The Pulaski County Little League All-Stars and the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken All-Stars took to the field on Tuesday at The Ward Correll Sports Complex for a youth baseball doubleheader. The Lake Cumberland All-Stars swept the Pulaski County Little League by scores 18-0 and 12-3. The youth baseball doubleheader served as tune-up games for both the All-Star teams upcoming post-season tournament runs.
In the first of two games, Lake Cumberland opened up with seven runs in their first at-bats, and kept adding to that to end the game in four innings at 18-0.
Lake Cumberland's Kade Hargis hit a perfect 3-for-3, and scored three runs. Sebastian Guzman had two hits, drove in four runs and scored a run. Kole Grundy and Jonah Brock, both had two hits, drove in two runs and scored a run. Connor Roberts had two hits, drove in three runs and scored two runs. Gage Gregory drove in two runs and scored two runs.
For Lake Cumberland, Kade Hargis scored three runs, while Connor Roberts, Gage Gregory, Cooper Stockton and Kamden Measel all scored two runs each.
On the mound for Lake Cumberland, Bryson Stevens, Caleb Shipp and Kamden Measel combined for a three hits shutout. Starter Bryson Stevens struck out five batters, and got the pitching win in three innings of work.
For Pulaski County, Levi Beshears, Cameron Dick, and Daniel Duncan had the only hits for the local Little League All-Stars.
In the second game of the twinbill, Connor Roberts led the Lake Cumberland All-Stars on both offense and defense in their 12-3 win. At the plate, Roberts had two hits, drove in two runs and scored a run. Roberts got the pitching win in two near-perfect innings of work. Roberts struck out four batters and did not allow a hit.
Also for Lake Cumberland, Kade Hargis and Gage Gregory drove in two runs each. Chase Framer hit a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate and scored a run. Colton Gregory, Jayden Taylor, and Pierce Jasper all scored a pair of runs
The Pulaski County All-Stars were led by Talon Lewis, who drove in a run and scored a run. Levi Beshears drove in a run, while Cole Cassada and Tom Henneman both scored a run.
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