Trio powers Braves over Padres, 8-7, in Little League play
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Preston Welchel, Logan Martin and Trey Holstein powered the Braves past the Padres, 8-7, in Cartersville Little League play on April 28.

Welchel slammed a three-run home run and a solo home run, Martin blasted a solo home run and Holstein hammered a walk-off, two RBI-double in the bottom of the sixth. Welchel finished with three hits with two home runs, two runs, four RBIs; Martin, two hits with a home run, two runs, two RBIs; and Holstein, three hits with two doubles, two RBIs. Also for the Braves, Byers Murray had one hit with a run; Riley Collier, one hit with a run; Eoin Neal, one hit with two runs.

Martin threw two innings and 35 pitches with four strikeouts; Austin Baker, 1 2/3 innings and 35 pitches with two strikeouts; Holstein, two innings and 39 pitches with two strikeouts; and Murray, 1/3 inning and six pitches with one strikeout.

For the Padres, Malik Watts, had three hits with a double, an RBI; Christian Martin, two hits with a hit by pitch, two runs; and Chanc Willis, two hits with two runs, two RBIs. Logan Harrelson had one hit with a double, an RBI; Mack Morris, one hit with a run; and Zach Fisher, one hit with a run. Also contributing offensively were Xzavier Moore, a base on balls, a run, Trevor Pfiester, a base on balls, an RBI.

Pfiester threw 1 2/3 innings, threw 35 pitches with three strikeouts, and Willis worked 4 1/3 innings, threw 47 pitches with three strikeouts.

Indians 10, Phillies 3

Dalton Henson, Carter Owen and Nick Bailey led the Indians at the plate in their 10-3 victory over the Phillies.

Henson had three hits with a double, two runs, four RBIs; Owen, two hits with a base on balls, two runs, an RBI; and Bailey, two hits with a double, a hit by pitch, two runs, two RBIs.

Also for the Indians, Conner Clawson had one hit with a run, an RBI; Peyton Willoughby, one hit with a run; Giles Turner, one hit with an RBI; and Carson Gage, one hit. Also contributing offensively for the Indians, Bailey Jacobs scored two runs; Zack Dunn, a base on balls.

Henson worked one inning and threw 36 pitches; Jacobs, 4 1/3 innings and 69 pitches with eight strikeouts; and Owen, 2/3 inning and 13 pitches with two strikeouts.

Matthew Surrett was the leading hitter for the Phillies with two hits with an RBI and a hit by pitch; Camden Webb had one hit with a run, and Dylan Childers had one hit. The Phillies also got offensive help from Tyler Putz, two bases on balls; Lance Shields, three bases on balls; Michael Abernathy, a base on balls, a hit by pitch; Jake Woodall, a run; Karson Hornberger, a run.

Hornberger pitched 2 2/3 innings, delivering 52 pitches with four strikeouts; Shields, 1 1/3 innings and 18 pitches with three strikeouts; and Dante Harris, one inning and 19 pitches with one strikeout.

Colts 4, Crackers 3

The Colts nipped the Crackers, 4-3, during play on April 29 behind the strong pitching of Mason Brown, Trevor Montgomery, Kaison Williams and Logan Cagle, who combined to pitch a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts.

Brown worked two innings and threw 37 pitches with three strikeouts; Montgomery, two innings and 31 pitches with three strikeouts; Williams, one inning and 17 pitches with three strikeouts; and Cagle, one inning and 19 pitches with three strikeouts .

Jonah Gambill led the Colts at the plate with three hits with three doubles, a run, an RBI; Williams had one hit with a double, two bases on balls, a run, an RBI; Caz Smith, one hit with a base on balls, two runs; Ethan Wolfe, one hit with an RBI; and Alex Freeman, one hit.

Other offensive contributors for the Colts were Montgomery, a base on balls, Patrick Shelley, a hit by pitch.

For the Crackers, TJ Jackson had one hit with a triple, a run; and Charlie Heidmann, one hit with a run. Other offensive contributions came from Jones, hit by pitch, a run; Micah Earwood, a base on balls; Jalen Thomas, a base on balls.

Earwood worked one inning and threw 28 pitches with three strikeouts; Lane Hutson, 1 2/3 innings, 46 pitches with two strikeouts; and Titus Jones, 2 1/3 innings and 33 pitches with three strikeouts.

Tigers 16, Dodgers 12

With the Tigers holding a slim 12-11 lead over the Dodgers after three innings, Josh Quinney blasted a three-run home run in the top of the fourth, and the Tigers held on for a 16-12 win.

Koby Jordan, Micah Tart and Tyler Gamble were the top hitters for the Tigers. Jordan had three hits with a hit by pitch, three runs, an RBI; Tart, two hits with a triple, a base on balls, four runs, two RBIs; and Gamble, two hits with a base on balls, two runs, two RBIs. Quinney finished with one hit with a home run, two bases on balls, two runs, three RBIs; Jacob Desmond, one hit with a double, two bases on balls, a run, three RBIs; Brady Craig, one hit with a base on balls, a run, two RBIs; and Brady Evans, one hit with two runs, an RBI. Other Tigers contributing offensively were Khian Knox, hit by pitch, base on balls, a run; CJ Loyal, a run.

For the Tigers, Evans threw 1 1/3 innings and 36 pitches with two strikeouts; Jordan, 1 1/3 innings and 37 pitches with two strikeouts; and Desmond, 1 1/3 innings and 39 pitches with one strikeout.

Evan Crane and Cole Crump led the Dodgers at the plate. Crane had three hits with three runs; Crump had two hits with a run, an RBI; Tanner Brumfield, one hit with a double, a run and an RBI; Kolbe Benham, one hit with two runs; Braden Sutton, one hit with a double, an RBI; Jaylen Benham, one hit with a run; and Tanner Wall, one hit with an RBI. Other offensive contributors were Clay Ross, hit by pitch, a base on balls, two runs, an RBI; Austin Phillips, a base on balls, a run; Jaden Avalos, a base on balls; Colin Eaton, a run.

For the Dodgers, Eaton threw 2 1/3 innings and 66 pitches with three strikeouts; Crane, 1/3 inning and 29 pitches; Crump, 1/3 inning and four pitches with one strikeout; Brumfield, 2/3 inning and 19 pitches; and Clay Ross, 1/3 inning and 18 pitches with one strikeout.

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