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McComb Nationals win District Six crown

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Josh Henderson was the winning pitcher for the McComb Nationals in game two action against the McComb Americans at Keystone Park.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Josh Henderson was the winning pitcher for the McComb Nationals in game two action against the McComb Americans at Keystone Park.

After a bad outing Tuesday night, the McComb Nationals rallied back to win two straight games Wednesday night to take the District Six Major 11-year-old league championship in Dixie Youth Baseball Tournament action at Keystone Park.

The Nationals fought off elimination in game two by beating the McComb Americans 6-5 to force a decisive game three contest.

In game three action, the Nationals were on fire as they hammered the Americans 11-1 to win the tournament and advance to the state tournament games, which will be held at Magee, starting July 11.

McComb NL 6, McComb AL 5 

Winning Pitcher:  Josh Henderson (7K, 1BB).

Losing Pitcher:  Conner Wilson (3K, 2BB).

McComb Americans hitters:  Edric Lewis 1B. Cody Roberts 2B. J.T. McCaffrey 1B, 1B. Jessie Smith 1B. Justin Weekley 1B, 1B. Bradley Whitaker 1B.

McComb Nationals hitters: Andrew Durr 1B. Cade Rush 1B. Josh Henderson 1B. Reid Smith 1B. Artrell Coney 1B. Jaylen Bates 3B.

McComb NL 11, McComb AL 1

Winning Pitcher:  Andrew Durr (6K, 4BB).

Losing Pitcher:  Bradley Whitaker (1K, 2BB).

McComb Americans hitters:  Bradley Whitaker 1B. Keegan Roberts 1B, 2B. Cody Roberts 1B.

McComb Nationals hitters:  Cody Jenkins 1B, 1B. Josh Henderson 1B. Jaylen Bates 1B, 1B, HR. Cade Rush 1B. Reid Smith 2B. J.P. Johnson 1B. Canden Grantham 1B. Andrew Durr 1B. Pooman Felder 2B. Artell Coney 1B.