Baseball/Softball Roundup: Longview Drops Crosstown Rival Pine Tree + More
LONGVIEW — Reid Russell homered and drove in three runs to lead Longview to a 9-3 win over crosstown rival Pine Tree on Tuesday night.
Ben Woolley doubled twice and had two RBIs, while Tre Allen tripled and drove in a run for the Lobos.
Spencer Barton got the win on the mound. He allowed two runs on three hits with four strikeouts and three walks in five innings. Barton was also 1-for-3 with an RBI at the plate.
Spencer Andersen was 2-for-3 with a homer, and Mason Liu doubled twice for Pine Tree. Jake Oden suffered the loss on the mound for the Pirates.
Longview competes in the Texas High Challenge this weekend in Texarkana. The Lobos’ first game is against Lake Hamilton, Ark., at 3 p.m. Friday.
Pine Tree, meanwhile, takes part in Kilgore’s Oil Belt Classic this weekend.
Brownsboro Edges Wills Point
BROWNSBORO — Chris Davis had two extra-base hits to lead the Brownsboro Bears to a 6-5 win over Wills Point on Monday.
Davis tripled in the first inning and added a double in the sixth. Davis, Ryan Covington and Aaron Sherman combined for five hits and four RBIs in the win.
Raul Gutierrez recorded the win, allowing no runs with one strikeout in 2-3 innings.
Brownsboro is back in action Thursday-Saturday at the Arp tournament.
Beau Craig Pitches Tatum Past Overton
TATUM — Beau Craig struck out 13 and allowed just one hit in six innings to lead Tatum to a 5-0 win over Overton on Tuesday.
Craig improved to 2-0 on the year for Tatum, which improved to 2-2 overall.
Dusty Richardson was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Brett Roberts knocked in a run for the Eagles.
Tatum returns to action this weekend at the Elysian Fields tournament. Overton, meanwhile, participates in the Union Grove tournament.
Brookeland Downs Chireno
CHIRENO — Brookeland spoiled Chireno’s home opener with a 10-0 win in five innings on Tuesday night.
The lone bright spot for Chireno was its pitching staff, which fanned nine batters.
Chireno plays host to Wells on Friday.
Bullard Brook Hill Smashes Tyler T.K. Gorman
TYLER — Kendall Kerns homered twice and had nine RBIs in Bullard Brook Hill’s 36-1 trouncing of Tyler T.K. Gorman on Tuesday.
Kerns finished the night 2-for-5 with two runs scored. Drew Robertson went 4-for-6 with a homer, seven RBIs and six runs scored. Mike Greening and Collin Mondrik each had five hits and four RBIs, while Daniel Priddy with 3-for-4 with four RBIs and four runs scored.
Brook Hill (6-10 scored 19 runs alone in the first inning, and finished the night with 29 hits.
Priddy got the win for the Guard, allowing one run and three hits with six strikeouts in three innings. Seth Brasher pitched two scoreless innings of relief.
Brook Hill faces Lufkin Hudson and Pollok Central at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches.
T.K. Gorman takes part in the Mahlon Acres Tournament this weekend in Henderson. The Crusaders’ first game is against White Oak at 2 p.m. Thursday.
Devin Horton + Huntington Beat Elysian Fields 11-8
ELYSIAN FIELDS — Devin Horton went 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored, and four walks as Huntington downed Elysian Fields 11-8 on Tuesday.
Huntington had eight hits and 12 walks to score its 11 runs. Zach Dennis struck out five in 2 2/3 innings to earn the win.
Dennis and teammate Jason Williams each had a single and two RBIs. Paul Fernandez singled, walked, was hit by a pitch, knocked in a run, and scored twice. Justin Rodgers singled, drove in one, and scored two.
Winnsboro Tops Mount Vernon, 7-5
MOUNT VERNON — Jeremy Lawrence pitched a complete game to lead Winnsboro to a 7-5 win at Mount Vernon on Tuesday.
Lawrence struck out six and walked two. Winnsboro’s Jake McMillan went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while teammate Landon Bright was 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Lindale Stifles Gilmer, 3-0
LINDALE — Kris Bond’s two-run triple in the fourth inning was the big knock in Lindale’s 3-0 shutout of Gilmer on Tuesday.
Lindale’s Chase Brown had two strikeouts and no walks in three innings to get the win, while Dalton Sanchez struck out one and walked none in a three-inning save.
Lindale’s Jesse Valdez singled, walked, and scored once. Jon French singled, stole a base, and scored once.
Riley Smith’s No-Hitter Leads Lufkin Hudson Past Crockett
HUDSON — Riley Smith struck out 12 and walked one in a no-hit effort to lead Lufkin Hudson to a 10-0 shutout of Crockett on Monday.
Hudson scored seven third-inning runs to build a large lead. Blake Nerren hit two doubles, while Anthony Doss, Gentry Ford, and Kristian Morado each had an RBI single.
Elysian Fields Scores Win Over Harleton
ELYSIAN FIELDS — Bailee Fry and Devin Gonzalez each drove in two runs, leading Elysian Fields to a 9-4 win over Harleton on Tuesday.
Kaylee Prather was 2-for-4 with a triple, Kaycee Bailey had an RBI double and Montana Methvin knocked in a run for Elysian Fields.
Jane Harris was the winning pitcher as she and Keely Howard combined to allow just earned runs on seven hits.
Baylee Cochran led Harleton with a 3-for-4 performance at the plate. Claire Jackson was 1-for-3 with an RBI in the losing effort.
Elysian Fields takes part in the Texas Two-Step tournament in Longview this weekend, while Harleton plays host to New Diana on Friday.
Edgewood Rolls Past White Oak
EDGEWOOD — Kasandra Young homered and had three RBIs, leading Edgewood to an 11-1 win in five innings over White Oak on Monday.
Chelsie Foster was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored and Brittany Thompson went 2-for-4 with a run and two steals for Edgewood.
Hannah Jameson got the win, allowing a run on five hits with four strikeouts and two walks in five innings.
Edgewood takes part in the Highway 80 Showdown tournament this weekend, taking place in both Edgewood and Wills Point. White Oak, meanwhile, participates in the Hallsville tournament.
Lufkin Edges A&M Consolidated, 7-6
COLLEGE STATION — Lufkin came away with a 7-6 victory at A&M Consolidated on Tuesday.
Lufkin pitchers Alex Flores and Emily Stafford led the Lady Panthers to the win.
Mineola Shuts Out Troup, 4-0
MINEOLA — Rikkilyn Hass struck out eight batters to lead Mineola to a 4-0 shutout of Troup on Tuesday.
Mineola’s Marisa Ledkins hit an inside-the-park home run.