Rascals blow out Tribe over weekend
Hunter Mize had four of Tallahatchie’s 20 hits in their 25-9 win over the Tippah County Tribe on Saturday.
Jimel Judon helped the Tribe score in the top of the first, plating Denzel Goolsby with his single. Hunt Halford later made it a 2-0 game, but the Rascals responded with a 10 runs in the bottom half.
Tallahatchie’s first four batters reached on walks by Jonathan Jeanice, who allowed nine runs, five earned, off only three hits before he was replaced by Will Halford with two outs. Beau Cummings was responsible for two runs in that frame, scoring both Will and Ben Wallis with his single.
Tippah County did not allow any runs in the second, but the Rascals scored in each of the remaining innings, with six players finishing with multiple hits, including Cummings, who had two hits.
Goolsby led the Tribe with three hits, and Judon added two in the losing effort.
On the mound, Josh Chism had the win for the Rascals, pitching six innings and allowing six runs, three earned, off eight hits and three strikeouts.
In their Sunday match-up, the Rascals fell by one run to the North Delta Dealers, 6-5 after the two teams tied last week.
Bradley Noland led the Dealers with four hits and Cummings picked up the loss on the mound, pitching 2.2 innings and allowing the go-ahead run for North Delta.
Ben Wallis led the Rascals’ offense with three hits.
Tallahatchie (2-2-1) will take the week off before facing the Tupelo Thunder and Tippah Co. Tribe on Saturday and the Golden Triangle Jets on Sunday.
Dealers hold lead in CSBL standings
North Delta improved to 4-0-1 picking up a 5-1 win over the Golden Triangle Jets on Saturday.
Josh Hopkins had three hits for the Dealers, who broke the scoreless tie, recording three runs in the fifth.
Jeremy Massey earned the win on the mound, allowing one run off three hits with 10 strikeouts.
The Jets also dropped a 15-1 decision against the Tupelo Thunder on Saturday.
Kyle Bryan led the Thunder with four hits and two RBI. Tupelo also had three other batters with multiple hits. Former New Albany standout Sawyer Wheatley recorded one hit, a single in the fifth inning.
Bronson Smith pitched the complete game for the Thunder, allowing the one run off four hits with seven strikeouts.
Jimel Judon was one of three members of the Tribe with a hit in its 2-1 win over Thunder on Sunday.
The former Myrtle Hawk is currently batting .538 with seven hits, one home run and five RBI. On Sunday, Judon hit an RBI double in the first inning, bringing in one of Tippah County’s two runs.
Caleb Hanley brought in the Tribe’s second run in the fourth, and the Thunder fell short in a comeback, placing runners in scoring position with one out, scoring one run before Wheatley hit into a double play to end the game. Wheatley would finish with two hits in the contest.
This week’s games include the Thunder versus the Tribe at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night, three Saturday games beginning at 1 p.m. and the Sunday doubleheader starting at 1:30 p.m.
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