The Russiaville Youth Baseball League is leading the way after two rounds of play in the David A. Kasey Memorial Tournament.
Russiaville is sending four teams to the Sweet 16 of the 58th annual tournament, which brings together the 40 major teams from Howard County’s eight leagues.
Taylor Southeast and UCT also are faring well. Both leagues have three teams in the Sweet 16. Greentown and Southside also have multiple teams still playing.
The following are looks at Sunday’s games.
HOLL. LUMBER (R) 11, KOKOMO GLASS (SS) 0, 4 INNINGS
Nathaniel Liddell, Cody Tuggle and Alex Jackson led the way as Russiaville regular-season champion Hollingsworth Lumber rolled to the 11-0 win at Northside. Each player had a double and a single. Matt McCauley chipped in a triple.
Liddell was the winning pitcher. Brad Brown suffered the loss.
Glass had just two hits — singles by Jake Ward and Kahne Edwards.
HAGUE WATER (SS) 4, PIZZA HUT (SS) 3, 7 INNINGS
Cory Wells fired four strong innings to lead Hague Quality Water past Pizza Hut in an all-Southside matchup at Northside. He allowed just one hit and struck out 10.
Wells also had a nice game at the plate, cracking three singles. Also for the Water boys, T. Mullens had a double and a single and Nolan Smalley had a double.
Hague improved to 17-3-1.
Tre Hizer suffered the loss. D. Cannon had Pizza Hut’s lone hit.
WHITE’S MEAT (TSE) 13, NEHER INSURANCE (SS) 2
Taylor Southeast champion White’s Meat Market rolled past Neher Insurance 13-2 at Northwestern.
Nathan Keene and Josh Ferguson combined to drive in six runs for White’s. Keene belted a double and a single and finished with four RBI and Ferguson had a triple, a single and two RBI.
Also for White’s, Brandon Hansen had a double and a single, Kendall Lanning smacked a triple and Matt Harrison had two singles.