ET Baseball: Whitehouse hammers Marshall 15-4, more
From Staff Reports
March 27, 2012 at 10 p.m.
<strong>WHITEHOUSE 15, MARSHALL 4:</strong> MARSHALL - Patrick Mahomes threw five innings for the win, while Aaron Clemons went 2-for-5 with a pair of two-run homers and six RBIs en route to a 15-4 Whitehouse win over Marshall.
Whitehouse leadoff man Michael Nuon finished 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a pair of runs, while Alex Rostis was also 3-for-5 with two doubles, scored twice and was robbed of another hit. The Wildcats (13-4, 5-1) sent 10 men to the plate in the sixth and seventh innings.
Marshall (1-13, 1-5 District 14-4A), which has lost four straight and three in the past five days, trailed only 4-2 entering the sixth inning, when the Wildcats broke the game wide open after Maverick starter Dakota Shirley tired and hit the first two batters he faced before being lifted for Josh Cole.
Marshall tries to rebound on the road against a tough Pine Tree team at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
<strong>SPRING HILL 10, GLADEWATER 0:</strong> GLADEWATER - Braden Nance fanned 11, walked none and allowed just three hits, and Ben Hollas collected three hits and three RBIs as the Spring Hill Panthers notched a 10-0 District 16-3A win over Gladewater.
Nance ran his record to 5-0 on the year and was back by 10 hits. Hollas doubled, singled twice and drove in three runs, and Greg Martins and Landry Lee both chipped in with two hits and two RBIs.
The Panthers (14-4-1, 2-0) will host Gilmer on Friday.
<strong>CARTHAGE 7, GILMER 1:</strong> GILMER - Clint Cage struck out seven and walked one in six innings of work, running his record to 6-0 as the No. 2 ranked Carthage Bulldogs earned a 7-1 District 16-3A win over Gilmer.
Joey Harrison pitched the seventh for Carthage (19-2, 7-0). Gilmer dropped to 13-6 and 1-1 with the loss.
Austin Williford tripled and drove in a run, and Kolby Blissett had a two-run double for Carthage. Jared Twomey added two hits and an RBI.
Skylar Hollis doubled and Blevin Burns drove in the lone run for Gilmer. Hollis (3-1) took the loss, striking out three and walking three in three innings.
Gilmer visits Spring Hill on Friday. Carthage hosts Henderson.
<strong>HUGHES SPRINGS 8, DAINGERFIELD 1:</strong> HUGHES SPRINGS - Jacob Taylor drove in two runs, and Cody Hawkins and Hunter Hanson added two hits apiece for the Mustangs as Hughes Springs notched an 8-1 District 19-2A win over Daingerfield.
Hawkins doubled, scored twice and had two stolen bases. Hanson scored twice and swiped two bases, Trenton Shelton had one hit, three runs scored and two steals and Zach Bassham drove in a run.
Dylan Moore (6-1) struck out seven and walked a pair to earn the pitching win.
Shawn Hooks had two hits, and Josh Terry, Stone Kelley, Patrick Chavis and Cody Mcentire all added one hit for Daingerfield (6-6, 3-2).
Hughes Springs (14-2, 6-0) is idle on Friday and will host New Diana next Tuesday.
<strong>NEW DIANA 10, U. GROVE 1:</strong> DIANA - Ryan Brightwell earned the pitching win and helped himself at the plate with three hits and four runs scored, and the New Diana Eagles moved to 2-3 in District 19-2A play (7-8 overall) with a 10-1 win over Union Grove.
Brightwell (3-3) struck out 10 and walked two, allowing just one hit. At the plate he doubled, tripled and singled and drove in a run. Caleb Garrett doubled, singled and drove in four runs, Riley Matthews doubled twice, scored twice and drove in two runs and Rosser had a double, single and two runs scored.
Joe Hart went the distance on the hill for Unon Grove, striking out eight and walking one.
<strong>SABINE 2, ARP 1:</strong> LIBERTY CITY - Dusty Taylor's single in he bottom of the sixth inning plated Caleb Edney, and the Sabine Cardinals improved to 3-2 in District 21-2A play with a 2-1 victory over the Arp Tigers.
Edney doubled for the Cardinals and scored on Taylor's hit to break a 1-1 deadlock and move the Cardinals to 6-7 on the season.
Ashley Dukes (2-0) struck out 14, walked four and allowed four hits to earn the pitching win.
Sabine hosts Elkhart on Friday.
<strong>ELYSIAN FIELDS 8, WASKOM 1:</strong> ELYSIAN FIELDS - Andrew Bruce drove in two runs and earned the pitching win with a complete-game performance, and Elysian Fields moved to 2-0 in District 20-2A play with an 8-1 win over Waskom.
Austin Farmer doubled for Elysian Fields, which scored three runs in the bottom of the first and four in the sixth to close things out.
Bruce (2-0) fanned four and walked one.
Gage Meshell hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh to account for all of the scoring for Waskom. John Lumpkin chipped in with a single.
Elysian Fields (12-4) visits Joaquin on Friday. Waskom (6-5, 1-1) will host Tatum.
<strong>TATUM 3, JEFFERSON 2:</strong> TATUM - Brett Roberts singled in the bottom of the seventh for Tatum's lone hit of the game, hustling home from first with the game-winner on the sixth Jefferson error of the game to hand the Eagles a 3-2 District 20-2A win.
Jefferson scored lone runs in the first and fifth innings to led 2-1 heading to the bottom of the seventh. Blake Mosley and Ben Bode had the only hits for the Bulldogs.
Casey Roberts started on the hill, and Sam Toon got the win in relief. Bailey Fratangelo started for Jefferson, with Brayden Varnell suffering the loss in relief.
Tatum (7-7-1, 1-1) will visit Waskom on Friday.
<strong>HOOKS 17, LINDEN-KILDARE:</strong> LINDEN - Justin Howe drove in four runs, Blake Young collected three RBIs and the Hooks Hornets took advantage of eight errors to notched a 17-2 District 17-2A win over Linden-Kildare.
Linden-Kildare finished with four hits, including two from Logan Vise. Clayton Jaynes and Jordan Spaniol had the other hits for the Tigers, with Spaniol driving in two runs.