Mims two home runs lift Braves to remain unbeaten
Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 20, 2006
Jackson Mims accounted for all four of the Braves' runs Friday with two swings of the bat in a 4-0 victory over the A's in Dixie Youth action with the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department.
Mims hit a three-run home run in the first inning, and then crushed a solo shot in the fourth to lead the Braves, which are still unbeaten on the season at 5-0, to the shutout victory.
Hunter Armstrong and Seth Glass had a hit each for the Braves.
Mitch Young, Brian Smith and Raymond Moody had one hit each for the A's.
White Sox 10, Red Sox 0
The White Sox sent 13 batters to the plate in the third inning and scored nine runs in the shutout victory over the Red Sox to claim their first victory of the season.
Da'Marcus Wilson hit a three-run bomb in the inning to help cap the scoring for the White Sox.
James Reynolds led the White Sox with three hits, while Cornally Walters chipped in with two hits, including a two-run home run in the third.
David Miller and Stephen Till accounted for the Red Sox' two hits on the night.
Comets 16, Heat 12
The Comets scattered 20 hits, including three home runs in an offensive showdown with the Heat in the Angels League Thursday afternoon at the Greenville Softball Complex.
Lindsey Gibson, Hannah Johnson and Whitney Boswell each belted home runs to lead the Comets over the Heat.
Haley Williams led the Comets with three hits.
Morgan Davis, Alexandra Courtney, Lauren Gibson, Rebecca Dicks and Tra'Nay Powell also had two hits each for the Comets.
Ashley Ballard led the Heat with three hits, including two doubles.
Hannah Burnette also had three hits.
Alex Merry, Mia Taylor, Takira Walker, Taylor Waller and Tyleshia Peagler had two hits each for the Heat.
Wildcats 15, She Devils 13
Brandi Cofer was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate to lead the Wildcats to a narrow victory over the She Devils on Thursday.
Mallory Conway, Charli Hood and Bethany Nolan also chipped in with three hits each. One of Nolan's hits was a home run in the fifth inning.
Three She Devils were perfect at the plate to account for 12 of their 22 hits on the day. Amelia Grider, Kristen Welch and Bridgejae Patterson had four hits each.
Shockers 7, Slammers 3
The Shockers managed just three hits on the afternoon, but took advantage of six Slammer walks for the win.
Kennedy Harris led the Shockers with two hits from her lead-off spot, while Karli Boulware added a hit.
Taylor Merry and Alisha Stuart had a hit each for the Slammers.
Orioles 4, Astros 3
Cade Tillery was perfect at the plate going 3-for-3, including a walk-off home run in the sixth inning to give the Orioles the victory over the Astros.
Toby King chipped in with two hits for the Orioles, who improved their record to 4-1 on the young season.
Yankees 13, Red Sox 1
The Yankees scattered eight hits and put the game away with a seven-run third inning to whip the Red Sox.
Jack Bates led the Yankees with three hits, while Kyle Beasley had two.
John Dunn, Jeffery Fuller and Daniel Hall Autrey had a hit each for the Yankees.
The Red Sox were held hitless until the fourth inning when Ryan Burkett reached on the team's only hit.
Twins 11, Braves 1
The Twins remain undefeated in the Dixie Minor league at 5-0 after belting the Braves on Thursday.
Ben Presley led the Twins with two hits, while Brady Edge helped cap an eight-run third with a home run. Presley also scored two runs.
Mike Smith, Roscoe Moorehead and Harper Vinson had a hit each.
A's 11, White Sox 4
The A's scattered 11 hits and scored 11 runs in the win over the winless White Sox on Tuesday.
Brandon Smith led the A's by going 3-for-3 at the plate, while Brian Kirby chipped in two hits.
The White Sox did have 11 hits with James Reynolds, Jerome Cook and Taylor Hartley leading the team with two hits each.
Braves 7, Red Sox 5
The Braves scored the winning run in the fourth and added an insurance run in the fifth to nip the Red Sox to remain unbeaten in the league.
Brandon Matthews led the Braves with three hits, including two doubles.
Cody Tesmer, Jackson Mimms, Skylar McKeown and Scott Bentle had a hit each.
Dalton Burns accounted for four of the five runs by the Red Sox after belting two two-run home runs in the first and third innings.
David Miller, Ryan Taylor and Ethan Gregory had a hit each.