Both the Bartow County Little League and the Cartersville Little League completed their league championship playoffs this past week. The A's edged the Rangers to win the BCLL (majors) while it was the Indians blanking the Colts to win the CLL (majors). Next for both leagues will be the selection of tournament teams and then pre-district and the Georgia District 1 championship tournament.
BARTOW COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE (major)
Saturday, May 19
METS 7, TIGERS 4
Mets: Jordan Durham one double, one triple; Joseph McGrew one hit, one RBI; Christopher Burns one hit, one RBI. David Kelly (5.2 IP, 4R, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 14K); Durham (0.2 IP, 0R, 0H, 1K).
Tigers: Carson Gray one double, one RBI each; Tre Winters one double. Winters (3 IP, 5R, 4ER, 2H, 4BB, 5K); Gray (2 IP, 2R, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 5K); Hadyn Hawkins (1 IP, 0R, 0H, 3K)
CARDINALS 6, GIANTS 4
Cardinals: Connor Jenkins two hits; Benjamin Bowman one hit, one RBI; Trey W. one hit. Jenkins (2 IP, 3R, 0ER, 1H, 6BB, 4K); Sahaj Patel (4 IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 6K)
Giants: Jake Clowers one hit, one RBI; Hayden Reeder, Rylan Brigman, and Dakota Richards one hit each; Hudson Parr one RBI. Carson Waits (3 IP, 3R, 1ER, 2H, 9K); Reeder (3.1 IP, 3R, 1ER, 2H, 2BB, 7K).
Monday, May 21
RANGERS 11, CARDINALS 7
Rangers: Kaiden Pirkle two hits including one double, one RBI; Fischer Arnold one double, one RBI; Malachi Linley one hit, one RBI; Jarrett Scott one double; Harrison Cole one hit.
Cardinals: Luke Hollis two hits, two RBI; Reece Alexander one double, two RBI; Connor Jenkins one double; Ethan E one RBI.
A’s 11, METS 4
A’s: Landon O’Neal two hits including one double, three RBI; Robert Mitchell one hit; Hayden Blalock and Hayden A two RBI each; Dawson Craig, Andrew Foster, and Thomas Wells one RBI each.
Mets: Jordan Durham two hits including one home run, three RBI; David Kelley one RBI.
ORIOLES 9, TWINS 5
Orioles: Christopher Romo two hits, two RBI; Talen Nix and David Jinks two hits including one double, one RBI each; Joshua Love one double, one RBI; Cameron Adams and Brayden Davis one hit each.
Twins: Jackson Nelson two hits including one double, one RBI; Cadyn Wade and Isaiah Ford one double each; Reece Heaton one hit.
CUBS 6, BRAVES 5
Cubs: Eddie Boggs one grand slam, four RBI; Andrew Stiles one triple; Dillon Sanford, DJ Brookshire, and Gareth Kincannon one hit each; Colton Tucker and Mason Mize one RBI each.
Braves: Caleb Freeman one double, one RBI; Wesley Collum one hit, one RBI; Joshua McBroom and Israel Contreras one hit apiece; Bryson P. one RBI.
Tuesday, May 22
A’s 10, CUBS 1
A’s: Dawson Craig two hits including one double, two RBI; Landon O’Neil one hit, one RBI; Hayden Blaylock one hit; Robert Mitchell, Riley Belcher, Jett Johnson one RBI each.
Cubs: Mason Mize one double.
RANGERS 4, ORIOLES 2
Rangers: Daniel Stevenson two hits including one double; Kaiden Pirkle one double, two RBI; Brady Kerlin one double. Jarrett Scott and Noah Williams one hit each.
Orioles: Kamarion Profitt and Brayden Davis one hit, one RBI each; Cameron Adams, Talen Nix, and David Jinks one hit each.
Thursday, May 24
A’s 2, RANGERS 1
A’s: Dawson Craig and Landon O’Neal one hit, one RBI each; Hayden Blalock one hit. Craig (4 IP, 1ER, 7H, 2BB, 7K); Landon O’Neal (1 IP, 0R, 1H, 2K).
Rangers: Kaiden Pirkle two hits, one RBI; Harrison Cole and Fischer Arnold two hits each; Brady Kerlin and Malachi Linley one hit each. Jarrett Scott (1 IP, 1ER, 1H, 1BB, 2K); Pirkle (3 IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 5K).
CARTERSVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE (major)
League Championship Playoffs
Monday, May 22
COLTS 11, DODGERS 6
Colts: Turner Abernathy four hits, one RBI; Grant Knight three hits including two doubles, two RBI; Davis Wilkey three hits including one double, one RBI; Luke Altizer two hits including one double; Trevor Harris two hits; Hunter Shirley one double, three RBI; Brett Good one hit, one RBI. Hunter Shirley (4 IP, 3ER, 4H, 3BB, 8K); Brett Good (1 IP, 2ER, 0H, 3BB, 3K); Davis Wilkey (1 IP, 1R, 0ER, 1H, 1BB).
Dodgers: Stephen Rowser two hits including one triple; Justin Peace one triple, one RBI; Ayden Ray and Peyton Bowen one hit, one RBI; Landon Heath and Brelace Williams one RBI each. Justin Peace (2 IP, 3R, 1ER, 5H, 1BB, 3K); Ayden Ray (2.1 IP, 8ER, 10H, 3BB, 4K); Jimmy Channell (0.2 IP, 1H).
INDIANS 8, BRAVES 5
Indians: Logan Shrewsberry and Drew Perry three hits including one double each; Maverick Madonna two hits, three RBI; Lucas Henry two hits; Jackson Harwell one hit, one RBI; Gavin Shrewsberry one hit. Gavin Shrewsberry (0.1 IP, 1ER, 2H, 2BB, 1K); Dawson Bishop (5.2 IP, 4ER, 4H, 2BB, 5K).
Braves: Miles Owen one home run, three RBI; Brenden Bryant and Thomas Peters one hit, one RBI each; Caleb Daniel, Charlie Crum, and Evan Archer one hit each. Six pitchers combined for nine strikeouts.
Semifinal Wednesday, May 23
COLTS 6, BRAVES 4
No game report.
Thursday May 24
INDIANS 10, COLTS 0
No game report.
NOTE: Pitching data not provided for all BCLL games. Games not completed or not posted on the respective leagues' GameChanger sites are not included, but will be added to future posts when made available.
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