Cardinals, Yankees (County) win Tuesday
In 11-to-12-year-old Cal Ripken action Tuesday night, the Cardinals and Yankees (County) walked away with one win each at Johnson Park.
The Cardinals beat the Twins 7-3, and the Yankees (County) spanked the Giants 14-1 in the nightcap.
Cardinals 7, Twins 3
Cardinals’ left fielder James Mancil hit a three-run home run in the third inning Tuesday night to help lead his team to victory over the Twins.
The Cardinals took a commanding 4-0 lead in the third off Mancil’s home run.
In the first inning, the Cardinals struck first scoring one run on a single from Sim Bowden to score Daniel Shirey.
The Cardinals added two runs in the fifth inning off one single and three walks to score Mancil and Jamal Mason.
The Twins managed to get on board in the sixth inning scoring their only three runs of the game.
M. Worley, Thomas and Hudson scored for the Twins on five hits.
The Cardinals sealed the win in the sixth scoring one run on a single from Mancil to score Madison Ward.
Ward and Mancil scored two runs each; and Shirey, Bowden and Mason scored one run each for the Cardinals.
Yankees (County) 14, Giants 1
The Yankees (County) scored nine runs in the second inning on their way to a 13-run win over the Giants Tuesday night.
In the second inning, E. Wood (2), C. Harris, M. Lanier, D. George, J. Driver, S. Jones, T. Ballard and C. Channell scored for the Yankees on two singles, one double and four triples.
However, the Giants scored one run in the first inning to tie the game, when Chase scored on a single from Parker.
The Yankees scored their first run in the first inning on a single from Ballard to score George. George led in scoring with three runs for the Yankees.
In the third inning, the Yankees added four runs to claim the rout over the Giants.
George, Jones, Ballard and S. Catrett all scored for the Yankees in the third inning.
Editor’s note: Complete names of players were not available when the Star-News went to press Wednesday evening.