LONGVIEW, Texas – Longview’s Thomas Cox scattered three hits, allowing only one ball out of the infield Tuesday as the Lobos slipped past Texas High (3-3), 3-2.
Michael Sikorski pitched five strong innings for the Tigers, yielding three runs in the fourth inning. Connor Allred went to the mound in the sixth and struck out five in two innings of work. Allred had the only hit out of the infield in the sixth inning.
Both of the Tigers’ runs crossed the plate in the third.
Razorbacks survive to edge New Boston
Arkansas High rallied for single runs in the fourth and fifth innings after blowing an early 4-1 lead to beat New Boston, 6-5.
The Razorbacks got outstanding pitching from Drake Browning, Braylon Bishop and Cody Adcock, but there were seven errors made behind them. Only one of the Lions’ runs was earned.
Brayden Dyer had two hits for AHS and scored twice. Browning and Graydon Martin had run-scoring hits for the Hogs. The Lions were led by Thomas at the plate with two singles.
PG routs, Arkadelphia, Ashdown
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Nick Voyles allowed two hits and struck out 10 in 5.1 innings Tuesday to lead Pleasant Grove (3-2) past Arkadelphia, 12-2.
Keaton Russo led the Hawks at the plate with three hits, including a two-run homer in the first inning. Ben Harmon had three hits, with two doubles. Marshall Cox had a double and single. Brock Bearden, Andrew LeGrand and Seth Hopkins had run-scoring singles, with Jackson Cobb adding a triple.
Pleasant Grove will be back in action Thursday and Friday in the Marshall Mavericks Invitational.
Ryan Galvan scattered four hits and struck out nine in four innings Monday when the Hawks ripped Ashdown, 11-1. Marshall Oubre pitched a scoreless fifth inning, striking out two.
Cobb had two hits to lead PG at the plate, Harmon had a two-run double, while Cox drove in three runs with a double. Russo also had a double.
Trinity Christian wins season opener
Paul Nix pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts Tuesday as Trinity Christian won its season opener over Lafayette County, 12-1.
Evan Miller and Jakob Martin scored three runs each, with Martin stealing three bases. Silas Nix also stole three bases and scored twice. Miller, Nix and George Cox had one RBI each.
Sierra Cooper hit a home run for the Lady Warriors’ softball team, which fell in their season opener to Nevada, 23-10. Hallie Fant scored three runs for Trinity Christian, and Anna Grace stole three bases.
Unbeaten Rains tops Lady Hawks
Pleasant Grove led unbeaten Emory Rains (8-0) after the first inning, but the visitors scored twice in the second, and two more in the third on their way to a 6-3 victory.
K Kelley led the Lady Hawks at the plate with three hits, a run scored and RBI. B Jones and K Key had two hits each for Pleasant Grove.
Carthage blanks Leopards, 3-0
CARTHAGE, Texas – Ben Witterstaetter lost a heart-breaker Tuesday when Liberty-Eylau was shut out by Carthage, 3-0. He pitched five innings, allowing one earned run and striking out five.
Spencer Aldridge threw two scoreless innings in relief for the Leopards with two strikeouts. Drew Langford had L-E’s only hit.