2 No-No's Highlight Night At Little League ComplexSALEM - In Little League Majors play, the Rotary Reds beat Wayne Steavens Construction 7-0. Logan Rubin tossed a no-hitter striking out 13 and didn't walk a batter. Mikey Planitz struck out 9 in the loss. 6 players had a hit, Layton Wayer, Rubin, Kyle Arnold, Justin Rodriguez and Eric Barum. Trent Boles had a multi-hit game to lead the first-place Reds.
The Lions Cardinals topped Americana 12-2 on a no-hit performance from Rylan Quinn who struck out 10 batters. Quinn also lead the Lions with 3 hits and Tyler Gillett, Isaac Richards, Brandon Ballard and Andrew Lybarger all added a hit. Ballard had a big two out double in the 4th inning to put Lions ahead 3-2. Cade Alberson lead Americana on the mound and threw it very well only giving up 2 hits in 4 innings of work and he struck out 5.
In Minors play, Charlie Spinner was the winning pitcher as Hunter Law Firm defeated the Elks 13-0 in 3 innings. Brogan Gregg homered and had 2 hits to lead the Yankees. Keaton Wilkerson, Spinner and Gavin Zimmerman each had a hit for the 7-3 Yanks.
In Pony League play, Marion County Savings Bank and Salem Tire combined for 27 hits, and in the end it was a 6-run final inning for Marion County that led to a 9-7 win. Weston McGhee earned the win. Nate Roth pitched the first 2 scoreless innings with McGhee following and Dakota Barthelemy closed it down. Trevor Banning, Nick Hess and Brennon Nix each had a double. Roth and McGhee had 2 singles apiece. In the loss, Kaden Wayer had 3 hits with a double, Owen Spicer added 3 singles to back a solid pitching outing from Eric Brubaker.
In softball play, Rural King improved to 10-1 on the season with a 12-1 win over Jeff Dunahee. Dealney Kell struck out 6 in 2 innings to earn the win. Kell added 3 hits, 3 RBI and 2 runs scored at the plate. Sada Graham was 2-2 with 2 RBI's, Katelynn Wilson added 2 hits and 3 RBI's while Katlyn Banning added a hit and scored 2 runs. In the loss, Kyrston Scott scored the long run in the first inning and Mackenzie Thomas had a hit.
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