Padres score 7 runs to come from behind in Little League play
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Tied 3-3 after 6 innings, the Padres scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning and then held the Braves scoreless in the bottom of the frame to earn a 10-3 victory May 9.

The Padres went ahead 1-0 in the top of the first on a solo home run by Blake Stover. The Braves took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the frame. Cody Edwards drew a walk, Preston Welchel was hit by a pitch, and Trey Holstein singled to score Edwards. Welchel and Holstein scored later on wild pitches.

The Padres narrowed the gap to 3-2 in the third, when Sabien Lindo drew a walk and scored on a triple by Stover. The Padres tied the score, 3-3, in the fourth, when Malik Watts drew a walk and scored later on a wild pitch.

After scoreless fifth and sixth innings, the Padres had their big inning in the top of the seventh. Lindo singled and scored on a double by Dadrian Dennis. Stover doubled and Brant Smith drew a walk to load the bases. Seth Porter singled to drive in Dennis and Stover. Watts singled, and Kurtis Feanny doubled to score Smith and Porter. Jesse Martin singled to drive in Watts and Feanny for the final two runs.

For the Padres, Seth Porter pitched one inning with 21 pitches, two strikeouts; Brant Smith, five innings with 85 pitches, 10 strikeouts; and Trevor Pfiester, one inning with 18 pitches, one strikeout.

For the Braves, Kolby Adams pitched 3 1/3 innings with 65 pitches, eight strikeouts; Donovan Harrison, one-third innings with 20 pitches, one strikeout; Preston Welchel, 1 1/3 innings with 24 pitches, three strikeouts; Byers Murray, 1 1/3 innings with 25 pitches; and Hayes Miller, two-thirds innings with 21 pitches, two strikeouts.

Padre hitting totals were Stover, a double, a triple and a home run, two RBIs, two runs; Porter, three hits with two RBIs, a run; Feanny, a double, a walk, two RBIs, a run; Watts, one hit with a walk, two runs; Lindo, one hit with a walk, two runs; Dennis, a double, an RBI, a run; Mack Morris, a double, a walk; Martin, one hit with a walk; Smith, a walk and a run; Pfiester, hit by pitch.

Hitting for the Braves were Adams, two hits with a double; Edwards, one hit with a walk and a run; Holstien, one hit with an RBI and a run; Murray, a double and a walk; Austin Baker, one hit; Jesse Grogan, one hit; Welchel, a walk, a hit by pitch and a run; Miller, a walk.

Crackers 9, Indians 1

Chase Horn led the Crackers offensively with two hits, including a home run, two RBIs and two runs, as they defeated the Indians, 9-1.

Ben Ammons added a hit with two walks and two runs; Jacob Daniel had a double with a walk, two RBIs and a run; JT Mitchell chipped in a double with two RBIs; Titus Jones added a hit and a run; Caleb Henson had an RBI; and Jackson Norris, Charlie Hiedmann and TJ Jackson each had a walk and a run.

Ammons, Jones and Hiedmann combined for a three-hitter with five strikeouts.

For the Indians, Ian Inaba had a double and a run, Brendon Walker a double with an RBI and Brady Burson a hit with a walk.

On the mound, Peyton Willoughby had two innings with 37 pitches, two strikeouts; Chris Davis, one innings with 12 pitches, a strikeout; Dalton Southern, one-third inning with 22 pitches, a strikeout; Dalton Henson, two-thirds inning with 11 pitches; Carter Owen, two-thirds innings with 21 pitches; and Ian Inaba, 1 1/3 innings with 16 pitches, four strikeouts.

For the Crackers, Horn had a home run among his two hits, two RBIs and two runs; Ammons, a hit with two walks, two runs; Daniel, one hit with a double, a walk, two RBIs, a run; Mitchell, a double with two RBIs; Jones, one hit with a run; Henson, an RBI; Norris, a walk and a run; Hiedmann, a walk and a run; Jackson, a walk and a run.

Pitching for the Crackers were Ammons, 3 1/3 innings with 19 pitches, two strikeouts; Jones, 2/3 innings with 12 pitches, one strikeout; Hiedmann, two innings with 28 pitches, two strikeouts.

Colts 12, Phillies 3

Alan Thacker pitched a complete game for the Colts as the Colts defeated the Phillies, 12-3.

Thacker contributed six innings with 83 pitches and 13 strikeouts while allowing just three hits.

Thacker and LaDarius Winburn were the leading hitters for the Colts. Thacker had two hits with a triple, two runs, four RBIs and Winburn had two hits with a double, a home run, two runs, three RBIs. Kaison Williams added two hits with three runs, an RBI; and Ethan Wolfe had two hits with a run. Logan Cagle had a hit with a walk and a run; Kaleb Chatmon, one hit with a run; and Alex Freeman, one hit; Jonah Gambill, two walks and a run; Caz Smith, a walk and a run.

For the Phillies, Karson Hornberger had one hit with a walk and a run; Gavin Geros, one hit with a run; and Blane Belisario, one hit; Derrick Pearson, a walk; and Matthew Surrett, a run.

Hornberger pitched 3 1/3 innings with 62 pitches and two strikeouts; Derrick Pearson, two-thirds innings, 18 pitches, two strikeouts; Geros, two-thirds innings, 20 pitches, a walk; and Belisario, one-third inning, five pitches, one strikeout.

Tigers 15, Dodgers 5

Micah Tart, Jake Cooper Gooch and Gage Morris led the Tigers at the plate with two hits each as the Tigers defeated the Dodgers, 15-5.

Tart had two hits with a walk and four runs; Gooch had two hits with two walks, two runs, three RBIs; and Morris had two hits with a run and an RBI.

Garrett Shelton added a home run, a walk, two runs and two RBIs; Koby Jordan had a double, a run and two RBIs; Brady Evans, a hit with two runs, an RBI; Brady Craig, a hit with a run and an RBI; and Brent Moore, one hit with a run; Jacob Desmond, two walks, a run.

Morris pitched one inning, threw nine pitches and struck out two; Brady Evans, two innings, 30 pitches, two strikeouts; and Koby Jordan, one inning, 32 pitches, two strikeouts.

For the Dodgers, Cole Crump had one hit with a run and an RBI; Kolbe Benham, one hit with a run and an RBI; Tyler Dilcher, one hit with a run; Clay Ross, one hit with a run; Kaison Williams, one hit with an RBI; and Kaleb Chance, a triple.

Tyler Dover pitched two innings, 67 pitches, three strikeouts; Tyler Dilcher, one inning, 22 pitches, two strikeouts; and Clay Ross, two-thirds innings, 19 pitches.

The game was called in the bottom of the fourth due to the 10-run rule.