Nationals wallop Wesson; McComb mauls Americans

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 25, 2009

WESSON – In the first round of the Dixie Youth Baseball 7-YearOlds AA All-Star Subdistrict Tournament, McComb crushed the LincolnCounty Americans 20-5 and the Lincoln County Nationals spankedWesson 27-14.

Information on the Pine Hill-Copiah and Summit-Magnolia gameswas unavailable at press time.

McComb advances to Thursday night and faces the winner oftoday’s game between the Nationals and Walthall at 6 p.m.

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In the loser’s bracket, the Americans square off against Wessonat 6 with the winner playing Thursday at 6.

McComb 20, Americans 5

Powering the Americans with a single apiece were Tanner Watts,Jacob Cox, Reese Dehart and Colby Beard.

For McComb, Darren Tobias led with 2 doubles and a single. BradyJohnson and Jacoby Smith drilled a triple and a single apiece. WadeWatts singled 3 times. Ripping a double and a single each wereBraswell Ervin and Ben Myrick. Hayes Tisdale singled twice. MitchReeves doubled and Brandon Chapman singled.

The Americans committed 6 errors to McComb’s 4.

Nationals 27, Wesson 14

Wesson was powered by Cash Utz’s home run, double and single.Warren Kinchen doubled twice and singled twice. Doubling twice wasParker Allen. Hunter King doubled and singled twice. Ripping 3singles was Alexander King. Ty Brower and Tucker Stephens eachdoubled and singled. D.J. Pierce doubled. Gavin Brister singledtwice. Hitting safely were Jaden Smith and Brandon Taylor.

Garrison Coffey directed the Nationals with 2 doubles and 3singles. John Burns and Karlton Byrd collected 4 singles apiece.Smashing a pair of doubles and a single each were and Travis Halland Gatson Walker. Carson Rounsville tripled and singled 4 times.Brady Spring doubled and singled 3 times. Jerid Dunaway tripled andsingled twice. Tripling and singling was Austin Fugler. DustinPrather hit safely.