Little League wrap-up

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 22, 2004

From staff reports

Results from Tuesday 4/20/04:

7- and 8-year-old league:

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Carter Drug Company-18

Gayle’s Amoco-5

For Carter Drug, Jalysa Turner and Hannah Jones scored three runs each as they downed Gayle’s Amoco.

Natasha Parrish, Ayana Moore and Nakeya Pope scored two runs each for the winners.

For Gayle’s, Amber Black, Mary Beth Smith, Bryanna Atkinson, Andrenekia Milhouse and Myia Patterson scored.

9- and 10-year-old league:

Graystone Restaurant- 9

D & D Pest Control-8

Graystone Restaurant took the one-run win over D & D Pest Control as Sarah Frasier, Karlynn Savage and Breanna Furlow scored two runs each.

For D&D, Sara Schuerman, Jonia Brown, Jessica Watts, Yakira Mitchell, Kelsey Irwin, Keke Logan, Katlin Sykes and Eureka Ellis scored.

11- and 12-year-old league:

Ken’s General Store #4- 9

Vasser’s Mini Mart-8

For Ken’s Emily Cleveland and Jessica Spears scored two runs each in the winning effort.

For Vasser’s Reniece Van Hoose and Jhameria Moorer scored two runs each.

Photography by David-5

Cougar Minit Shop-4

For Photography by David, Aya Kishi scored two runs each. For Cougar Minit Shop, Brittany Pearson, Taran Barrett, Ashley Woods and Kelsie Hatfield scored.

13- and 14-year-old league:

Custom Rim & Tire-23

Exchange Club-0

Chelsea Sturdivant, Ashley Grimes, Shamera Thomas and Jakesha Thrash scored three runs each as Custom Rim & Tire took the 23-run win. Amber Stevens and Kelsey Nelson scored 2 runs.

Plumbing Contractors- 7


For the Plumbing Contractors team, Michelle Bruno scored two runs to lead her team to the win.

Kenesha Jefferson scored two runs for Screenco.

11- and 12-year-old baseball:


Mr. Roy’s 2

WWISP beat Mr. Roy’s 13-22 Saturday at the Sportsplex.

Joel Yarbrough, John Cox and Mark McElhaney had hits for WWISP.

Yarbrough went three innings and picked up the win.

He allowed two runs on two hits and struck out five.

For Mr. Roy’s Edward bell and Gerald Matthews had a hit each.

Carter Drugs-12

Brown Drugs-3

In the battle of medicine dispensaries, Carter Drug came out on top, 12-3 Saturday at the Sportsplex.

Zach Gandy led Carter Drug at the plate with three hits and two RBIs.

Phillip Green had two hits and two RBIs followed by Josh McDonald and Emmanual Moore with a hit each.

Moore took the win on the mound in four innings of work.

He struck out seven and allowed just a single run on no hits.

For Brown Drug, Darrion Pratt had a hit.

Drew Ross took the loss despite striking out six in four innings.

Turner Motor-9


Turner Motor used nine hits to beat UTU 1053 9-3 Saturday at the Sportsplex.

Wilbert McConico had two hits followed by Lamarious Prince, Michael Perryman and Dominique Walker.

John Ratcliff, Andre Thompson, Anthony Thompson and DeCari Shine had a hit each.

For UTU 1053, Brandon Nelson, Heath Brantley, Parker Hughes, Ivan Johnson and Connor Thorpe had a hit each.

Swift Drug-8


Jonta Martin pitched six innings for Swift Drugs, hit a homer and had four RBIs to lead Swift over PACE 1441 8-3.

Martin allowed three runs on three hits and struck out 13.

JaShombi Smith, Dexter Blackmon and Derrick Walker all had hits for Swift.

For PACE, Judson Mott, Monte Bennett and Richard Farnham each had a hit.

Dallas Air-8

Cougar Minit Shop-2

Dallas Air’s Forrest Hughes pitched six complete innings with 12 strikeouts and only three walks to lead his team to an 8-2 victory Saturday at the Sportsplex.

Hughes also had a hit and walked twice.

Jermal Dudley had two doubles, Jacolby Kidd had a double and Elijah Thomas had

two hits and walk.

For Cougar Minit, Laquan Brown scored a run on a triple and walked once.

Trey Daniels scored the other Cougar run on a base hit.


Regions Bank-33

The STJ’s pitcher, Devonte Hall struck out eight batters and walked four to lead his team to the 18-3 win Saturday at the Sportsplex.

Hall also scored a run on a hit in the sixth inning.

The STJ started slow in the first inning but rallied after Regions took a 2-0 lead as Jeremy Harrison and Uribe Sneed scored.

The STJ came alive in the second to score six runs.

Terrance Brown and Juvante Gordon doubled.

Marvin Gordon, Devontae Jiles and Shavarius Holeman all singled.

The STJ scored 10 runs in the fifth and sixth combined to seal the 18-3 win.


Selma Cash & Carry-7

WHBB scored 19 runs on just seven hits to beat Selma Cash & Carry on Saturday.

WHBB was led by Leddarius Neely who scored four runs on two doubles and a walk. Laquentin Gunn scored three runs on a double and a single.

Landen Denny scored twice while Jake Smith scored twice.

Smith allowed seven runs and struck out 12 as he took the win on the mound.

Selma Cash & Carry’s Nicholas White scored two runs on two walks.

Tyler Perry had two hits. Patrick Lasiter was 1-for-2 scoring a run.

Lasiter took the loss on the mound despite six strikeouts.


FOP only had three hits but was able to score runs off of walks and errors to take the win Friday night.

FOP was led by Ross Faulkenberry with a double.

Wesley Smith and Chris Warrington both had singles.

Josh Clark strick out seven and picked up the win in four innings of work.

Pepsi had four hits but left runners on base several innings.

Teravious Mitchell, Javarus Smith and Jerel Peoples had a single each.


PACE 1441-2

In a pitcher’s duel, AmSouth jumped out front with three runs in he first off of four walks and an error.

They held on for the win.

DeMario Ross led the way with two singles.

Brad Averitt picked up the win in four innings of work.

He allowed one run and struck out 10.

PACE played tough but their bats were somewhat silenced.

PACE was led by Jacolby Carter with blast that went over the outfield fence for a homer.



In a tight game, PACE exploded in the seventh inning for four runs as they turned a pitcher’s duel upside down to beat previously undefeated Healthmark.

Courtney Martin and Kyle Chestnut both had big doubles in the seventh.

Jacolby Carter went the distance and took the win allowing three hits and a run.

He struck out 11.

Healthmark played tough defense, but couldn’t get on track at the plate.

They left runners on base in the first, second, third and fourth innings.

Darrius Steele had a double and a single.

James Bennett took the loss in five innings of work.

He allowed three runs and struck out six.