Owen powers Indians over Phillies, 16-12, in LL games
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Carter Owen hit a three-run home run to lead the Indians over the Phillies, 16-12, in Cartersville Little League baseball play on March 15.

Owen also scored three runs, had three RBIs and a base on balls.

The Indians also got their power at the plate from Bailey Jacobs, who had three hits with three runs; Chris Davis, two hits with three runs and a base on balls; and Jackson Cline, two hits with three runs and a base on balls. Also, Peyton Willoughby had one hit with a run, Connor Clawson had one hit with a run and a base on balls, and Logan Quijano had one hit. Other contributions came from Nick Bailey, who scored a run, drew two bases on balls and advanced after being hit by a pitch; and Carson Gage, a run and two bases on balls.

For the Phillies, Matthew Surrett had two hits with two runs, Karson Hornberger had one hit with two runs and a base on balls, and Thomas Peters had one hit with a run and a base on balls.

Other offensive contributions came from Dylan Childers, three bases on balls and a run; Tyler Putz, two runs and two bases on balls; Lance Shields, a run with two bases on balls; Coy Cappelen, two runs, a base on balls and hit by pitch; Amarion Stenzel, a run and two bases on balls; Camden Webb, two bases on balls; Dante Harris, two bases on balls; Mike Abernathy, a base on balls.

Davis, Jacobs, Quijano and Owen pitched for the Indians. Davis pitched two innings, 61 pitches, five strikeouts; Jacobs, one-third inning, 35 pitches; Quijano, one and one third innings, 42 pitches, four strikeouts; and Owen, one third inning, 12 pitches and one strikeout.

For the Phillies, Coy Cappelen pitched one inning with 41 pitches and two strikeouts; Hornberger, one inning with 39 pitches and two strikeouts; and Mike Abernathy, one inning with 38 pitches and two strikeouts.

The game was called after 3 1/2 innings due to the time limit.

Padres 6, Braves 3

Chanc Willis and Malik Watts both got hits to help the Padres edge the Braves 6-3 in Little League baseball play March 15.

Trevor Pfiester pitched into the fifth inning for the Padres, with 73 pitches and seven strikeouts. Chanc Willis relieved in the fifth inning and closed the game with 26 pitches with three strikeouts.

Willis had 1 hit with two bases on balls and a run, while Watts had one hit with a run.

Preston Welchel slammed a 2-run homerun for the Braves with a base on balls, a run and two RBIs; Byers Murray had two hits with a run and an RBI, and Trey Holstein had two hits with a run. Riley Collier had one hit.

At the mound for the Braves, Austin Baker pitched two innings, delivering 44 pitches with six strikeouts; while Welchel turned in three innings of work with 69 pitches with nine strikeouts.

Others contributing to the Padres offensive attack were Danny Fisher, two bases on balls and a run; Logan Harrelson, a base on balls and a run; Dadrian Dennis, a run; and Mack Morris, a run.

Also contributing to the Braves attack was JaQualyn Mayhall, who drew a base on balls.

Tigers 14, Dodgers 4

The Tigers scored almost at will as they defeated the Dodgers, 14-4.

For the Tigers, Brady Evans had two hits with a base on balls and two runs; Koby Jordan had two hits with two runs; Micah Tart had one hit with two bases on balls and two runs; Jacob Desmond had one hit with a double, a base on balls and a run; Tyler Gamble had one hit with two bases on balls, two runs, and Jacob Edwards had one hit with a base on balls.

Clay Ross led the Dodgers with three hits with a double and two runs; Kolbe Benham had one hit with a run, Braden Sutton had one hit with a run, Evan Crane had one hit with a base on balls, Tanner Brumfield had one hit, and Austin Phillips had one hit.

For the Tigers, Brady Craig pitched 3 1/3 innings with 60 pitches and three strikeouts; Edwards, 2/3 inning with 11 pitches; and Jordan, one inning with 13 pitches and one strikeout.

Ross pitched the first three innings for the Dodgers with 45 pitches and five strikeouts. Tanner Brumfield pitched 1/3 inning with 34 pitches and one strikeout; Benham, 15 pitches; Crane, 1/3 inning with 24 pitches; and Colin Eaton, 1 1/3 innings with 32 pitches, one strikeout.

The game was called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule.

Also contributing offensively for the Tigers were Josh Quinney, three bases on balls with three runs; Brady Craig, three bases on balls with a run; Khian Knox, hit by pitch with a run.

Also contributing offensively for the Dodgers were Jaden Avalos, hit by pitch; and Colin Eaton, bases on balls.