Cardinals seal up top spot in Dixie
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 6, 2000
Youth ranks with 9-1 win over White Sox
From Special Reports
The Wallace Pump and Supply Cardinals solidified their number one spot in the Dixie Youth ranks Saturday with a 9-1 win over the second place Rogers Company White Sox improving their overall record to an undefeated 14-0.
Chad Jordan pitched a two-hitter through five innings for the Cardinals. He faced 19 White Sox batters, struck out 11 and gave up only two walks in the game. The White Sox could only plate one run in the fourth inning.
Behind the power pitching of Jordan, the Cards put the bats on the ball as well, scoring four runs in both the second and fourth innings.
Barry Rogers led the Cards with a 2-for-3 showing at the plate while Jordan, Jerad Loftin and Zack Ethridge all notched hits in the game. John Campbell and Brandon Hill each had hits for the the Sox.
Cardinals 14, Reds 4
The Cardinals scored nine big runs in the first inning and never looked back last Tuesday against the Lyncoach Reds scoring a 14-4 win in four innings.
Down 10-0, the Reds did manage a comeback attempt in the third as they put together three straight singles by Foster Styron, Chase McGowin and Shawn McLure to score four runs, but the Cards were just to much. They put three more across the plate in their half of the third and one more in the fourth to finish the game by the 10-run rule.
Jim Wallace got the win for the Cardinals allowing six hits, striking out eight and giving up two walks. Jeffery Davis had a triple and Chris Ward, Wallace, Zack Ethridge and Barry Rogers all added hits in the game for the Cards. Tony Gillo and Adam Johnston also had hits for the Reds while McGowin went 2-for-3 to lead all batters.
Braves 12, Reds 0
Tobias Lee of the KFC Braves pitched a near perfect four innings leading his team to a commanding 12-0 shutout of the Reds in Dixie Youth action Saturday.
Through the four innings only one Reds’ batter reached as Lee struck out five of the 12 batters he faced in the shortened game. Thomas Green reached on a Braves error, but was doubled up on a great line-drive catch by Mitch Green at second who alertly threw to first to catch Green off the bag.
Daniel Garrett led the Braves scoring attack in the four innings going 2-for-2 with a single, a double and three RBI’s. Andrew Law and Jerrell Field both had RBI singles, while Tonoris Hall, Green, Jeremy Curtis and Lee each had hits for the Braves.
Padres 10, Dodgers 9
In a see-saw game between the Boutwell Floor Covering Padres and the Ross Landscaping Dodgers, the Padres got the final say scoring two in the second to tie and take the one-point win.
With two outs and two men on, Lawrence McSwain belted one to the gap to win it for the Padres in the bottom of the sixth inning after holding the Dodgers scoreless in their half of the sixth and scoring seven runs in the final three innings.
Steve Kyle hung on for six innings to get the win for the Pad’s, striking out 14 Dodger batters and giving up eight hits. He was helped by Cody Barron who went 2-for-3 on the night at the plate while Kenyon Lee, Justin Baker and McSwain also added key hits.
The Dogers were led at the plate by William Teal, Alex Adams, Trent Boutwell and Jeremy McGuire who each went 2-for-3 in the game.
Mets 15, Mariners 2
Regions Bank Mets pitcher Blake Phelps saw only a couple of blemishes on the scoreboard as his team took a 15-2 pounding of the Mariners Saturday.
Phelps tossed a no hitter through five innings as the Mariners could only muster single runs in both the first and the fourth innings. He struck out eight batters and walked only two in the no-hitter.
Morgan Sanders led at the plate with a two-run homer on the day while Tyson Pugh notched a 2-RBI double. Phelps, Kendal Moore and David Folmar all had hits in the game with the Mets scoring five big runs in both the second and third innings.