ET Baseball Roundup: Longview edges Center, more
March 10, 2017 at 10:48 p.m.
LONGVIEW 9, CENTER 7: HALLSVILLE — A five-run third inning and a big day at the plate by Jordan Lawson paced Longview in a 9-7 win over Center.
Lawson doubled, singled and drove in two runs for the Lobos. Jordan Masterson and Yunior Reyes had one hit apiece, and Trajan Bush and Masterson both collected RBIs.
Matthew Boles struck out six, walked two and allowed four earned runs for the pitching win. Masterson fanned one for the lobos.
HALLSVILLE 7, W.T. WHITE 0: HALLSVILLE — Mason Higginbotham tossed a two-hit shutout at W.T. White, leading the Hallsville Bobcats to a 7-0 win.
Higginbotham struck out six with no walks in seven innings.
At the plate, Mason Oxsheer doubled and drove in a run and Colton Oney and Spencer Patterson added RBIs for the Bobcats.
MARSHALL 9, RAINS 1: HALLSVILLE — Cameron Haller homered and drove in two runs, Nathan Hicks doubled, singled and drove in one and Marshall rolled to a 9-1 win over Rains.
Ty Kirkland and Blake Arst added two hits apiece for Marshall, with Arst driving in two runs and Kirkland and Trevor Clark adding an RBI apiece.
Arst also earned the pitching win. He struck out three and walked one in six innings. Hicks fanned three and walked one in one inning of work.
WHITEHOUSE 7, GILMER 4: HALLSVILLE — Whitehouse used a triple and three RBIs from Mason House to rally for a 7-4 win over Gilmer on Friday.
Patty Miner added a double, single and two RBIs for the Wildcats, who scored three in the fourth and four in the sixth.
Gilmer was led by Ryen Lawhorn and Dimitri Fort with two hits apiece. Fort, Myles Chumley, Jeremy Kelly and Bryce Burns all drove in runs.
Nathan Mize shouldered the pitching loss. Bryce Cundieff struck out 10 and walked one to earn the win for Whitehouse.
PINE TREE 7, PORT NECHES-GROVES 7: LUFKIN — Pine Tree scored four in the first, but had to rally late to force a 7-7 tie with Port Neches-Groves at the Pete Runnels Tournament.
A.J. Brown had two hits for Pine Tree, and Cade Hardin, Daylon Bearden, Brown and Shaffer Russell all drove in runs.
Will Harris fanned one and walked three in five innings, and Cody Tyson struck out one with no walks or hits allowed in two frames for the Pirates.
SPRING HILL 10, DODD CITY 0: ANNA — Cade Medlin dominated on the hill for the Panthers, tossing a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts at Dodd City in a 10-0 win.
Medlin walked two in five innings, and was backed by eight Panther hits.
Trent Gregson doubled and drove in a run for Spring Hill. Jared Blake and Christian Rodgers drove in two runs apiece, and Trent Thompson, Bryson Broyles, Medlin and Austin Green all drove in runs.
PARIS 8, HENDERSON 3: WHITE OAK — Paris built an 8-0 lead and held on for an 8-3 win over the Henderson Lions on Friday.
Kaine Campbell had two hits, and Ethan Easley, C.W. Lockridge and Drew Galyean drove in runs in the loss for the Lions. Bryce Johnson took the loss. He struck out two, walked three and gave up four earned runs in 2.2 innings.
HARMONY 9, TATUM 0: WHITE OAK — J.P. Powers and Drew McNeel both doubled, with McNeel driving in three and Powers plating a couple as Harmony rolled to a 9-0 win over Tatum.
Gage Goddard had two hits, and Nick Hoelscher, Collin Jones, Trenton Hart and Spencer Seahorn all drove in runs.
Seahorn earned the win on the hill, striking out four and walking two while allowing one hit in four innings. Trevor Bishop pitched a scoreless fifth for Harmony.
KILGORE 5, CADDO MILLS 1: EDGEWOOD — Connor Martin held Caddo Mills in check at the plate, and five Bulldogs drove in runs as Kilgore earned a 5-1 win at the Edgewood Tournament.
Martin struck out two, walked two and scattered seven hits over six innings for the win.
Collin Pippen and Harlee Biggs had two hits apiece for Kilgore, with Deuce Ervin, Trae Clayton chipping in with singles. Trae Clayton, Khalon Clayton, Javen Smitherman, Martin and Jayce McFarland all drove in runs.
Kilgore (8-3-1) played Edgewood in a late game on Friday.
NEW DIANA 12, CHISUM 2: PARIS — Landon Dorman tossed a no-hitter at Paris Chisum, leading the New Diana Eagles to a 12-2 win at the Chisum Round-Robin Tournament.
Dorman struck out two and walked one, giving up two unearned runs in four innings.
At the plate, Cole Willeford doubled three times and drove in two runs for the Eagles. Jacob Burton and Dorman both tripled and drove in two runs. Tristan swain added two hits, and Jackson Sampson and Dakota DeBaun had two hits and drove in a run.
In a 14-5 win over Grand Saline, Dorman homered, tripled, doubled and drove in seven runs to pace the Eagles. Burton and DeBaun both homered, and Willeford tripled. Isaiah Martinez and Swain had two hits apiece. DeBaun drove in four runs, and Burton drove in one.
Burton struck out 12, walked two and allowed no earned runs in 6.2 innings for the win.
ARKANSAS HIGH 13, GLADEWATER 0: PITTSBURG — Arkansas High jumped out to an 8-0 lead after one and rolled to a 13-0 win over Gladewater at the Highway 271 Showcase.
For the Bears in the loss, Robby Hodges, Braiden Vickers and Daniel Robertson all had singles.
UNION GROVE 9, JEFFERSON 4: HUGHES SPRINGS — Union Grove made the most of three hits and 11 walks by three Jefferson pitchers to earn a 9-4 win on Friday.
Kase Smith, Noah Mayhan, Tanner Stanley and Kooper Smith drove in runs for the Lions. Austin Owens earned the pitching win. He struck out one and walked two in two innings. Mayhan fanned three with no walks in four innings on the hill.
In a 10-0 loss to Winnsboro, the Lions managed two hits — singles from Caleb Sampson and Carson Daniels. Tanner Stanley took the pitching loss.
HARLETON 14, NORTH HOPKINS 1: QUITMAN — Gunnar Smith hurled a two-hitter for Harleton, and the Wildcats rolled to a 14-1 win over North Hopkins.
Smith earned the win, striking out three, walking one and allowing one earned run on two hits in four innings..
Tate Atkins doubled and singled for Harleton, and Zach Wallace, Hunter Jones and Hayden Stanley all drove in two runs. Will Davis and Cade Dickeson chipped in with RBIs.
In a 14-0 win over Winona, Zach Wallace and Bryndon Green combined on a no-hitter for Harleton.
Wallace struck out three and walked one in two innings, and Green fanned one and walked one in a game called after three frames.
Hunter Jones doubled and drove in two runs for the Wildcats. Tate Atkins had two hits and two RBIs. Mason Goode drove in two, and Ted Fuller, Tyler Ray, Gunnar Smith, Wallace, Green, Dickeson and Tucker Warner all drove in one run.
OVERTON 11, WASKOM 6: NEW BOSTON — Nick Croteau tripled, doubled, singled twice and drove in four runs, Crawford Bobbitt added a double, single and four RBIs and the Overton Mustangs notched an 11-6 win over Waskom.
Tanner Lee and Bailey Martin added doubles for Overton, with Austin Boehm adding two hits and Bailey Martin and Gavin Flanagan driving in runs.
Brady Brown struck out two and walked two in four innings for the pitching win.
For Waskom in the loss, Jon Mike Hicks had two RBIs, and Jayden Prince, Jack Smith and Logan O'Conner al drove in runs.
KILGORE 8, ELKHART 2: EDGEWOOD — Collin Pippen earned the pitching win with relief help from Deuce Ervin, and Kilgore pounded out 10 hits in an 8-2 win over Elkhart.
Pippen struck out two and allowed no earned runs on two hits in four innings. Ervin fanned three in his one inning on the hill, and he, Ren Reynolds, Javen Smitherman and Jayce McFarland all had two hits. McFarland drove in two runs, and Smitherman and Ervin plated a run apiece.
In a 12-11 loss to Farmersville, Ervin had two doubles and three RBIs. Pippen drove in two. Reynolds added two hits, and McFarland and Trae Clayton drove in runs.