Lincoln Americans crush Natchez in Majors tourney
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.