Tennessee Smith Co LL defeated Georgia Rockmart LL 8-0 on Saturday as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Eddie Rivera struck out Howie Smith to finish off the game.
Tennessee Smith Co LL secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the first inning. Tennessee Smith Co LL big bats were led by Wyatt Claywell, Rivera, Evan King, Canaan Musgrove, and Tyler Jackson, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Tennessee Smith Co LL opened up scoring in the first inning. Claywell drove in one when Claywell singled.
One bright spot for Georgia Rockmart LL was a single by Carey Tucker in the second inning.
Westen Vance was on the mound for Tennessee Smith Co LL. The ace allowed two hits and zero runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking one.
Kapp Fennell was on the hill for Georgia Rockmart LL. Fennell lasted three and a third innings, allowing four hits and eight runs while striking out four. Kaden Grogaan threw two and two-thirds innings out of the bullpen.
Claywell, Tristan Wood, Rivera, and Jackson all had one hit to lead Tennessee Smith Co LL.
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