 pitches with four strikeouts.

Tigers 3, Phillies 2

In a pitching duel between Gage Morris and Blane Belisario, the Tigers edged the Phillies, three-two.

Morris threw 5 2/3 innings, 87 pitches and 14 strikeouts for the Tigers, allowing two runs and three hits. Belisario worked 5 2/3 innings with 87 pitches and 13 strikeouts for the Phillies, allowing three runs and six hits. Jake Cooper Gooch pitched the final one/third inning for the Tigers with four pitches and one strikeout. Reece Thompson pitched the final one/third inning for the Phillies with one pitch.

Brady Evans and Gooch led the Tigers at the plate. Evans had two hits with a double and two runs. Gooch had three hits with a double, a homerun, three RBIs and a run. Morris had one hit.

Thompson had two hits with an RBI for the Phillies. Jordon Wells had one hit.

Other Phillies contributing at the plate were Karson Hornberger, a walk and a run; Belisario, a walk; William Bradley, hit by pitch; Matthew Surrett, a run.

Braves 9, Crackers 7

Preston Welchel led the Braves to a 9-7 win over the Crackers. Welchel had two hits with a double, a walk, two runs and two RBIs. Welchel also pitched three 2/3 innings and 85 pitches with 11 strikeouts.

For the Crackers, Chase Horn had two hits with a double, a run and an RBI. Horn also threw 3 1/3 innings, 88 pitches and nine strikeouts.

For the Braves, Kolby Adams threw two innings, 40 pitches and four strikeouts, and Byers Murray threw one/third inning and eight pitches. Austin Baker had two hits with a double, two runs; Cody Edwards, two hits with two runs; Hayes Miller, one hit with two RBIs, and Adams had one hit.

For the Crackers, Ben Ammons threw one inning, 36 pitches and two strikeouts; Will Noble threw two/thirds innings, 17 pitches with one strikeout. Ammons had two hits with a double, two runs and two RBIs; Jackson Norris had a double and a run. Titus Jones and TJ Jackson each had one hit with a run, and Noble and Jordyn Mitchell each had one hit.

Others hitting for the Braves were Byers Murray, two walks and a run; Donavan Harrison, a walk and a run; Trey Holstein, a walk; Thomas Murphy, a walk; Jesse Grogan, a walk; Eoin Neal, a walk and a run.

On the mound, Kolby Adams threw two innings, 40 pitches with four strikeouts; Byers Murray, one/third inning and eight pitches. Other hitters for the Crackers were Chase Horn, two hits with a double, a run and an RBI; Jordyn Mitchell, one hit; Josh Nolan, two walks and a run; Aiden Shea, a walk.

Chase Horn threw 3 1/3 innings, 88 pitches with nine strikeouts.