Lookouts Topple M-Braves, 5-4

Chattanooga Batters Get 15 Hits

Saturday, June 7, 2014
O'Koyea Dickson, who went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, hit his 11th homer of the year.
O'Koyea Dickson, who went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, hit his 11th homer of the year.
- photo by Tim Evearitt
PEARL, MS -- The Chattanooga Lookouts defeated the Mississippi Braves 5-4 at Trustmark Park Friday night to even the series at one game apiece. With the loss, the M-Braves lose a half game in the South Division standings and trail Mobile by one game with eight games to play in the first half.

Mississippi (35-26) scored four runs on nine hits. Chattanooga (25-37) plated five runs on 15 hits. For the Lookouts, Ryan Adams and Scott Schebler each collected three hits at the plate. O'Koyea Dickson went 2-for-4 with three RBIs.


The Lookouts jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first. Darnell Sweeney singled and took second on a missed catch error by the shortstop, allowing Adams to reach first. Dickson followed with a RBI-single. Daniel Mayora then singled to drive in Adams. Dickson was thrown out at third on the play. Schebler then doubled to put runners at the corners before Noel Cuevas drove home Mayora on a sacrifice bunt.

Mississippi responded in the bottom of the inning to make it a 3-1 game. Gustavo Nunez reached on an error by the shortstop. Seth Loman followed with a single to right, driving home Nunez for the Braves first run of the game.

David Rohm led off the second with a double and Kyle Kubitza singled to put runners at the corners. Braeden Schlehuber grounded out, driving home Rohm to make it a 3-2 game.

Adams singled and Dickson blasted a two-run homer in the third to extend the Lookouts lead to 5-2.

Kubitza and Emerson Landoni both walked and Schlehuber singled to load the bases in the fourth. Mitch Atkins grounded into a force out, allowing Kubitza to score and cut the Lookouts lead to 5-3. A Mycal Jones ground-rule double plated Landoni to make it 5-4.

Ryan Weber (1-2) took the loss. He started and worked four innings for the M-Braves, giving up five runs, three earned, on 10 hits including a home run.

Juan Gonzalez (1-3) tossed two frames and walk two batters to pick up the win. Tyson Brummett tossed four innings but was not eligible for the win. He gave up four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. Josh Ravin (S, 1) worked the final inning to pick up the save.

In game three of this five-game series, M-Braves right-hander J.R. Graham (0-3, 5.27) takes on Lookouts lefty Chris Reed (3-3, 3.18). First pitch is slated for 6:00 PM. Gates open at 4:30 PM.

Chattanooga Lookouts (25-37):          5 R       15 H    1 E
Mississippi Braves (35-26):                     4 R       9 H    1 E

Lookouts Sink Suns Friday, 4-2. Keeping Playoff Hopes Alive

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Chattanooga Lookouts broke a 1-1 tie with three seventh-inning runs, and won a 4-2 series finale over the Jacksonville Suns in front of a season-high 7,873 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The Lookouts are now 69-61 overall. They are 33-25 in the second half, 2.0 games behind Montgomery, and 2.5 games behind Jackson with ten games remaining ... (click for more)

Scores: Friday Night Football

Friday Night Scores:  Finals East Ridge 34 Brainerd 6 Rhea Co. 60 McMinn Co. 7 Ooltewah 38 Signal Mountain 7 Sequatchie Co. 61 Whitwell 20 McCallie 49 Blackman 10 Baylor 47 Red Bank 7 Marion Co. 58 Grundy Co. 6 CCS 35 Lookout Valley 0 South Pittsburg 40 Bledsoe Co. 7 Boyd-Buchanan 28 King's Academy 24 Sale Creek 48 Concord Christian 6 ... (click for more)

Fire Displaces Family Of 3 On Kemp Drive

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire late Saturday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm shortly before  6 p.m.  and responded to 4605 Kemp Drive with five fire companies. Battalion Chief Rick Boatwright said the fire started in the kitchen and then spread up into the attic. The firefighters were able to bring the ... (click for more)

Michael Wilson Back In Bradley County; Due In Court On Monday

Michael Wilson is back in Bradley County, and was escorted into the Correctional Facility around 8:15 p.m. Wilson’s first appearance in court will be on Monday, at 9 a.m. in the Bradley County General Sessions Courtroom at the Judicial Complex at 2290 Blythe Ave. Wilson was arrested last week, after e ndangered Bradley County child Skyla Wilson was found safe in Colorado ... (click for more)

Pedestrians Have The Right Of Way - And Response (2)

Often I visit Gold's Gym at Chestnut and 4th Street. I  park in the theater parking lot at Broad and 4th Street.  I depend on the walk signs to get me there safely.  Most days I almost get hit by someone turning left or right coming from the exit ramp off 27 or turning right on 4th street from Chestnut. This happened yesterday as I was almost mowed down by a garbage ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Girls - ‘I Can And I Will’

Every night after the Rodriguez girls went to sleep not that long ago in a grim, rat-infested basement apartment on Chicago’s South Side, their father – a boxing referee who came to America from Puerto Rico -- would kneel beside the girls’ bed and whisper in each child’s ear. Their parents made them sleep hot-dog style, tightly wrapped in the same sheet and pressed together to protect ... (click for more)