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Lincoln Americans crush Natchez in Majors tourney

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Lincoln County Americans shortstop Cade Brown (left) hustles in to make a play as Natchez runner AJ Thompson steals second base Monday afternoon in Dixie Youth Majors tournament action at Keystone Park.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Lincoln County Americans shortstop Cade Brown (left) hustles in to make a play as Natchez runner AJ Thompson steals second base Monday afternoon in Dixie Youth Majors tournament action at Keystone Park.

The Lincoln County American All-Stars managed to stay alive in their hunt for a district championship as the knocked off the Natchez All-Stars 16-3 Monday afternoon in the Dixie Youth 12-year-old District Tournament at Keystone Park.

In other tournament action, the Pine Hill All-Stars eliminated the Copiah All-Stars. In the late game, the McComb All-Stars defeated the Franklin County All-Stars.

The Lincoln Americans will battle Franklin County in an elimination contest starting at 6 p.m. McComb takes on Pine Hill in the nightcap at 8 p.m.

In last Saturday’s results, McComb edged Lincoln County 14-13, Copiah surpassed Walthall 8-6, and Franklin County crushed Natchez 8-1.

Lincoln AL 16, Natchez 3 

Winning Pitcher:  Trey Fortenberry (8K, 1BB).

Losing Pitcher:  Landon Davis (6K, 2BB).

Lincoln County hitters: Cole Smith 1B, 1B. Barrion Robins 1B. Grant Jackson 1B. Garrett Maxwell 1B. Cade Brown 1B.

Natchez hitters:  Eli Moore 2B. AJ Thompson 1B.

McComb 14, Lincoln AL 13 

Winning Pitcher:  Oliver Smith (2K, 3BB).

Losing Pitcher: Cade Brown (2K, 2BB).

Lincoln County hitters: Cade Brown 1B, 1B. Cody Mixon 2B, 1B. Harrison Brownlee 1B. Trey Fortenberry 1B. Travis Hall HR. Barrion Robinson 1B. Cole Smith 1B.

McComb hitters: Darren Tobias HR. Kasten Morris 1B. Zach Stinson 1B, 1B. Brandon Roberts 1B. Mason Alford 2B. Cayden Larrimore 1B. Brandon Chapman 1B.

Copiah 8, Walthall 6 

Copiah County hitters:  Tristan Dear 2B. Ryan Ramsey 1B. Ryan Sessums 1B.

Walthall County hitters:  Derrick Smith 1B, HR, 1B. Robbie Burns 1B. QuaDarius Cook 2B. Da’Lan Hill 1B. Gage Kennedy 1B.

Franklin Co. 8, Natchez 1 

Winning Pitcher: Gavin Burris (4K, 1BB).

Losing Pitcher: AJ Thompson (4K, 2BB).

Natchez hitters: Matt Petty 1B.

Franklin County hitters:  Gavin Burris 1B, 2B. Trent Tindle 1B. Garrett Smith 1B, 2B. Wyatt Brumfield 1B. Will Ray 2B. Clay Wright 1B.