Lyons Midget Boys are outhomered and outscored in District 1 opener

The Lyons Midget Boys drew a familiar opponent in their first game of the District 1 Tournament at Little Fenway at Partin Park. Lyons lost two games to Twin City in the Lyons Youth Tournament. In a rematch Twin City took a 4-0 lead, Lyons rallied and jumped up 5-4 and then Twin City scored six straight runs in a 10-5 victory.

In the top of the third Twin City’s Lawson Mercer singled in a run and then Twin City hit a two-run homer to take a 4-0 lead. Lyons loaded the bases in the bottom of the fourth and Neal Braddy hit a grand slam over the right field fence to tie the game at 4-all. Ashton Luke put Lyons up 5-4 with a ground ball to the mound which scored Mason Braddy.

In the fifth inning Twin City singled in a run and then Mercer hit another Little Fenway homer in his career- a two-run smash way over the Green Monster.

Neal Braddy hits a Little Fenway grand slam
Neal Braddy gets an enthusiastic greeting at home plate
Lawton Mercer smashes a homer over the Green Monster
Bryson Stanley pitches for Lyons


GRPA District Tournaments
Lyons Flea Boys 20, Effingham 1
Lyons Flea Girls 25, Effingham 3
Lyons Mite Boys 21. Twin City 0
Dublin 4, Lyons Mite Girls 2
Twin City 10, Lyons Midget Boys 5
Lyons Midget Girls rained out
Dublin 7, Lyons Junior Boys 0
Lyons Junior Girls are already qualified for the state tourney
Lyons Flea Boys play at noon at Vidalia
Lyons Mite Boys versus Rincon at 12:15 at Effingham
Lyons MIdget Boys versus Effingham at 10 a.m. at Little Fenway
Lyons Junior Boys versus Effingham at noon at Dublin
Lyons Flea Girls versus Rincon at 11:45 a.m. in Rincon
Lyons Mite Girls versus Thomson at 11:30 a.m. in Dublin
Lyons Midget Girls versus Effingham at 11 a.m. at Effingham County