Saturday, May 26, 2012

Outstanding 6 Wks of League Play - Jason McKinney hits 9th home run !


May 26, 2012


ROXIE, MS - As the Franklin County Dixie Youth League heads into week 7 of its exciting schedule, the consensus from coaches, parents and spectators that this season has produced some great little league games.   It goes from such players as Josh Guice hitting his 1st career home run to Jason McKinney hitting his 9th home run of the season.  Many other players have hit their first home run and battled at the plate for great batting percentages.  Several players have had multiple home run games such as Tebow Hunt hitting his 6th and 7th home runs this week.   Hunt leads the Majors with a 694 batting average followed by Jason McKinney at 576 and Kail Jordan at 467.  Jaquan Brown and Wyatt Brumfield lead the Minors with 471 and 458 respectfully followed closely by Colby Guice at 440. 


In Friday night action, Yankee Major League player Jacob McDaniel moved his pitching record to 5-0 with the Yankees 12-4 win over the Athletics.  Southern Pipe Minor League player Ashton Arnold increased his winning pitching to 6-1 with Southern Pipes 17-3 win over Franklin Advocate.  






SCORES FROM 5/25/2012
COACH PITCH 
J&J SAWMILL 14 - PEOPLES BANK 3
Inside the Park Homeruns: Parker Marcengill (PB); J'wan Mackey (PB); Bryce 
Barfoot (J&J); Jacob Miller (J&J) - 2; Bryce Wilkinson (J&J) - 2


MAJOR LEAGUE
YANKEES 12 - ATHLETICS 4
Winning Pitcher: Jacob McDaniel (5-0)
Doubles: Drew Johnston (A); Jace Watts (A); Justin Emfinger (Y)
Homeruns: Tebow Hunt (Y) - 2; Jason McKinney (Y)
Multiple Hits: Drew Johnston (A) - 2; Tebow Hunt (Y) - 4; Bronson Smith (Y) - 2;
Jacob McDaniel (Y) - 2; Jason McKinney (Y) - 3; Monte Martin(Y) - 2


MINOR LEAGUE
SOUTHERN PIPE 17 - FRANKLIN ADVOCATE 3
Winning Pitcher: Ashton Arnold (6-1)
Doubles: Wyatt Brumfield (SP) - 2; Chasney Green (FA); Jett Watts (FA)
Triples: Ashton Arnold (SP); Zach Cothren (SP)
Homeruns: Doobie Brown (SP) (Inside the Park)
Multiple Hits: Ashton Arnold (SP) - 2; Wyatt Brumfield (SP) - 3; 
Zach Cothren (SP) - 2; Branson Arnold (SP) - 2


MAJOR LEAGUE TOP 10 BATTING AVERAGES (AS OF 5/26/12)


1) 694 TEBOW HUNT
2) 576 JASON McKINNEY
3) 467 KAIL JORDAN
4) 432 BRONSON SMITH
5) 429 BRANT MULLINS
6) 417 J. J. STARKS
7) 394 JACOB McDANIEL
8) 382 DALTON HAYLES
9) 379 JACE WATTS
10) 360 PRESTON TEMPLE




MINOR LEAGUE TOP 10 BATTING AVERAGES (AS OF 5/26/12)


1) 471 JAQUAN BROWN
2) 458 WYATT BRUMFIELD
3) 440 COLBY GUICE
4) 433 BRADEN WHITEHEAD
5) 417 JETT WATTS
6) 381 WYATT MARTIN
7) 375 JAMICKEL MACKEY
8) 370 ZACH COTHREN
9) 333 CHASNEY GREEN
10) 296 ASHTON ARNOLD


Source: Stats FC Dixie Youth League