Hawks total team effort results in 14-1 win over Liberty-Eylau

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The Pleasant Grove Hawks baseball team put together a total team effort Tuesday at Hawk Field resulting in a 14-1 , 10-run-rule 5 inning win over visiting cross town rival Liberty-Eylau.

Pleasant Grove (19-4-1, 10-0) is now 2 games in first place ahead of second place LE in the district standings with 5 district games remaining.

The Hawks winning pitcher was sophomore Jarret Halter. Halter (9-0) did not allow an earned run.

Halter gave his teammates a lot of credit

“I just tried to fill up the strike zone and let my defense do their job like they always do,” Jarret Halter, Pleasant Grove winning pitcher said.

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The Hawks had 12 hits. Brenton Clark was 2-for-3 with a grand slam home run and double. Hunter Rose hit a 3 run home run. Halter had a 2 RBI single. Buck Anderson was 1-for-one, Spencer Browning was 2-for-3 and Ty Boozer was 1-for-two.

Brenton Clark commented on his grand slam

“The bases were loaded and I knew we were up,” Brenton Clark said. “It was an inside fastball and there was 1 out and I was just trying to hit it to the outfield. He gave me a good ptich and I got my barrel out and it just kept carrying.”

Hawks head baseball coach Riley Fincher was said his Hawks are improving

“That team over there (Liberty-Eylau) is extremely well coached and very talented but I can’t say enough about our team and they’re improving every time they walk out on to the field and offensively tonight it was a hug night for us.


Plesant Grove will play Lonoke (Arkansas) tonight at Henderson State University at 6 p.m. The game will be live on 94.1 FM ESPN-Texarkana.