Local Diamond Report
Johnny's Pizza 6, 3B Outdoors 3
Breaking up a close game with four runs in the bottom of the fourth, Johnny's Pizza doubled 3B Outdoors 6-3 in Dixie Youth Baseball.
Back-to-back RBI singles by Gavin Lingefelt and Dylan Ewers keyed the big fourth inning as Johnny's opened up a 6-1 lead.
3B Outdoors brought the tying run to the plate in the top of the fifth.
Grant Talley's two-run double closed the gap to 6-3. After walking the next batter, Austin Carroll recorded the game-ending punchout.
Johnny's grabbed a 2-0 first-inning lead.
Dillin Brown scorched a leadoff double and scored on Carroll's two-bagger. Jaden Davis plated Carroll with an RBI groundout.
3B Outdoors used a base hit and three walks to draw within 2-1 in the third.
Carroll, who struck out eight and walked two, picked up the win in 2 2/3 innings of relief Jaden Davis.
Carroll also led Johnny's (9-4) offensively with a pair of doubles. Brown doubled and Lingefelt and Ewers singled.
Talley doubled and Carson Fowler and Samuel Gilbert singled for 3B.
Talley went the distance on the mound for 3B, striking out six and walking three.
Johnny's Pizza 13, R&B Johnson 2
Austin Carroll threw a one-hitter as Johnny's Pizza was a 13-2 Dixie Youth Baseball winner over R&B Johnson.
Pat Johnson led off the game with a base hit for the only hit off of Carroll, who struck out seven and walked two. Johnson stole second and eventually scored on a passed ball. Later in the inning, Connor Bowlin walked and scored on an errant pickoff attempt, giving R&B a 2-0 lead.
Johnny's answered with three in the bottom of the first.
Jaden Davis was hit by a pitch, and Dillin Brown reached on an error, setting up Carroll's game-tying, two-run single. Carroll stole second and third and scored on Dylan Ewers' RBI groundout.
Johnny's padded its margin to 7-2 with four in the second.
Dveil Freeman drew a one-out walk and Davis, Brown and Ryan Chain laced consecutive two-out, RBI singles.
Carroll's two-run double and Chase Simmons' RBI single keyed a four-run sixth for the Pizza Men.
Brown and Carroll doubled and singled and Davis, Chain and Simmons singled for Johnny's.
Central Oil 5, Johnny's Pizza 4
Landon Jinks' two-run double triggered a three-run fourth inning as Central Oil & Supply trimmed Johnny's Pizza 5-4 in Dixie Youth Baseball.
Trailing 4-2 entering the bottom of the fourth, Central Oil rallied. Chandler Jones singled and Baylor Burchfield walked to set up Jinks' game-tying double. Jinks swiped third and scored the go-ahead run on Scott Aldridge's RBI groundout.
Johnny's grabbed a 3-0 lead in the top of the first.
Dillin Brown banged a one-out double, swiped third and scored on Ryan Chain's RBI groundout. Austin Carroll followed with a walk and Shemar Bradshaw poled an inside-the-park home run.
Central Oil closed the gap to 3-2 with single markers in the first and third. Chris Flintroy singled home a run in the first and Chance Carter singled and scored on a passed ball in the third.
Will Fitzhugh went the distance for the win, striking out seven, walking four and allowing only three hits.
Jinks doubled and Carter, Caleb Hopkins, Flintroy, Chandler Jones, Burchfield and Aldridge singled for Central Oil.
Dillin Brown doubled and singled and Bradshaw homered for Johnny's.