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Americus Travelers Baseball Club
2018 13 and Under - Spring/Summer Season Log
Season Record: 12-4


April 21, 2018 - Screven County Gamecocks

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated the Screven County Gamecocks, 7-2, in their opening game for the 2018 campaign. Americus would plate one in their initial at-batter, with Jaxson Haire singling on a 2-2 count. Caden King led with three hits in three at-bats.

Pitching: Peyton Tompkins allowed a pair of hits and pair of runs over two frames. He walked one and sent three back to the dugout.


April 21, 2018 - Eagle Outlaws

The 13U Travelers of Americus won against the Eagle Outlaws, 14-7. Americus would steal the lead late in the game; they were down 7-6 in the bottom of the fourth when Jaxson Haire doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring a pair of runs. The Travelers earned the victory, even though the Outlaws had plated four in their initial at-batter. Americus would post 13 hits total in the contest. Peyton Tompkins, Owen Lamb and Tripp Thomas all contributed multiple hits. Lamb and Tompkins both had three.

Pitching: Landon Kight went two innings; he allowed six runs, six hits, walked one and sent one back to the dugout.


April 22, 2018 - Lynx 13U

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated Lynx 13U, 11-10. The contest was knotted at ten in the bottom of the fifth frame when Caden King singled on a 1-2 count, plating one. The Travelers would post 17 hits total in the contest; Thomas "Chewy" Willis, Landon Kight, King, Gavin Lacey, Cole Whatley and Chase Ledger all posted multiple hits (Kight and Willis each had three).

Pitching: Thomas "Chewy" Willis went one and 1/3 innings, allowing seven score on five hits and sending three back to the dugout.


April 22, 2018 - Eagle Outlaws

The Travelers 13U of Americus lost to the Eagle Outlaws, 11-2. Chase Ledger contributed a pair of hits in three at-bats.

Pitching: Cole Whatley went three innings; he allowed six hits and three runs and sent a pair back to the dugout.


April 28, 2018 - Roswell Green Hornets

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated the Roswell Green Hornets, 12-10. The Travelers began their scoring in their initial at-batter; Cole Whatley hit into a fielder's choice. One run scored. Americus was trailing 10-9 in the bottom of the 5th frame when Jaxson Haire doubled on the first pitch of his at-bat, plating a pair. The Travelers posted 14 hits total - Owen Lamb, Tripp Thomas, Thomas "Chewy" Willis and Landon Kight had multiple hits. Thomas and Lamb each contributed three.

Pitching: Caden King went three innings, allowing three on three hits, one walk and sent a pair back to the dugout.


April 28, 2018 - Battle Tek

The 13U Travelers of America defeated BattleTek, 19-3. Americus scored in their initial at-batter, plating one on a hit by Thomas "Chewy" Willis. The team than plated six in their third frame via hits from Jaxson Haire, Willis, Peyton Tompkins, Cole Whatley and Chase Ledger. Americus posted 16 hits in this contest; Willis, Whatley, Tompkins, Dylan Davis and Ledger all had multiple hits. Whatley and Willis contributed three each.

Pitching: Landon Kight went three innings, allowing three on four hits while walking one and sending one back to the dugout.


April 29, 2018 - Team One Prospects

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated the Team One Prospects, 10-3. The Orange and Navy scored in their initial at-batter; Jaxson Haire doubled on a 2-0 count and plated one. Americus would post four more in their second frame, led by a hit from Chase Ledger and a grounder by Thomas "Chewy" Willis. Haire contributed a pair of hits in three at-bats. Cole Whatley made the most plays with 13. Americus didn't commit any errors in the contest.

Pitching: Chase Ledger went six innings. He allowed three runs, five hits, walked one and sent 13 back to the dugout.


April 29, 2018 - North Georgia Raiders

The 13U Travelers of Americus lost to the North Georgia Raiders, 3-2. The Orange and Navy would score first in their initial at-batter - Thomas "Chewy" Willis doubled on the first pitch, plating one. Americus would then score one in their fourth frame; Owen Lamb singled on an 0-1 count, plating one. Tripp Thomas, Lamb, Chase Ledger, Willis and Jaxson Haire each contributed a hit.

Pitching: Cole Whatley went six and 1/3 innings, allowing four hits, three runs and sent seven back to the dugout.


May 5, 2018 - 5 Tool Baseball

The Americus Travelers 13U shutout 5 Tool Baseball, 12-0.


May 5, 2018 - Bullpen Bandits

The Travelers 13U of Americus defeated the Bullpen Bandits, 4-3. In their initial at-batter, Chase Ledger drove in a run with a single. Americus took the lead late. The game was knotted 3-3 with the Travelers in the bottom of the fifth when Owen Lamb hit on an 0-1 count, plating one run. Americus posted nine hits total. Multiple came from Ledger and Caden King; Ledger went 3-for-3.

Pitching: Jaxson Haire went three innings; he allowed no runs, four hits, no walks and sent one back to the dugout.


May 6, 2018 - 5 Tool Baseball

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated 5 Tool Baseball, 9-7. The Travelers put score up in their initial at-batter; Thomas "Chewy" Willis doubled on an 0-1 count, plating one. Americus would score five in their third frame. Owen Lamb, Caden King and Landon Kight all contributed runs-batted-in. Kight, King, Cole Whatley and Willis each posted a hit.

Pitching: Owen Lamb went three and 1/3 innings. He allowed six hits, seven runs and sent seven back to the dugout.


May 6, 2018 - Young Guns Baseball

The Travelers 13U of Americus defeated Young Guns Baseball in a 9-0 shutout. The Travelers got the scoring started in their initial at-batter via a sac fly from Thomas "Chewy" Willis which plated one. Americus posted six runs in their second frame via singles from Chase Ledger and Willis, a groundout by Dylan Davis, an error on a ball put in play by Tripp Thomas, and a double by Cole Whatley. The Orange and Navy would post nine hits; Whatley and Caden King each had multiple. King and Whatley posted a pair each. The Travelers committed no errors in the contest.

Pitching: Chase Ledger pitched five innings; he allowed three hits, no runs, no walks and sent eight back to the dugout.


May 6, 2018 - Bullpen Bandits

The Travelers 13U of Americus defeated the Bullpen Bandits, 9-8. Americus posted 11 hits total in the contest. Tripp Thomas, Chase Ledger and Thomas "Chewy" Willis had multiple; Ledger and Thomas each had three.

Pitching: Cole Whatley went six innings; he allowed eight runs on ten hits and sent three back to the dugout.

With this game, the Travelers win the Grand Slam Bring The Hits Baseball Classic.


May 19, 2018 - Big League Xpress

The Americus Travelers 13U defeated the Big League Xpress, 10-2. Americus got things going in their initial at-batter; Chase Ledger reached via a dropped third strike. The Travelers would post four in their fourth; Landon Kight hit a home run and Jaxson Haire hit a double. Ledger would hit a home run in the Travelers third frame. Kight, Ledger, Cole Whatley, Dylan Davis, Caden King, Haire, Thomas "Chewy" Willis and Tripp Thomas each had one hit in the contest.

Pitching: Jaxson Haire went three innings, allowing no runs, one hit and one walk.


May 19, 2018 - Fairhope Pirates

The 13U Travelers of Americus lost to the Fairhope Pirates, 4-2. Dylan Davis, Gavin Lacey, Caden King, and Owen Lamb each had one hit. The Travelers did not commit a single error in the contest.

Pitching: Caden King went five innings; he allowed nine hits, four runs, and sent three back to the dugout.


May 20, 2018 - Fairhope Pirates

The Americus Travelers 13U lost to the Fairhope Pirates, 8-4. Peyton Tompkins hit a home run in the Travelers third frame. Tompkins and Tripp Thomas each had two hits in the game.

Pitching: Chase Ledger went two and 1/3 innings. He allowed five hits, five runs and sent three back to the dugout. Cole Whatley pitched one and 1/3 innings.