Lincoln Americans romp; Nationals fall to Natchez

Published 6:30 pm Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Dixie Youth Baseball League playoff action began Tuesday nightat Keystone Park with the North Subdistrict Six Coach/PitchTournament for 8-year-olds. The Lincoln County Americans wallopedWesson 16-8, Natchez snuck past the Lincoln County Nationals 13-12,and Hazlehurst crushed Copiah 21-1.

In action tonight for the 8-year olds, fans will see Hazlehurstversus Franklin County at 6 p.m. on the Bank of Brookhaven field atKeystone Park. Wesson will take on the Lincoln County Nationals at6 p.m. on the Check Exchange Field. In the nightcap, Lincoln’sAmericans battle Natchez at 8 p.m. on the Bank of Brookhavenfield.

Americans 16, Wesson 8

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The hitters for the Americans were Reese Dehart, single; KarltonByrd, double; Corbin Falvey, two singles; Gatson Walker, double;Cole Smith, tripled and single; Carson Rounsaville, two singles;Grant Jackson, double and single; Trey Smith, triple; ThorneHutson, double; and Britton Nelson, single.

Wesson’s hitters were Zach Franklin, two doubles; Ty Brewer,double and two singles; Warren Kinchen, two singles; Kasch Utz,single; Jaden Smith, two singles; Gaven Brister, single; ParkerAllen, home run; Aaron Mooney, double.

Natchez 13, Nationals 12

Jacob Reese singled and drove in Jack Whitehead with the winningrun in the sixth. Natchez hitters: Dylan Troxler, double; BenWhite, three singles; Landon Davis, single; Jack Whitehead, threetriples; Ethan Piazza, triple; Will Ray, single; Jakel Barnes,double; Jonathan Ratcliff, single.

Nationals hitters: Garrison Coffey, four singles; Matthew Burns,two singles; Mackenzie Parker, three singles; Austin Fugler, doubleand single; Travis Hall, double and two singles; John Burns, twosingles; Tanner Watts, two singles; Harrison Brownlee, single.

Hazlehurst 21, Copiah 1

Hazlehurst hitters: Cole Eckhoff, two doubles and single; RyanSessums, two doubles and single; Ryan Ramsey, homerun and single;Conner Douglas, single; Tucker Jackson, two singles; Triston Dear,single and double; Devin Davis, triple and single; Drake Bayler,single; Josh Lopez, two singles; Pryce Ainsworth, double; BennettCleburn, single; Nick Wilkenson, single.

Copiah Hitters: Chris Ellis, single; Hartman Marble Wright,single; Dovan Berry, single.