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

Covenant Softball Sweeps Sewanee 2-0, 6-1

 The Covenant softball team's pitching allowed just one run in two games and Jordan Brett hit a home run in each game to lead the Lady Scots to a doubleheader sweep at Sewanee in non-conference play on Wednesday. Covenant won the first game 2-0 before taking game two 6-1. The wins give Covenant 20 on the year as the Lady Scots move to 20-12 overall. It marks just the third ... (click for more)

Covenant Sweeps Sewanee In Softball

The Covenant softball team's pitching allowed just one run in two games and Jordan Brett hit a home run in each game to lead the Lady Scots to a doubleheader sweep at Sewanee in non-conference play  on Wednesday . Covenant won the first game 2-0 before taking game two 6-1. The wins give Covenant 20 on the year as the Lady Scots move to 20-12 overall. It marks just ... (click for more)

Boyd Says $4.1 Million In County Budget Cuts Would Yield $43.1 Million For School Projects; Proposes That CSLA Move To Dalewood

County Commission Finance Chairman Tim Boyd on Wednesday recommended $4.1 million in county budget cuts, which he said would provide bond funds for $43,150,000 in county school projects. He recommended that $250,000 of the money from the cuts go to relocating Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) to Dalewood Middle School. He said Dalewood students could move to a portion ... (click for more)

Police Shoot And Kill Sheriff's Office Employee, Daniel Hendrix After Disorder At Brainerd Home; 2 Off-Duty City Officers Were At Scene Of Altercation Where Shot Was Fired

Chattanooga Police responded to an altercation at a house in Brainerd early Wednesday morning and wound up shooting and killing an armed man, who is an employee of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Police said two off-duty Chattanooga Police officers were at the scene of the disorder in the 300 block of Shawnee Trail. A shot was fired before officers arrived at 1:26 a.m. ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: OK, Sis, Off You Go

I’ve got to do something to adjust my sense of humor but fear there is not a big enough wrench. Rasmea Yousef Odeh, who is a naturalized American citizen from Jordan, was one of the principal figures in January’s Women’s March on Washington and had an equal starring role in the most recent “Day Without Women” protests in America. I’m all for equal rights for women yet I was appalled ... (click for more)