Baseball: Lufkin Edges Longview + Bullard Brook Hill Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep
LUFKIN -- The Lufkin Panthers earned a 4-3 win over Longview on Saturday in non-district baseball action at Morris Frank Park.
Britty Stoval went 2-for-3 and scored two runs to lead Lufkin (14-13) at the plate. Parker Ford and Caleb Guzman each had RBIs for the Panthers.
Casey Menshew started for Lufkin and went three innings. He allowed one run on four hits and walked one. Hunter Wood pitched the next two innings, allowing one run on three hits with two strikeouts. Tyler Stubblefield worked the game's final two innings for the save. He surrendered one unearned run on one hit and struck out four.
Markell Dillinger suffered the loss in relief for Longview (14-11), allowing four runs on four hits with two strikeouts and two walks in two innings. Starter Ben Woolley pitched three shutout innings, surrendering two hits with three strikeouts.
Spencer Barton led the Lobos at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a run scored. Woolley had two hits and an RBI, and Austin Attaway drove in a run in the losing effort.
Lufkin returns to the diamond Friday at Conroe in its regular-season finale, while the Lobos wrap up the regular season Friday at Rockwall.
Bullard Brook Rolls to Sweep of McKinney Christian
McKINNEY -- The Bullard Brook Hill Guard cruised to a doubleheader sweep of McKinney Christian on Friday, earning 19-2 and 16-0 wins.
In the opener, Drew Robertson and Blake Maddox each drove in four to lead Brook Hill at the plate. Mike Greening, Clayton Engel, Kendall Kerns and Quintin Pile all had two RBIs.
Five pitchers -- Pile, Collin Mondrik, Greening, Engel and Kerns -- combined to hold down the McKinney Christian lineup. The five allowed two runs on six hits with 12 strikeouts and three walks in seven innings.
It was more of the same in the second game. Maddox, Jonah Gonzales, Pile and Daniel Priddy all had three RBIs, while Mondrik and T.J. Dunks each drove in two.
Priddy went all five innings on the mound, allowing just one hit with 11 strikeouts and two walks.
Brook Hill's season continues Tuesday at home against Nacogdoches Central Heights.