Logan Babe Ruth League results

Logansport Babe Ruth began its season this week.

The season kicked off on Monday when Security Federal defeated Cass Red 14-8. Izak Mock and Tate Strong combined on a no-hitter in the win. They pitched around 10 walks with the help of eight strikeouts. Mock, Strong, Tommy Pasquale, Amari Gittings and Mac Collins each had a hit.

FOP defeated Pioneer 7-2 in the later game Monday. Andrew Magee and Jace Smith combined on the win. Grayson Long had three hits including a double. Magee, Brandon Fiscel and Cooper Smith each added a hit. Bryan Gluth, Tyler Zellers, Brenton Gaumer and Malachi Leal each had a hit for Pioneer.

Trophy Factory defeated Cass Blue 11-1 on Tuesday. Isaac Russell and Rylan Campbell combined on a no-hitter. Gavin George had a double and single. Jacob Taylor had a double. Russell and Peyton Zimmerman added a single apiece.

FOP defeated Cass Red 21-1 Tuesday night. Dylan Pearson pitched a four-inning no-hitter with nine strikeouts. He had a triple and two doubles at the plate. Magee had three hits. Fiscel and Ashton Shideler each had two hits. Jake Fincher added a hit.

Trophy Factory defeated Pioneer 12-0 Thursday. George pitched a no-hitter. Russell had two hits and George, Campbell, Zimmerman and Scotty Barron each added a hit.

Security Federal defeated Cass Blue 10-5 Thursday night. Strong and Gittings combined on the win. Gittings and Brady Baer each had two hits. Strong, Collins and Landon Morock each added a hit. Brock Cohee and Kyle Cohee each had two hits for Cass. Noah Preston added a hit.

Mickelson storms to lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. — Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset.

Playing his first tournament since turning 50 this month, the five-time major champion shot a 7-under 63 on Friday in the Travelers Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend.

Lefty said it was perhaps the wisdom that comes with his age that made him stay within himself instead of going toe-to-toe with his long-hitting playing partners, top-ranked Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau.

“There’s some holes I can open it up and try to hit driver, but really I just want to get it in play on a lot of holes and let my wedges take over, and I’ve hit a lot of good wedge shots this week,” said Mickelson, the 2001 and 2002 tournament winner.

Two more players withdrew because of the coronavirus Friday — Denny McCarthy for a positive test, and Bud Cauley, who tested negative, but decided to pull out after playing alongside McCarthy on Thursday. There have been seven COVID-19-related withdrawals.

First-round leader Mackenzie Hughes followed an opening 60 with a 68 to drop into a second-place tie with 23-year-old Will Gordon, who led most of the day after shooting an early 62.

Since winning at Pebble Beach early last year for his 44th PGA Tour title, Mickelson has mostly struggled, with far more missed cuts than good finishes.

On Friday at tree-lined TPC River Highlands, Mickelson made a bogey on his second hole before moving up the leaderboard. He made the first of his eight birdies from a green-side bunker on No. 5 and shot 30 on the back nine.

The Associated Press

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