Saturday, April 28, 2012

Tebow Hunt Hits 1st Grand Slam of the FC Dixie Youth Season

Batter Colby Guice on Opening Night
April 28, 2012


ROXIE, MS -  After 'tossing out' the first pitch of the season during the recent 50th year celebration ( see this article) the Franklin County Dixie Youth Baseball League field in Bude, Ms has continued to be a fun and exciting place to watch some great baseball. 


Yankees Major League player Tebow Hunt hit the first Grand Slam home run of the season on Friday night in an exciting game.  As the season continues to progress - players such as - Colby Guice hit the first homerun of his career; Jason McKinney hit his second homerun of the season: Corey Ward, Cleint Petty and J'wan Mackey also hit for homeruns. 


In a Minor League game between Southern Bath & Kitchen (9 runs) & Franklin Advocate (6 runs) the winning pitcher for Southern Bath - Ashton Arnold struck out 14 batters in route to the win; moving his pitching record to 4-0. At the plate, Arnold also hit for a triple. 


Winning pitcher - Jacob McDaniel (2-0 record) struck out 11 batters in route to a Major League win for the Yankees (9 runs) over the Athletics (3 runs).  



MINOR LEAGUE TOP 10 BATTING AVERAGES (for more info click here) 


1) 615 COLBY GUICE
2) 400 BRADEN WHITEHEAD
3) 375 JAQUAN BROWN
4) 364 SAWYER CAMPBELL
4) 364 WYATT MARTIN
6) 333 KASON CLARK
6) 333 ZACH COTHREN
6) 333 SYMON DAVIS
6) 333 BRADEN TYSON
6) 333 JETT WATTS


MAJOR LEAGUE TOP 10 BATTING AVERAGES


1) 667 KAIL JORDAN
2) 632 TEBOW HUNT
3) 444 J. J. STARKS
4) 438 JACOB McDANIEL
5) 429 CHASE FREEMAN
5) 429 JACE WATTS
7) 400 BRONSON SMITH
8) 385 SHOD GREEN
9) 333 JACOB CLANTON
9) 333 JADEN NORMAN


Recap SCORES FROM 4/27/12


COACH PITCH
GATOR SIGNS 16 - PEOPLES BANK 9
Inside the Park Homeruns: Corey Ward (GS); Client Petty (PB); 
J'wan Mackey - 2 (PB)


MINOR LEAGUE
SOUTHERN BATH & KITCHEN 9 - FRANKLIN ADVOCATE 6
Winning Pitcher: Ashton Arnold (4-0) 14 strikeouts
Doubles: Zach Cothren - 2 (SBK); Jett Watts (FA)
Triples: Ashton Arnold (SBK); Jaquan Brown (SBK)
Multiple Hits: Zach Cothren - 2 (SBK)


MAJOR LEAGUE
YANKEES 9 - ATHLETICS 3
Winning Pitcher: Jacob McDaniel (2-0) 11 strikeouts
Doubles: Jace Watts (A)
HomeRuns: Tebow Hunt (Y) (2nd) Grandslam
Multiple Hits: Tebow Hunt (Y) - 3; Shod Green (Y) - 2


Additional scores, game schedules and reports can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/187700547941994 




Source: FCNews Staff Reporter