Saturday, July 9 (Five Tool South)

Dudes of the Day

Cason Carte (Dallas Dodgers 16 Black): 6IP, W | 3-3, 3R

Dalton Black (Dallas Dodgers 16 Black): 6IP, 2K | 2-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI

Alex Moore (Dallas Dodgers 17 Black): 3-3, 3B, 2B, RBI, 3R

Jimmy Glowenke (DBAT Robertson): 4-7, 2B, 2 RBI, 2R

Luke Scaggs (DBAT Robertson): 3IP, 2H, 0R, 7K

Jerad Mack (Rebels Nation): 7IP, 0H, 7K (no-hitter)

Jordon Billups (San Antonio Angels 17U): 2-3, HR, 2B, 4 RBI, 2R

Michael Forham (Texas Sun Devils): 3-4, 2B, 4RBI, 3R

Brooks Kelley (Texas Sun Devils): 3-4, 2 2B, 2RBI, 2R

Nick Martinez (Texas Sun Devils): 2-3, 3B, 2B, 3RBI, 3R

Juan “Pappas” Chavez (Texas Warriors 15U): 2-3, 2 2B, 4RBI

John Beaudion (Woodlands Express 2017): 3-3, 3 2B, 3 RBI, 2 SB, 2R

Southwestern

In Game 1 at Southwestern, Amarillo Titans defeated Lubbock Raiders, 7-3. For the Titans, Cash Hamby went 2-4 with one RBI. Corbin Langhan went 2-3 with one RBI, one run scored and a great leaping catch at SS (see below). For Lubbock, Jett Whitfield went 2-3 with one RBI and one run scored. Riley Robinson went 2-3 with one run scored. Hitter of the game was Titans' Kade Adkins who went 2-2 with one run scored. Player of the game was Carson Altman who threw seven innings and struck out three on his way to the victory. He was also 1-2 at the plate with two runs scored.

Dallas Dodgers 16 Black defeated Premier Baseball Futures 16U Nixon, 6-5, in Game 2 at Southwestern. For Premier, Trent Golson went 1-3 with one triple and one RBI. Jackson Sutter went 1-3 with one double and one run scored. For the Dodgers, Will Parker went 2-3 with one double and one run scored. Game Dato went 1-2 with one double and one RBI. Hitters of the game were Cason Carte and Austin Liu. Carte went 3-3 with three runs scored. Liu went 1-2 with one triple and two runs batted in. And on the mound, Dalton Black threw six innings striking out two and giving up two earned runs. Black was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 3 at Southwestern, Dallas Dodgers 16 Black defeated Clutch Athletics 2019, 8-6. For Clutch, Ryan Davenport went 2-3 with one RBI, one stolen base and one run scored. Carter Schmersahl went 1-4 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. For the Dodgers, Dalton Black went 2-3 with two doubles and two runs batted in. Ausin Liu went 2-4 with one run scored. Abdiel Rodriguez went 2-2 with two runs scored and picked up hitter of the game. On the mound, Cason Carte threw six innings and gave up two runs picking up the victory on his way to pitcher of the game.

In Game 4 at Southwestern, Columbia Angels 2018 White defeated Action Baseball 15U White, 8-3. Action’s Dylan Savino went 2-4 with one home run. Angels’ Brendan Cumming went 2-4 with three runs scored. Savino and Cumming were named hitters of the game. On the mound, Angels’ Trhea Morse threw five innings allowing four hits and one earned run while striking out five hitters. Action’s Bryson Bales threw 4.1 scoreless innings allowing just one hit and striking out four. Morse and Bales were named pitchers of the game. Other solid performances came from Angels’ Cotton Rosco (2-3 with two runs), Action’s Sean Swain (1-2 with two runs) and Clayton Mahaffey (two great diving catches at third base).

Smithson Valley HS

San Antonio Angels 17U defeated THZ Academy 2017, 5-2, in Game 1 at Smithson Valley. For THZ, Camryn Nutt went 2-3 with one RBI and one run scored. For the Angels, Mason Corbett went 1-3 with one double and one run scored. Jordan Billups went 2-3 with one double, one home run (see below), four runs batted in, and two runs scored. Billups was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Nick Hamel threw all seven innings striking out five. He allowed one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game.

In Game 2 at Smithson Valley, Texas Sun Devils defeated THZ Academy 2018, 16-4. Michael Fordham went 3-4 with one double (see below), four runs batted in and three runs at the plate. Co-hitter of the game was Nick Martinez who went 2-3 with one triple, one double, three runs batted in, and three runs scored. The other co-hitter of the game was Brooks Kelley who went 3-4 with two doubles. He also had two runs batted in and two runs scored.

Texas Warriors 15U defeated Austin Boom, 9-4, in Game 3 at Smithson Valley. Juan "Pappas" Chavez went 2-3 with two doubles and four runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game. Kimble Schuessler went 2-3 with one double and two runs scored. Wesley Gafford went 1-2 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. Cooper Wilson went 1-2 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. And Joseph Couey went 1-2 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored.

LBA Smith defeated Amarillo Titans, 10-4, in Game 4 at Smithson Valley. Merit McPherson went 1-2 with one triple and one RBI. Vito Prieto went 2-2 with three runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game. And on the mound, Tyler Williams threw all seven innings and struck out one. Williams picked up the win and was named pitcher of the game.

Texas Lutheran

Game 1 at Texas Lutheran ended in a 3-3 tie between Houston Athletics 2018 and Woodlands Express 2017. In the 7th inning, Express CF Nathan Letien came up with a diving catch and threw out the runner at home to keep the score tied (see below). At the plate, he went 2-3 with one RBI and was named co-hitter of the game. For the A's Blake Cappadona went 3-3 with one RBI, one stolen base and one run scored. Cappadona was the other co-hitter of the game.

In Game 2 at Texas Lutheran, Clutch Athletics 2018 shutout Brazos River Wranglers, 7-0, behind the arm of Jacob Trantham. The starting pitcher went all seven innings giving up four hits and striking out two batters. Trantham was named pitcher of the game. At the plate, Matthew Maldonado went 1-2 with one RBI and one run scored. And Zach Robert went 1-2 with one double and three runs batted in. Robert was named hitter of the game. Also to note, Izaiah Faz made two great catches in left field by tracking down the baseball. Watch his first nice play in the video below:

A battle of the pitchers resulted in a 1-1 tie for Game 3 at Texas Lutheran between San Antonio Kings and DBAT Schkade. Kings LHP Jaydan Martinez threw seven innings striking out one and giving up four hits. He walked one batter and gave up no earned runs. DBAT RHP Ryan Walls threw seven innings as well striking out two. He walked two batters and gave up one earned run. Both Martinez and Walls were named players of the game.

DBAT Robertson defeated Brazos River Wranglers, 14-4, in Game 4 at Texas Lutheran. Heston Kjerstad went 1-3 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored. Josh Thurman went 2-4 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored on his way to hitter of the game. Pitcher of the game was Chandler Kramer who threw one inning and struck out one. He also went 1-1 at the plate with an RBI single.

Texas State

In Game 1 at DBAT Robertson defeated DBAT Schkade, 9-6. For Schkade, Diego Muniz went 1-3 with a home run and three runs batted in. Patrick Miner threw four innings striking out five and giving up four hits and two runs. For Robertson, Luke Scaggs came in relief to get the win. He threw three two-hit innings and struck out seven. He allowed no runs on his way to pitcher of the game. On offense, Jimmy Glowenke went 3-4 with one double and two runs batted in. Braxton Fulford went 1-3 with one home run (see below) and two runs batted in. Both Glowenke and Fulford were named hitters of the game.

Jerad Mack tossed a no-hitter in Game 2 at Texas State as Rebels Nation defeated LBA Smith, 3-1. The right-handed pitcher threw all seven innings striking out just as many (7) and walking four batters. You can watch the final strikeout below. Mack was named player of the game for his dominant performance.

Game 3 at Texas State ended in a 10-9 victory for Woodlands Express 2017 over Dallas Dodgers 17 Black. For the Dodgers, Alex Moore went 3-3 with one triple, one double, one RBI and three runs scored. For the Express, John Beaudion went 3-3 with three doubles, three runs batted in, two stolen bases, and two runs scored. Tyler Davis went 2-3 with one triple, one double, one RBI, and two runs scored. All three were named hitters of the game.

In Game 4 at Texas State, Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon defeated Cooperstown Cobras, 4-1. Kyle McShaffry went 2-3. Zachary McAdams went 1-2 with a solo home run which you can see in the fan submitted video below. McAdams was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Blake Brogdon threw seven innings and struck out four. He gave up three hits and one run on his way to pitcher of the game.

In Game 5 at Texas State, San Antonio Angels 16U defeated Houston Athletics 2018, 3-1. Carlos Flores pitched five innings allowing just two hits and one run while striking out six. Flores picked up the win and was named pitcher of the game. His counterpart, Cole McMillan, threw four innings allowing three hits and two runs while striking out seven. Coyote Jimenez picked up the save going two scoreless innings striking out two. Jack Neely went 2-3 with one triple and two runs scored. Jake Ritchie went 1-3 with a double and the two go-ahead runs batted in. Neely and Ritchie were named hitters of the game. Other contributors were Angels’ Reid Romine (2-2 with one RBI) and Athletics’ Tony Gomez (1-2 with one RBI).