(photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
JUNIOR BABE RUTH
Market Place 7, Elks 6
Ross Merideth, Derris Butler and Ryan Dicus combined for eight strikeouts for Market Place.
Dicus went 3-3 with two RBIs and Butler was 2-2 with an RBI. Merideth was 1-2.
Tim Miller and Whitney Wilson combined to strikeout five for Elks.
Caleb McClellan and Cullen DeHart each had two hits. Jacob Owens and Colt Pruitt each had one hit for Elks.
First National 9, DeWitt Auction 8
Chris Carnell and Bryce Wibbenmeyer combined to strikeout eight batters for First National. Jason Hoyer and Eric Burton each had two hits. Joel Kinder and Strick Green each had one hit for First National. Burton blasted a two-run homer in the third inning.
Cody Cooper and Mike Sansagraw combined to strikeout six batters for DeWitt.
Brandon Ayers had two hits including a grand slam in the second inning. Cooper had two hits and Spencer Ayers and Chris Hampton each had one hit.
Market Place 24, DeWitt Auction 4
Market Place scored 12 runs in the first inning to blow the game wide open.
Scott Gardner, Ryan Dicus and Joe Lincoln combined to strikeout four batters for Market.
Dicus was dynamite at the plate, going 3-4 with seven RBIs including a grand slam. Kyle Rodgers was 3-3 with three RBIs and Lincoln was 2-2 with two RBIs. Derris Butler went 2-3 with one RBI. Gardner and J.J. Bonner also had hits for Market.
Andrew Box led DeWitt with two hits while Chris Hampton added one hit.
Cody Cooper, Box and Spencer Ayers combined to strikeout four batters and walk 17 for DeWitt.
First National 8, U.S. Bank 7
Martin Shaeffer and Bryce Wibbenmeyer combined for six strikeouts for First National.
Shaeffer also had two hits. Wibbenmeyer, Jason Hoyer, Chris Carnell and Joel Kinder each had one hit.
Tyler Brooks and Andy Gantner combined to strikeout nine batters for Bank. Josh Jackson, Brooks and Stan Ivie all had two hits. Gerald Winfield, Joey Williams, Chris Vaughn and Blake Walker each had one hit.
Lions 13, Burger King 12
Howard was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Limbaugh and Howard both pitched in the win. For Burger King, Travino led the offensive charge batting 2-for-3 with an RBI. Martin, Drury, Bohannon and Pierce all threw in the loss.
Lewis 6, Kiwanis 5
Matthews led Lewis, batting 2-for-3. Gilmore picked up the win, recording 10 strikeouts. Ferrell paced Kiwanis, batting 2-for-3. Faulkner and Cantrell both pitched in the loss.
Fabick 19, Old Security 7
Kordall was 2-for-4, leading Fabick to a 19-7 win over Old Security. Isaacs and Foust both pitched in the loss.
For Old Security, Lambert was 2-for-2. Hatcher, Birdwell, Stewart and Lambert all threw in the loss.
Sikeston Auto 10, Leible 4
Chris Limbaugh blasted a home run and finished the day 2-for-3. Evan also had a hit. For Leible, Kyle B. and Daniel S. both had hits.
Standard Democrat 11, Nunnelee 3
Colby D. was 3-for-3 with three RBIs, leading the Standard Democrat to an 11-3 win over Nunnelee. Ross B. and Blake N. were both 2-for-3. Evan U. also had a hit with an RBI. Josh Boese was 3-for-3 for Nunnelee. Josh Brose, Bryan Freed and Caleb P. all threw in the loss.
First Midwest 4, Randy's 1
Randy's saw hits from K. McElwain, C. Williams, I. Protzel, H. Brooks, M. Duff, L. Williams and A. Protel. First Midwest saw hits from C. Driskill, C. Landers, T. McMillan, C. Evans, J. Glaus and R. Norton.
Sikeston Motors 9, D&S 2
Sikeston Motors saw hits from B. Angle, S. Lincoln, I. Householder, G. Britton, Vashan, and A. Cooksey. D&S saw hits from M. Showmaker, Z. Shaw, J. Alsup, C. Pratt, K. Lambert and E. Darnall.
731 4, Ponder 3
731 saw hits from L. Keefer, S. Vaughn, T. Anderson, Z. Neal and B. DeCota. Ponders saw hits from D. Harper, C. Sheehy, A. Hicks and B. Walker.