Wednesday, February 21, 2018

ET Baseball Roundup: Pine Tree edges Henderson in tournament, more

Feb. 24, 2017 at 11:12 p.m.


PINE TREE 3, HENDERSON 2: Host team Pine Tree rallied from an early 2-0 deficit with a three-run fifth, handing Henderson a 3-2 decision on Friday at the Field of Dreams Tournament.

Daylon Bearden went the distance on the hill for the Pirates. He struck out nine, walked two and allowed just three hits in six innings.

Hayden McAfee drove in two runs for the Pirates, and Will Harris had a single and an RBI. A.J. Brown doubled, and Pokey Best chipped in with a single.

Nick parker, Levi McGee and Drew Galyean all had hits for Henderson, with Galyean driving in a run.

Brannon Henderson struck out three and walked two in the loss for the Lions.

Today's schedule has Gilmer vs. Henderson at 10 a.m., followed by Longview vs. Center at 12:15 p.m., Pine Tree vs. Pleasant Grove at 2:30 p.m. and Liberty-Eylau vs. Carthage at 5 p.m.

The winners of the 2:30 and 5 p.m. games will play for the championship at 7:30.

CARTHAGE 1, LONGVIEW 0: Gunner Capps drove in the lone run of the game, and Dillon Morris and Seth Ballenger combined on a one-hit shutout as Carthage edged Longview, 1-0, at Pine Tree's Field of Dreams Tournament.

Ballenger had both of Carthage's hits in the contest. Jake Fidler had the lone hit for the Lobos.

Morris struck out seven, walked three and allowed one hit in six innings, and Ballenger fanned two in his one inning of work.

Thomas Cox shouldered the loss for the Lobos. He struck out five, walked three and did not allow an earned run in five innings.

In an 8-7 loss to Gilmer, Ballenger homered, singled and drove in three runs and Josh Gradberg and Callahan Baldree added doubles for Carthage. Brewster Griffith, Baldree and Gradberg all drove in runs.

Baldree struck out five and walked four in six innings.

Ryen Lawhorn tripled, doubled, singled and drove in two runs to lead the way for Gilmer. Cade Clemens had two hits, and Jeremy Kelly, Bryce Burns, Myles Chumley and Nathan Mize all drove in runs for the Buckeyes.

Trent Pierce worked four innings on the hill for Gilmer, striking out two and walking two. Kollin Hurt and Mize also pitched.

PLEASANT GROVE 12, HENDERSON 1: Pleasant Grove collected 14 hits and had multiple runs in three innings en route to a 12-1 win over Henderson.

Henderson managed three hits — singles by Levi McGee, Dalton Simmons and C.W. Lockridge. McGee drove in the lone run for the Lions.

Nick Parker took the loss on the hill for the Lions.


MARSHALL 18, JOHN TYLER 1: GARLAND — Nathan Hicks collected two hits and drove in four runs, and the Marshall Mavericks used a 12-run second inning to blast John Tyler, 18-1, at the Tri-County Invitational.

Kolten Roberson doubled for the Mavericks. Blake Arst, Caleb Valentine and Ty Kirkland all drove in two runs, and Jake McMullen, Trevor Clark, Trent Ogle, and Anthony Gonzalez had an RBI apiece.

J.J. Green struck out five, walked one and allowed one earned run on one hit in four innings for the pitching win.

In a 2-1 win over Naaman Forest, Kirkland fanned seven, walked four and allowed one earned run in seven innings.

Kirkland also homered, and Roberson had two hits for the Mavericks. Clark drove in the other run.


HUNTINGTON 3, SPRING HILL 2: RUSK — Cody Havard doubled and drove in two runs to lead the Huntington Red Devils to a 3-2 win over Spring Hill at the Rusk Tournament.

Spring Hill managed just one hit against Red Devil starter and winner Casey Boston — a single by leadoff man Jacob Moore.

Boston struck out four and walked seven in 4.2 innings. Trent Gregson took the loss for the Panthers despite striking out four with no walks and allowing one earned run in two innings. Jared Blake struck out three, walked one and gave up two earned runs in five innings.

KILGORE 6, ATHENS 2: RUSK — Ren Reynolds worked three solid innings on the hill and helped himself at the plate with two hits and an RBI as Kilgore notched a 6-2 win over Athens.

Reynolds earned the pitching win, striking out one and giving up one earned run. Duece Ervin fanned five with no walks or runs allowed in three innings.

At the plate, Reynolds doubled, singled and swiped a base. Collin Pippen had three hits in four trips to the plate, driving in a run and stealing a base. Trea Clayton had a double and an RBI. Elijah Williams was 3-for-3 with a stolen base, and Khalon Clayton drove in a run.

HUNTINGTON 10, WHITE OAK 0: RUSK — Brinden Stephens homered, Ryan Havard had three hits and four RBI and Huntington notched a 10-0 win over the White Oak Roughnecks.

Stephens finished with three RBIs for the Red Devils.

White Oak managed three hits in the loss — doubles by Taylor Meaux and Jacob Young and a single by Heath Hood.


HALLSVILLE 8, TYLER LEE 2: TYLER — Mason Higginbotham fanned five, walked one and allowed two earned runs on eight hits in five innings, and Ty Meissner knocked in two runs to pace the offense for Hallsville in an 8-2 win over Tyler Lee at the Rose City Classic.

Mason Oxsheer doubled and drove in a run for Hallsville. Colton Oney and Blaine Parker had two hits apiece, and Oney, Logan Durrett and Dylan Bailey all drove in runs.

In an earlier game, Waxahachie put together two big innings to earn a 7-3 win over Hallsville.

The Indians trailed 3-0 before scoring three in the fourth and tacking on four in the fifth.

For Hallsville in the loss, Colton Oney, Carson Chapman and Luke Lafoy had hits, and Oney and Chapman drove in runs.

Blaine Parker struck out two, walked three and gave up three earned runs in three innings. Justin Gorby fanned two in 1.1 innings.


NEW DIANA 12, VAN 4: SUNNYVALE — Jacob Burton and Tristan Swain both tripled and doubled, with Swain adding two singles and three RBIs, as New Diana rolled to a 12-4 win over Van.

Landon Dorman added a double and two RBIs for New Diana. Burton finished with three hits, and Dakota DeBaun had two hits and three RBIs. Lane Meshell also drove in a run for the Eagles.

Addison Holt earned the pitching win, striking out two and walking two in two innings. Dorman fanned two in his one inning of work.


REDWATER 9, ORE CITY 1: JEFFERSON — Redwater opened with a three-run first and later scored four in the sixth en route to a 9-1 win over Ore City.

Treston Hopper and Aaron Nigreville doubled for Ore City in the loss. Colton Weir had two hits, and Nigreville drove in the lone run for the Rebels.


ANNA 9, OVERTON 8: HARMONY — Luke Osburn doubled, singled and drove in a run in the loss for Overton.

Nick Croteau added two hits. Crawford Bobbitt drove in two runs, and Joe Clark, Bailey Martin and Austin Boehm all drove in runs for the Mustangs.

Bailey Martin took the loss for the Mustangs. Levi McCasland and Croteau also pitched for Overton, striking out a couple of batters apiece.

Also on Friday, Woodville notched a 7-4 win over the Mustangs, rallying from an early 3-1 deficit.

Tanner Lee and Joe Clark drove in runs for Overton. Bailey Martin took the pitching loss.


DEKALB 5, LINDEN-KILDARE 4: LINDEN — Wyatt Lavergne had two hits, and Lavergne, Tristen Jamison and D.J. Gray all drove in runs for the Bears as DeKalb knocked off host team Linden-Kildare, 5-4.

Deuce Schuler had two hits, and Marty Johnson drove in two runs for Linden-Kildare in the loss. Caleb Cunningham also drove in a run for the Tigers.

Dalton Hendrix took the loss on the mound. He fanned seven and walked seven in three innings.

Dalton Hanna earned the win, striking out five in four innings.

New Boston held on for a 6-5 win over Elysian Fields, building a 5-0 cushion after three innings. Jake Bobbitt had three RBIs for the Lions.

Cole Silliman had three hits and drove in two runs, and Klayton Bryan added two hits in the loss for Elysian Fields.

Bobbitt struck out eight for the pitching win. Bryan took the loss.

Jon Mike Hicks collected four hits and drove in two from the leadoff spot for Waskom in a 15-0 win over Daingerfield. Ty Carter had two hits and three RBIs. Jayden Prince added two hits and an RBI, and Jacob Norris and Logan O'Connor drove in two runs apiece.

Ben Henry earned the win, striking out three in 2.2 innings.

Liberty-Eylau used three hits from Blake Carter and a couple of RBIs from Trevarian Hodge to earn a 6-4 win over Queen City.

Kade Brooks had two hits and an RBI in the loss for Queen City.

Spencer Aldridge earned the pitching win, striking out two and giving up one earned run in five innings. Hunter Fitts fanned eight in the loss for Queen City.


PINE TREE 5, CENTER 4: Host team Pine Tree fell behind early, but scored four in the fifth inning to earn a 5-4 win over Center.

Will Harris drove in two runs for the Pirates, with Shaffer Russell and Hayden McAfee also adding RBIs. Russell, McAfee, A.J. Brown, Daylon Bearden and Pokey Best all had hits.

Cade Hardin went the distance on the hill for the Pirates. He struck out five in six innings.


NEW DIANA 10, IRVING 0: SUNNYVALE — Landon Dorman homered, singled and drove in three runs, and Tristan Swain worked a shutout on the hill for New Diana in a 10-0 win over Irving.

Jacob Burton and Swain both tripled, with Burton driving in two runs and Swain adding two singles and two RBIs. Lane Meshell and Cody Stanley added RBIs.

Swain fanned four with no walks in four innings.

In a 16-6 loss to Covenant Christian, Jackson Sampson homered, Meshell tripled and Dorman and Swain both doubled for New Diana. Meshell, Swain and Dorman had two hits apiece, with Meshell and Swain driving in runs.

Landon Ferguson took the loss on the hill.


HARMONY 13, TATUM 0: HARMONY — J.P. Powers collected three hits, including a double, and drove in a run for Harmony in a 13-0 win over Tatum.

Caleb Hart had two hits and two RBIs, and Nick Hoelscher, Drew McNeel and Gage Goddard all doubled. Hoelscher had a couple of RBIs, and McNeel, Easton Blackstone, Spencer Seahorn, Justin Wingfield and Goddard all added one RBI.

Hoelscher fanned three in two innings, and Blackstone had four strikeouts in three frames.


NEW BOSTON 10, LINDEN-KILDARE 0: LINDEN — Phillip Sissons struck out 15 and walked one in a six-inning no-hitter against the host team as New Boston rolled to a 10-0 win over Linden-Kildare.

Tyler Strain had three hits, and Jake Bobitt, Brody Chitwood and Bryce Green all drove in two runs for New Boston.

Elysian Fields used three hits from Casey McMullen and three RBIs from Cameron Richmond to earn a 5-4 win over Daingerfield.

Jay Sepuluado had two hits, and Klayton Bryan and Cole Silliman also drove in runs for Elysian Fields.

Jonathon Ramsey fanned three of the six batters he faced in two innings for the win. Caleb McCracken struck out five in three innings.

A.J. Carroll had two hits and Jansen Lancy had two RBIs in the loss for Daingerfield. Dalton Morgan fanned four in six innings. Lancy took the loss.

Blake Carter drove in two runs to lead DeKalb to an 11-6 win over Liberty-Eylau. Cody Allen earned the pitching win.

Tristen Jamison, Dalton Hanna, Logan Corbett and Ty Brown all had two hits, with Hanna driving in four runs in the loss for DeKalb. Zach Hodgson had five strikeout for the Bears.

Queen City got three hits and four RBIs from Robert Hill in a 11-10 win over Waskom. Bradley Norton and Kyle Parker had two hits and two RBIs apiece.

Jack Smith had two hits and three RBIs in the loss for Waskom. Jon Mike Hicks, Ty Carter and Ben Henry all added two hits, with Josh Martin, Jacob Reeves and Henry driving in two runs.



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