McComb tops Wesson in District 6

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, July 14, 2004

NATCHEZ — The McComb All-Stars defeated Wesson 5-1 Monday nightin the Dixie Youth Baseball Majors 11s District Six Tournament.McComb, unbeaten in the double-elimination tournament, playsNatchez tonight at 7.

McComb’s Steven Swindle was the winning pitcher. He allowed 3hits, struck out 10 and walked 5.

McComb only had 2 hits. Phillip Price doubled and Conner Amossingled.

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Gib Britt was the losing pitcher. In 3 innings, Britt gave up 2hits, struck out 6 and walked 7.

Matt Smith hurled the last 2 innings. He fanned 4 and allowed nohits.

Wesson got an RBI single from Alex Goza. Mac Lowery and MattSmith singled. Wesson scored 1 run in the top of the first butMcComb scored twice in the bottom.

If McComb wins tonight, Wesson will play McComb Wednesday at 6p.m. If Natchez wins, a draw will determine the schedule.

Natchez eliminated the Brookhaven Nationals 4-3 with a 2-runrally in the sixth inning last night. Brookhaven had taken a 3-2lead in the first.