Dodgers defeat Phillies with solid pitching in LL play
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Three Dodgers combined for a 3-hitter and 11 strikeouts as they defeated the Phillies, 10-1, in Cartersville Little League baseball play April 3.

Kolbe Benham pitched one inning and 17 pitches with one strikeout, Colin Eaton, one inning and 26 pitches with three strikeouts; and Clay Ross worked three innings and threw 62 pitches with seven strikeouts,

Benham had one hit with a base on balls, a hit by pitch and three runs; Ross had one hit with a base on balls, two runs and an RBI; Austin Phillips, one hit with a base on balls, a run and an RBI; and Crane, a triple and a run.

For the Phillies, Matthew Surrett had two hits with a base on ball, and Camden Webb had one hit with a run.

Webb worked three innings and three 58 pitches with three strikeouts, Coy Cappelen, 1 1/3 innings and 44 pitches with one strikeout; and Michael Abernathy, 2/3 inning and 15 pitches.

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

Also contributing offensively for the Dodgers were Jaden Avalos, a base on balls, a run and an RBI; Tanner Brumfield, two bases on balls; Jaylen Benham, a base on balls and a run; and Eaton, a base on balls and a run.

Other offensive contributors for the Phillies were Tyler Putz, a base on balls; Michael Abernathy, a base on balls; and Dante Harris, a base on balls.

Indians 14, Tigers 4

Chris Davis and Carter Owen combined for a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts as the Indians knocked off the previously undefeated Tigers 14-4.

Davis pitched 1 1/3 innings with 31 pitches and three strikeouts, and Owen pitched 3 2/3 innings with 72 pitches and nine strikeouts for the Indians.

Owen also hammered a three-run home run for the Indians. He finished with a home run, a hit by pitch, four RBIs and two runs. Bailey Jacobs had two hits with a double, two RBIs and two runs; Peyton Willoughby, one hit with a base on balls and two runs; and Logan Quijano, one hit.

For the Tigers, Koby Jordan had one hit with an RBI and a run, and C.J. Loyal had a double and an RBI.

Josh Quinney pitched 1 2/3 innings with 54 pitches and one strikeout, Jacob Desmond, 1/3 inning with 11 pitches, and Micah Tart, two innings with 45 pitches and two strikeouts.

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

Also contributing offensively for the Indians were Davis, two bases on balls and three runs; Dalton Henson, a base on balls, an RBI and a run; Zach Dunn, a base on balls and two runs; Jackson Cline, a base on balls ad a run; Nick Bailey, a base on balls and a run; and Carson Gage, a base on balls.

Other Tigers contributors were Tart, a base on balls and a run; Tyler Gamble, a base on balls and a run; Desmond, a base on balls; and Brittany Henderson, a base on balls and a run.

Colts 11, Braves 4

Logan Cagle and Caz Smith both hit doubles and scored twice to help the Colts at the plate in their 11-4 win over the Braves.

Cagle had three hits and drove in three RBIs while Smith had 2 hits with a base on balls and an RBI. Also, Kaison Williams had one hit with two bases on balls and two runs; Ethan Wolfe, a double and a run; Alex Feeman, one hit with three runs, two RBIs; and Jonah Gambill, one hit with a base on balls and a run; Patrick Shelley, a base on balls, an RBI; and Mason Brown, a base on balls.

Cagle pitched three innings and threw 56 pitches with three strikeouts, and Williams worked three innings with 43 pitches and seven strikeouts.

Byers Murray led the Braves with two hits, including a double, and scored a run. Trey Holstein had a double, a run and two RBIs; Eoin Neal, one hit with a base on balls, a run and an RBI; Austin Baker, one hit with an RBI; and Hayden Cagle, a base on balls and a run.

Baker pitched 1 2/3 innings and 43 pitches with 2 strikeouts, Holstein, 1 inning and 44 pitches with 1 strikeout; and Murray, 3 1/3 innings and 43 pitches with 2 strikeouts.

Crackers 11, Padres 0

Micah Earwood tossed a one-hit complete-game shutout in the Crackers 11-0 win over the Padres.

Earwood pitched four innings with 51 pitches and six strikeouts.

T.J. Jackson led the Crackers at the plate with a grand slam inside-the-park home run and a single. Earwood had two hits with a double and two runs; and Titus Jones had two hits with a triple, an RBI and two runs. Jackson Norris contributed one hit, a base on balls, two RBIs, two runs; Charlie Heidmann, one hit with a double, two runs; and Josh Nolan had a hit and a run.

For the Padres, Malik Watts broke up the no-hitter with a single in the second inning. Trevor Pfiester was the only other base runner for the Padres with a walk, also in the second inning.

Pfiester pitched three innings with 84 pitches and five strikeouts, Chanc Willis, 2/3 innings with 30 pitches and two strikeouts, and Zach Fisher, 1/3 inning with three pitches.

The game was called after 4 innings due to the 10-run rule.

Also contributing for the Crackers offensively were Christian Gardner, two bases on balls and a run; Jaylen Akins, a base on balls; Morocco Wilkey, a base on balls; Lane Hutson, an RBI.

Standings (through seven games)

Team W L

Tigers 6 1

Crackers 5 2

Colts 4 3

Indians 4 3

Padres 4 3

Braves 3 4

Dodgers 2 5

Phillies 0 7