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June 13, 2013

Putting on a Show

Corbin Minor and Little League tournaments open with some prime time action

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

After being pushed back a day due to inclement weather, the Corbin Little League Tournament got underway Tuesday with three games on the schedule.

When all was said and done, three teams saw their season come to an end, but three others kept hopes of capturing a tournament title alive for at least another game.

In Little League (11-12 year old) action, Dr. Pepper shutout Hometown Bank to earn the 4-0 win, while in the Minor League (9-10 year old) division, the Diamondbacks eliminated the Marlins (13-6), while the Red Sox knocked off the Reds.

Dr. Pepper 4, Hometown Bank 0

In the opening game of the Little League tournament, Jayson Stancil did the dirty work on the mound for Dr. Pepper, while Zack Hash led the way at the plate.

Stancil went the distance for Dr. Pepper, giving up just four hits while striking out 14 of the 23 Hometown Bank batters he faced. Stancil was dominant from the start striking out three of the first four batters he faced after giving up a leadoff single to Hometown Bank's Caleb Vannorstran. He was also consistent, throwing 57 of his 84 pitches for strikes, while starting off 17 of the 23 batters faced with first-pitch strikes.

Offensively, Hash paced Dr. Pepper with a 3-for-3 effort at the plate with a pair of runs scored. When it counted though, Stancil and teammate Michael Todd came through, accounting for all four of Dr. Pepper's RBIs as they collected two apiece.

Todd broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the third when he singled home Hash and Max Dietsz to put Dr. Pepper on top, 2-0. Stancil's RBIs came the at bottom of the fourth when he doubled to left field, scoring Hash and Cade Cooney to stretch Dr. Pepper's lead to 4-0.

Stancil made the lead stand up as Dr. Pepper advances to play Davis Salvage today at 5:30 p.m.

Diamondbacks 13, Marlins 6

Despite the fact they allowed six runs, the duo of Cameran Combs and Ryan Walker combined to throw a no-hitter against the Marlins to lead the Diamondbacks to a 13-6 win.

Parker Norvell was 3-for-4 at the plate for the Diamondbacks with a pair of RBIs and two runs scored. Canyon Freels was 1-for-1, but came through with three RBIs in the win.

The Diamondbacks scored four runs in the bottom of the first, but the Marlins turned the tide with a five-run spurt in the top of the second to take the lead. The Diamondbacks responded with five runs of their own in the bottom of the second and after grabbing the 9-4 lead, never looked back.

The Marlins trimmed the gap to 9-6 in the third inning, but the Diamondbacks sealed the win with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. The Diamondbacks move on to face the Athletics today at 5:30 p.m.

Red Sox 9, Reds 8

The Red Sox used a five-run sixth inning to grab a 9-8, come-from-behind win over the Reds to move on to the second round of the tournament.

The Reds held a 8-4 lead heading into the top of the sixth inning and after retiring the first two batters of the inning, the win looked like it was all but wrapped up. The Red Sox' Zack Troglen didn't want to be the last out though, reaching base on a single past the shortstop. Though they didn't record another hit in the inning, five walks, four passed balls and a hit batter eventually gave the Red Sox the 9-8 lead.

Isaac Morris was able to hold the Reds to just one run in the final three innings to earn the win.

Morris, Austin Gomez, Lauren Faulkner and Alex Garrett each tallied an RBI in the win for the Red Sox as they move on to face the Cubs today at 7:30 p.m.

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