Mimms belts two homers to spark Red Sox

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 28, 2005

Jackson Mimms crushed a grand slam home run in the first inning to lift the Red Sox past the Rangers, 10-5, on Friday in Dixie Youth league action.

Mims finished the day with two home runs, a double and seven RBIs to pace the Red Sox, which are 10-1 on the season. Mims ripped a three-run home run in the fourth inning.

Jeremy McGinty was 3-for-3 for the Red Sox and Todd Burkett was 2-for-2.

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Dalton Burns led the Rangers going 3-for-3, while Mitch Young scattered two hits.

A's 4, Cardinals 0

Josh Ray opened the game with a lead-off home run to lead the A's to the shutout victory over the Cardinals. Ray finished the day 3-for-3 with the home run and a triple.

Wesley Hendrix added a RBI double to cap off the win.

Hunter Armstrong came away with the Cardinals' only hit.

Braves 3, Mets 2

The Braves jumped in front of the Cardinals for second place in the Dixie Youth league with a 3-2 victory over the Mets.

Ryan Smith, who was 3-for-3 on the day, scored the game-winner on a RBI single by Donnelly Walters. Walters finished the day 2-for-3. Nathan Branum also was 2-for-3.

Skylar McKeown led the Mets with two hits, while Brandon Smith, Jay Johnson and Brian Smith chipped in a hit each.


Heat 16, Gators 2

Hannah Burnette and Dana Moore hit home runs to lead the Heat to an easy victory over the Gators on Friday.

Burnette was 2-for-3, while Moore was 3-for-3. Shelby Mayes also was 3-for-3, while Taylor Merry was 3-for-4.

Whitney Boswell led the Gators with two hits.

Panthers 12, Warriors 11

Kristen Jordan hit a home run in the second inning to pace the Panthers to the one-run victory. Jordan finished 2-for-4.

Brittany Reaves, Kenyetta Peterson and Niaya Johnson all had three hits for the Panthers.

A.J. Sanford led the Warriors with four hits.

Grace Cason, Adrianna Caller, Alex Courtney and Rebecca Dicks had three hits for the Warriors.

Heat 12, Panthers 5

Dana Moore added to her home run tally by crushing two more on Monday to lead the Heat past the Panthers.

Moore belted home runs in the first and third innings, while finishing the day 3-for-3.

Hannah Burnett and Daphne Moore also hit home runs for the Heat.

Taylor Merry and Lee Ann Wigham finished with three hits each.

Niaya Johnson's two hits were for home runs in the first and fourth innings to lead the Panthers.

Kenyetta Peterson also hit a round-tripper to pace the Panthers.

Warriors 11, Gators 1

Adrianna Callen crushed a home run in the fourth inning to lead the Warriors to an easy win over the Gators.

Hannah Johnson led the Warriors with three hits.

Morgan Gibson led the Gators with two hits.

JR/SR Girls

Ballers 6, Chicks 5

The Ballers scored five runs in the fourth inning to build enough of a cushion to hold off the Chicks.

Marisha Mitchell led the Ballers with a hit and two RBIs. Rachael Williams also had a hit.

Nicole Norton, Shawnee Morrison and Tara Gibson each had a hit for the Chicks.

Slammers 12, Ballers 2

The Slammers scattered 10 hits, scoring 10 runs in the third inning to cruise past the Ballers.

Jo Hester and Kristen Edwards led the Slammers with two hits each.

Tamara Truitt and Lesha McCall scored a run each for the Ballers.


Gators 8, Slammers 4

The Gators remain perfect on the season after doubling up on the Slammers.

Erin Taylor, Katie Wilson, Jessie Langford and Holley Halford had a hit each to lead the Gators.

Abby Blackmon, Abby Martin, Courtnee Meyers and Carlysha Robinson scored a run each for the Slammers.

Dixie Minors

White Sox 15, Red Sox 5

The White Sox jumped to 4-5 on the season thanks to an eight run fourth inning to ease by the Red Sox on Monday.

Mike Smith led the White Sox with three hits. Dustin Moorehead and Andy Burns added two hits.

Luke Hamm and Brandon Miller each had a hit for the Red Sox.

Cubs 8, Orioles 6

The Cubs posted seven runs in the second inning and held off a late Orioles rally for the 8-6 victory.

Seth Glass belted two doubles to lead the Cubs. Dylan Jones, David Miller, Terrance Owens and Devorrla Posey added a hit each.

Cade Tillery and Timothy Gorum had a hit each for the Orioles.

Dixie Boys

Indians 8, A's 4

The league leading Indians scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back to double up on the A's on Monday.

Nathan Reeves and Daniel Nolan led the Indians with two hits. Thomas Nolan, Devan Chatham, Terrance Hatcher and Steven Lee also had a hit each for the Indians.

Jeffrey Stead, David Black and Zack Bell had a hit each for the A's.

Red Sox 17, White Sox 2

The Red Sox scored 15 runs in the first two innings to cruise past the White Sox.

Cordez Peagler led the Red Sox with three hits, and Cory Fields had two.

Caleb Glass had the only hit on the day for the White Sox.

Dixie Majors

Yankees 6, Rangers 1

Andrew Phelps scattered a double and a triple and drove in three runs to lift the Yankees over the Rangers on Monday.

The Yankees broke the game open in the fifth inning by scoring three runs to close out the victory.

Chris Wright had the Rangers only hit of the afternoon, while Daniel Ballard was responsible for driving in the Rangers' only run.

Red Sox 3, A's 2

The Red Sox plated all three runs in the fourth inning and held off a six-inning rally by the A's for the one-run victory.

Cory Ausderau had a RBI double for the Red Sox, while Casey Weston and Cory Johnson were responsible for driving home two other runs.

Josh Booker and Hunter Paul drove in a run each for the A's.