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Published 10:45 pm Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Meyers, Ball power Yankees past Giants

Landon Meyers and Tucker Ball teamed to drive in seven runs as the Doss Fuelco Yankees won a 15-10 slugfest over the Home Federal Giants in Harlan Little League action Monday.

Meyers drove in four runs with two singles and Ball drove in three with a triple and single. Rouse added two singles for the Yankees. Gilbert and Jake Brewer had doubles. Brayden Morris, Gunner Johnson and Will Shepherd had one single each.

Ball struck out three and walked seven as he pitched 2 1/3 innings. Morris struck out seven and walked two in three innings. Johnson struck out two and walked two as he recorded the final two outs.

Baylor Varner led the Giants with a double and single. Nate Montanaro had a triple. Vincent Smith, Brennan Blevins and Wyatt Hensley had one single each.

Varner, Montanaro, Jace Brown and Smith shared mound duty.


Yankees close season with undefeated mark

The Cash5K Auto Sales and Service Yankees closed the regular season with a perfect record at 16-0, edging the Dodgers 8-7 before rolling past the Mets 15-1 in tournament action.

Shawn Carroll led the Yankees against the Dodgers with a double and single. Peyton Jackson singled twice. Christian Maggard had a double. Alex Creech and Brayden Casolari each added singles.

Creech struck out five and walked three in 3 2/3 innings. Maggard struck out three and walked one in one inning. Carroll recorded the last four outs with four strikeouts and one walk.

Liam Garland paced the Dodgers with a triple and double. Caleb Banks added a double and single. Tyler Lunsford and Tristan Saunders added one double each. Kaden Boggs and Christian Teaster each had a single.

Banks, Garland and Boggs shared mound duty.

Creech pounded out a triple and three singles against the Mets. Carroll and Jackson each had a double and single. Aiden Craig and Maggard contributed two singles each. Sedrick Washington added a single.

Maggard struck out two and walked none in one inning on the mound. Carroll earned the win as he fanned seven and walked three in three hitless innings.

Darius Akal had an inside-the-park homer for the Mets. Jesse Franks, Jayden Sexton and Akal saw action on the mound.