Van Horn holds off Tigers
in 7-0 D-Boys shutout
From Special Reports
Pete Van Horn of the Dixie Boys Cardinals pitched yet another complete-game shutout (his third of the year)as the Cards ousted the Tigers 7-0 last Thursday.
Van Horn had to work with a 1-0 score up until the seventh and final inning in which the Cardinals were able to put six insurance runs on the board. The Cardinal pitcher struck out 17 batters and only allowed two hits.
Van Horn, Daniel Hussey and Kyle Barnett led the team at the plate with a pair of hits while Matt Johnson, Josh Rogers, Isahia Scott and A.J. Ward all had hits. Elisha Daniel and Brice Murphy had the only two hits for the Tigers.
Cardinals 8, Padres 5
It took three runs in the eighth inning, but the Cardinals were able to come back and defeat the Padres 8-5 earlier last week.
After jumping out to a 4-1 lead, the Padres gave up four runs in the top of the seventh, then, after knoting the score and sending things to an extra frame, the Cards scored three to put the win away.
Van Horn went 4-for-5 and was a triple short of the cycle while Chris Booker and Johnson both had a pair of hits for the Cards. Hussey, Scott, Barnett and Chad Sanders also had hits. Johnson got the win for the Cardinals striking out 12 Padres’ batters.
D.J. Cannon went 2-for-5 and Garrett Wesley went 2-for-4 to lead the Padres. Daniel Porter, Luke Sanders and Lakory Daniels all had hits.
Aquasox 13, Lugnuts 12
The Aquasox got a home run out of Brittany Irvin to cap a seven-run comeback in the fourth and final inning of the Aquasox 13-12 win Monday.
The Aquasox overcame a 12-6 lead in the fourth as time ran out on the game to pull out the one-point win.
Irvin led the way for the Aquasox with the homer and single, Jazman Seymore had a double, Hannah Lee had a couple of singles and Meaghan Ellis and Kasey Adams both had a single.
For the Lugnuts Kasee Carter and Mindy Carter each had a triples.
Jammers 14, Renegades 6
Brittany Knotts pitched four innings for the win in the Jammers 14-6 victory over the Renegades.
Seven different Jammers’ players got hits in the game as the team piled on seven runs in the first inning.
The Jammers were led by Hannah Spann who was 2-for-2 with a home run and scored three runs. She was followed closely by a 3-for-3 night by Kristen Dease and a two-hit performance by Shelby Broadway. Knotts scored on a home run in the game while Kaylea Barnes also homered and Erica Henderson and Kewonda Knight both had singles in the contest.
White Sox 13, Padres 12
Down by one going into the sixth, the Dixie Minor White Sox were able to hold the Padres scoreless and notch the tying and go-ahead run in the bottom half of the inning to post a close 13-12 win.
The White Sox were down 10-3 going into only the third inning, but got a huge grand slam from Marese Thomas and two RBI singles by Steven Motes in the fourth and sixth innings to pull out the come-from-behind win.
Daris Wilson was the winning pitcher for the Sox coming in to pitch three and 2/3 innings. Motes went 3-for-3 on the night while Ryan Williamson and Wilson each had a hit.