MOUNT CARMEL — The Wabash Little League began its 2017 season with its annual Opening Day on May 6 at Ed Walter Field.

Here are recaps of games played during the first week.


Anderson Oil 5, Andrews Oil 4 (7 innings)

Carter Horrall came home with the game-winning run on a bases-loaded walk to Drew Gillihan with no outs in the seventh inning, giving Anderson Oil a walk-off victory May 6.

Horrall, Levi Beesley and Jaxon Browning all walked to load the bases before a walk to Gillihan drove in the deciding run.

Andrews Oil built a 3-0 lead through three innings.

Jesse Hinderliter hit a one-out single in the second inning and, later, scored on an error as Andrews Oil went ahead 1-0.

In the third, Levi Margelin began the inning with a walk and, with one out, Cohen Peter's RBI single made it 2-0. The frame continued with Caleb Schneider's RBI single to score Peter as Andrews Oil had a three-run margin.

Anderson Oil tied the game at 3 in the fourth, when Gillihan singled and scored and Satchel Taylor and Tommy Potts both drew walks and scored.

Beesley walked and scored in the fifth inning, lifting Anderson Oil to a 4-3 lead.

J.D. Bowser reached on a sixth-inning error before plating the tying run for Andrews Oil and sending the game to an extra inning.

Drew Glick and Sam Medler each produced a fourth-inning single for Anderson Oil, while Grayson Tinsley and Luke Hipsher each added a seventh-inning single for Andrews Oil.

Beesley was the winning pitcher in relief, while Peter took a relief loss.

Comprehensive Dental Care 9, Dersch Energies 4

Comprehensive Dental Care constructed an 8-1 lead through three innings en route to a May 6 win over Dersch Energies.

Owen Daugherty walked and scored on Connor Adam's double as Dersch Energies grabbed a 1-0 first-inning lead.

Comprehensive Dental Care answered with four runs in the first and third innings for a seven-run margin.

In the bottom of the first, Brodie Eads, Bradley Tice and Eli Swanson all hit singles and scored before Anthony Peach walked and scored for a 4-1 Comprehensive Dental Care lead.

It became 8-1 in the third, when Eads and Zeke Swanson hit back-to-back doubles, Tice and Eli Swanson followed with consecutive singles and Peach walked and scored for the second time.

Eli Beltram hit a fourth-inning double and Donald Downing chipped in a single as Dersch Energies trailed 8-2.

Eads went to first base on a one-out walk in the fourth before scoring Comprehensive Dental Care's ninth run.

Robert King smacked a single and Kaiden Porter ripped a triple before each scored in the fifth, helping Dersch Energies trim its deficit to 9-4.

Tice was the winning pitcher, while Bertram took the loss.

Short-Cunningham 10, Comprehensive Dental Care 0 (3½ innings)

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home scored nine runs in the bottom of the third before posting a 10-run rule victory against Comprehensive Dental Care on May 8.

Reece Linson walked and scored on an RBI single from Dakota Mounts as Short-Cunningham Funeral Home took a 1-0 first-inning lead.

Fifteen hitters went to the plate as Short-Cunningham Funeral Home exploded for nine third-inning runs on six hits. Aiden Garwood hit a home run to center field, while Mounts and Linson each ripped triples during the rally. Mounts added a double and Levi Banks and Mason Rayborn each contributed a single.

Bradley Tice hit a first-inning double and drew a fourth-inning walk to give Comprehensive Dental Care two baserunners in the game.

Andrews Oil 8, Dersch Energies 5

A three-run, fifth-inning rally sent Andrews Oil past Dersch Energies on May 9.

Tied at 5 in the bottom of the fifth, Andrews Oil received singles from J.D. Bowser and Preston Will before Jesse Hinderliter's triple chased them home. Hinderliter later scored on a wild pitch.

Down 5-2 in the top of the fifth, Dersch Energies scored three times with one out. Owen Daugherty hit a double in front of Asher Kight's single, Eli Bertram's triple and Connor Adams' double.

Kight was safe on an error in the second and, later, scored on a wild pitch to hand Dersch Energies an early 1-0 lead.

Andrews built a 4-1 first-inning lead as Cohen Peter led off with a double, Bowser reached on an error, Caleb Schneider added a single and Will clubbed a home run.

Kight had a third-inning single before Bertram drove him in with a single to make it 4-2.

Bowser reached on an error in the bottom of the third and circled the bases on a wild pitch and two passed balls.

Anderson Oil 8, Short-Cunningham 7

Anderson Oil used a three-run fouth-inning rally to overcome an 7-0 deficit and post a win over Short-Cunningham Funeral Home on May 9.

Trailing 7-5 after three innings, Anderson Oil had its first six hitters reach base in the bottom of the fourth. Drew Gillihan, Jaxon Browning was hit by a pitch, Tripp Bingham was safe on a fielder's choice, Drew Glick went to first on a walk, Tommy Potts was hit by a pitch and Satchel Taylor drew a walk. After a strikeout, Carter Horrall was hit by a pitch, while Gillihan, Bingham and Glick scored runs in the frame.

Mason Rayborn hit a single for Short-Cunningham Funeral Home in the top of the fifth, but Anderson Oil rebounded to get the next three hitters out.

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home led 4-0 after a half inning as Reese Linson hit a double and scored, Dakota Mounts and Rayborn each hit a single and scored and Aiden Greenwood drew a walk and scored.

A three-run top of the third helped Short-Cunningham Funeral Home extend its lead to 7-0. Quaid Kanipe walked and scored, Levi Banks hit a single and scored and Rayborn smacked a double and scored.

Anderson Oil rallied with a five-run bottom of the third. Levi Beesley walked and scored, Gillihan hit a single and scored, Browning walked and scored and Bingham hit a single and scored. The big hit of the frame was Glick's home run.

Gillihan and Browning also hit first-inning singles for Anderson Oil. Shade Loudermilk added a first-inning double and Linson chipped in a second-inning single for Short-Cunningham Funeral Home.


Country Financial 7, Linson Seemless Gutters 2

Tied at 2 in the fourth, Zadok Fullop drew a one-out walk before stealing second, third and home to score the go-ahead run for Country Financial, which finished with 15 stolen bases on May 6.

Country Financial added two runs apiece in the fifth and sixth innings.

In the fifth, Keller Guard, Zander Bader and Reagan Lathrop began the inning with three consecutive walks. A one-out walk to Ezekiel Johnson allowed Guard to score before Bader added a run later in the frame.

In the sixth, Tobias Fullop hit a single and Zadok Fullop received a walk. Both baserunners stole second and third as the inning continued and, later, came in to score.

With Linson Seemless Gutters down 2-0 in the fourth, Landon Hancock walked in front of Jaxson Carlson's two-run game-tying homer.

Country Financial went ahead 2-0 in the second, when Zadok Fullop walked, stole second and third and was sent home on Seaton's single.

Johnson added a single in the third for Country Financial.

Short-Cunningham 7, LaMac Engineering 6

Zayn Davis and Evan Hedge both drew walks and, later, scored as Short-Cunningham Funeral Home rallied from a 6-0 deficit with seven runs in its final two at-bats on May 6.

Elliott Acree and Blake Strine scored four of LaMac Engineering's first five runs, drawing first-inning walks before scoring and reaching on third-inning infield errors before coming home. Cameron Kolb led off the third with a walk and also scored.

Jacob Tennis walked and scored in the fourth to give LaMac Engineering a 6-0 lead.

James Brunner's third-inning single was the only hit for LaMac Engineering.

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home rallied for five fifth-inning runs on hits from Moore (single), Richardson (double) and Stuckey (triple). Logan Johnson reached on an error during the eruption, while Landon Johnson drew a walk.

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