Tri-City Dodgers finish unbeaten in regular season


The Benham Lodge Dodgers completed the regular season of the Tri-City Little League with a 16-0 record. Team members included, from left, bottom row: Nathan Harrell, Barrett Baldwin, Carson McBee, Kyllian Jackson, Landon Curry and Tobey Lunsford; middle row: Byron Shepherd, Carson Clark, Liam Blanton, Elijah Creech and Stephen Creech; back row: assistant coach Tony Clark, assistant coach David Williams, coach Stephen Creech, assistant coach Michael Clark and assistant coach Drew Baldwin.

The Benham Lodge Dodgers completed a perfect 16-0 season in the Tri-City Little League with a 15-0 win Tuesday over the Royals.
Byron Shepherd pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts to earn the win on the mound. Shepherd also led the offense with four RBI on a triple and two singles. Tobey Lunsford had a triple and single. Kyllian Jackson and Elijah Creech added triples. Carson Clark had a double. Barrett Baldwin added a single.
Byron Boggs led the Royals with a double.
The Dodgers defeated the Yankees 14-6 on Tuesday.
Clark led the Dodgers’ offense with a triple, double and single for four RBI. Shepherd added three RBI on a triple, double and single. Creech and Carson McBee added one single each.
Clark struck out eight in 4 1/3innings. Shepherd fanned five in 1 2/3 innings.
Bryson Saylor led the Yankees with three singles. Brayden Howard had an inside-the-park homer. Hunter Fuson, Hayden Grace and Memphis Hudack added singles.