Phillies score five in 6th to win in LL play
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The Phillies scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning to come from behind and defeat the Crackers, 9-6, in a Cartersville Little League baseball game played May 2.

The Phillies took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, when Blane Belisario singled and then scored on a triple by Luke Schiltz.

The Crackers went ahead 5-1 in the bottom of the first. Ben Ammons singled, Will Noble reached on an error and both scored on a double by Chase Horn. Jacob Daniel drew a walk, and Jackson Norris tripled to drive in Horn and Daniel. Norris scored when Caleb Henson reached on an error.

The Phillies cut the lead to 5-2 and then to 5-3 and 5-4 after scoring single runs in the top of the second, third and fourth innings. In the second, William Bradley drew a walk and scored on a double by Matthew Surrett. In the third, Derrick Pearson singled and then scored when a pitch got by the Crackers catcher. In the fourth, Gavin Geros singled and scored on a single by Pearson.

The Crackers took a 6-4 lead in the bottom of the fourth when Titus Jones singled and scored on a double by Horn.

After a scoreless fifth, the Phillies had their big rally in the sixth. Jordon Wells drew a walk, Pearson singled and Belisario tripled to drive in Wells and Pearson. Schiltz drew a walk, and Reece Thompson singled to drive in Belisario. Schiltz scored on a single by Surrett.

Providing the offensive power for the Phillies were Pearson, four hits with two runs and an RBI; Belisario, two hits with a triple, two runs, two RBIs; Schiltz, two hits with a triple, two walks, a run and an RBI; Surrett, two hits with a double and two RBIs; Thompson, one hit with a run and two RBIs; Geros, one hit with a run; Wells, two walks and a run; William Bradley, a walk and a run.

Pitching for the Phillies were Thompson, two-thirds of an inning, 30 pitches with one strikeout; and Schiltz, 5 1/3 innings, 83 pitches with nine strikeouts.

The firepower for the Crackers came from Horn, who had two doubles and three RBIs; Norris, a triple, a run and two RBIs; Jones, a hit with a run; Ammons, a hit with a run; Daniel, two walks and a run; Noble, a walk and a run; Henson, a walk.

Cracker pitchers were Horn, 3 1/3 innings, 72 pitches with three strikeouts; Noble, 2 2/3 innings, 57 pitches with four strikeouts.

Tigers 5, Braves 2

Jake Cooper Gooch and Garrett Shelton struck out 18 while allowing two hits as the Tigers defeated the Braves, 5-2.

Gooch worked an inning with 24 pitches and four strikeouts while Shelton pitched five innings with 81 pitches and 14 strikeouts.

The Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first. Michah Tart reached on an error, and Brady Evans drew a walk. Tart scored on a sacrifice fly by Shelton, and Evans scored on a single by Gooch.

The Braves tied the score at 2-all in the bottom of the third. Kolby Adams singled and scored on a triple by Preston Welchel, who later scored on a wild pitch.

The Tigers took a 5-2 lead in the top of the fifth. Tart led off with a triple and scored on an error. Shelton and Gooch drew walks. Shelton scored on a wild pitch and Gooch scored on a double by Gage Morris.

For the Braves, Welchel pitched four innings with 58 pitches and four strikeouts; Adams pitched one-third of an inning with 11 pitches, and Hayes Miller pitched 1 2/3 innings with 28 pitches and two strikeouts.

The Tigers were led at the plate by Tart, a triple, a walk, two runs and an RBI; Gooch, a hit, a walk, a run and an RBI; Morris, a double, an RBI; Shelton, sacrifice fly, a walk, a run and an RBI; Evans, a walk and a run; Brady Craig, a walk; and Brent Moore, a walk.

For the Braves, Welchel had a triple, a walk, a run and an RBI; and Hayes Miller, a walk.

Colts 10, Indians 10

In a game that featured rallies by both teams, the Colts and Indians battled to a 10-10 tie.

The Colts went ahead 6-0 in the top of the first, with the key hit an RBI single by Kaleb Chatmon. The Indians closed the gap to 6-3 in the bottom of the first. Ian Inaba led off with a triple and then scored on a wild pitch. Noah Davis was hit by a pitch and scored later on a wild pitch. Peyton Willoughby was hit by a pitch and scored on a double by Carter Owen.

The Colts went ahead 8-3 in the third. Caz Smith singled and scored on a groundout by LaDarius Winburn. Kaison Williams was hit by a pitch and scored later on a wild pitch.

The Indians closed the gap to 8-4 in the third. Noah Davis doubled and scored on a single by Chris Davis. The Colts went ahead 9-4 in the top of the fifth, when Smith singled and scored later on a wild pitch.

The Indians rallied in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead, 10-9. Noah Davis reached on an error and scored later on a wild pitch. Chris Davis, Willoughby and Owen each drew a walk and scored later on a wild pitch. Dalton Southern reached on an error and scored later on another error.

The Colts rallied in the sixth to tie the game at 10-10. Winburn singled and Jonah Gambill reached on a fielders choice. Ethan Wolfe and Chatmon were each hit by a pitch to load the bases. Winburn scored when Trevor Montgomery drew a walk.

The Colts held on to the 10-10 tie, when Alan Thacker retired the first three Indians batters in the bottom of the sixth on two strikeouts and a popup.

The game was called after six innings due to the time limit and will be continued later.

The Colts were led offensively by Smith, two hits with two runs; Chatmon, one hit, two hit by pitches; an RBI and a run; Winburn, one hit with an RBI and a run; Williams, hit by pitch, two runs; Gambill, hit by pitch, RBI and a run; Wolfe, walk, hit by pitch and a run; Thacker, a walk and a run; Montgomery, two walks and an RBI; Logan Cagle, a run; and Josh Robbins, a hit by pitch.

Pitching for the Colts were Gambill, 1 1/3 innings with 36 pitches, two strikeouts; Winburn, 2 2/3 innings with 34 pitches, three strikeouts; Williams, two-thirds of an inning with 30 pitches, two strikeouts; Thacker, 1 1/3 innings with 27 pitches, three strikeouts.

Hitting for the Indians were Carter Owen, a double, a walk, an RBI and a run; Noah Davis, a double, hit by pitch and three runs; Chris Davis, a hit, a walk, an RBI and a run; Inaba, a triple and a run; Logan Quijano, a hit; Willoughby, two walks, hit by pitch and two runs; Brady Burson, a hit, a walk and a run; Dalton Southern, a run; and Seth McFarland, a walk.

Noah Davis worked three innings with 67 pitches and four strikeouts; Southern, two innings with 34 pitches, two strikeouts; Inaba, one inning with 28 pitches, two strikeouts.

Padres 14, Dodgers 7

Ten Padres tallied 17 hits and defeated the Dodgers, 14-7.

Seth Porter had three hits including a triple and a double, three RBIs and two runs; Malik Watts added two hits, a walk, an RBI and two runs; Dadrian Dennis, two doubles, two RBIs and two runs; Jaylen Knowles, two hits with two runs; Mack Morris, two hits with a run; Sabien Lindo, two hits; Kurtis Feanny, a three-run home run, three RBIs, a run; Blake Stover, one hit, two walks, three runs; Trevor Pfiester, one hit, a walk and two RBIs; and Jesse Martin, one hit with a run.

Porter pitched five innings for the Padres with 78 pitches and seven strikeouts.

For the Dodgers, Tyler Dilcher, two hits with a double and a run; Kaleb Chance, a triple, two RBI and a run; Cole Crump, a hit with a run; Tyler Dover, two hit by pitches, a run; Clay Ross, a walk, two runs; Crawford Taylor, a hit by pitch, a run; Jesse Irwin, a walk, an RBI; Kolbe Benham, a walk; Braden Sutton, hit by pitch.

Pitching for the Dodgers were Dilcher, three innings with 89 pitches and three strikeouts; Chance, one inning with 28 pitches and a strikeout; Benham, eight pitches.

The game was called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to the curfew.