Tigers, Colts, Cartersville Little League Major baseball finalists
The Cartersville Little League Baseball (Major Division) playoffs have reached the championship round with the Tigers remaining as the only unbeaten team in the double-elimination tournament. The Tigers need just one win to capture the 2021 CLL title. The Colts, who have won three straight elimination games, will need wins Wednesday and Thursday to become league champs.
Results from playoff games earlier this week:
Monday, May 17
TIGERS 3, BRAVES 1
TIGERS: Will Phillips one triple, one RBI; Zachary Stiles one triple; Dixon Lindsey one hit; Cooper Reynolds one RBI. Pitching: Zachary Stiles (4.2 IP, 1R, 0ER, 3H, 3BB, 10K); Dixon Lindsey (1.1 IP, 3K).
BRAVES: Devon Beavers one triple; Joseph Clark and Easton Lee one hit each. Pitching: Zack Parker (5.2 IP, 3R, 2ER, 3H, 4BB, 5K); Hunter McMillan (0.1 IP, 0R, 2BB, 1K).
COLTS 21, PHILLIES 5
COLTS: Payton Paul five hits including one double, three RBIs; Clint Hosea three hits, two RBIs; Garrett Hewlett two doubles, five RBIs; Noah Cagle one double, two RBIs; River Wade one hit, one RBI; Ben Cagle, Jack Peters, and Andy Holstein one hit each. Pitching: Garrett Hewlett (2 IP, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 6K); Andy Holstein (0.1 IP, 5R, 3ER, 2H, 3BB); Brant Rutledge (1.2 IP, 0R, 1H, 2BB, 3K).
PHILLIES: Cash Priest one double, one RBI; Declan Asay one double; Colt Priest and Cade McFarland one hit each. Pitching: Jayden Winston (0.1 IP, 8R, 4ER, 3H, 3BB); Cash Priest (1.2 IP, 5R, 2ER, 5H, 2BB, 2K); Colt Priest (0.1 IP, 4R, 2ER, 4H, 1BB, 1K); Blake Forstie (0.2 IP, 0R, 0H).
Tuesday, May 18
COLTS 7, BRAVES 3
COLTS: Demetrius Wynn two hits, two RBIs; Garrett Hewlett two hits including one double; Payton Paul and Jude Hamilton one hit, one RBI each; Clint Hosea one triple; River Wade one double; Noah Cagle and Brant Rutledge one hit each. Pitching: Noah Cagle (3 IP, 3R, 2ER, 1H, 7BB, 6K); Clint Hosea (3 IP, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 4K).
BRAVES: Devon Beavers and Avery Slye one hit each. Pitching: Devon Beavers (2.2 IP, 4R, 2ER, 5H, 3BB, 3K); Avery Slye (1.1 IP, 1ER, 4H, 0BB, 1K); Hunter McMillan (2 IP, 2ER, 1H, 3BB, 5K).
Little League softball and baseball game results for Cartersville Little League and Bartow County Little League are provided by the respective leagues and are presented by CiCi's -- Beyond Pizza in Cherokee Place, Cartersville.