Rascals beat Dodgers, Padres

 Tallahatchie had a successful showing against the Cotton States south teams, defeating the PSA Dodges 10-1 and the PSA Padres 13-4.

David Williams went 3-for-3 with three RBI versus the Dodgers on Saturday, as the Rascals capitalized on six Dodger errors.

Williams scored the first run on a wild pitch in the second, while John Stephens scored later on a Dodger error, giving the Rascals the early 2-0 lead.

Tallahatchie would score another three runs in both the third and fifth innings, while the Dodgers picked up their lone run in the third.

Brad Luna (1-0) picked up the win, pitching a complete game with four strikeouts.

The Rascals had another big day at the plate Sunday, defeating the Padres 13-4. Tallahatchie had 16 hits in the win, as M.J. McWhorter went 2-for-4, while Tyler Wilson had three RBI.

After going ahead 3-1, the Padres tied the game in the fourth inning. Tallahatchie would respond, scoring 10 runs over the fifth and sixth innings to take the win.

Chris Lucius’ double in the fifth gave the Rascals the 5-3 lead after McWhorter scored earlier on a single by John Stephens. Ben Wallis also had an RBI double in the sixth.

Austin Anderson (1-1) had the win for Tallahatchie, giving up two runs off three hits in three innings of work. Zane Treadaway started the game, allowing two Padre runs off one hit, while Jon Andy Scott closed the game, pitching the final inning.

The Rascals will be in action twice this week, against the Dealers Tuesday night and the Jets Thursday. Both games will be nine-inning affairs, slated for a 6:30 p.m. start.