NACOGDOCHES -- The Lindale Eagles scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the ninth inning to secure a 3-1 win over Nacogdoches in District 16-5A baseball action Monday night.
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TEXARKANA -- Longview got the best start imaginable in Friday's District 15-5A game at Texas High. It scored four runs in the top of the first inning.
The Tigers got the last laugh in a 9-6 win.
LINDALE -- Free from sharing a baseball district with the Class 6A powerhouses of the northern Houston suburbs for the first time in a decade, the Lufkin Panthers appear to be falling in love with their new home.
That was made abundantly clear in Friday night's 15-1, five-inning rout of Lindale, which kept Lufkin (13-2, 4-0) all alone in first place in District 16-5A. The Panthers have now outscored four of its new league counterparts, 42-1.
NEW WAVERLY -- Fans attending Elkhart's District 21-3A game at New Waverly were not late for dinner.
Elks senior pitcher Mason Huffines earned a complete game shutout in the team's 1-0 win Wednesday. He accomplished the feat with just 59 pitches and did not record a single strikeout.
LONGVIEW -- Marshall needed every run, but it got the job done against Longview to get a needed District 15-5A win by a score of 5-4.
LONGVIEW -- White Oak probably figured it could do a little damage after loading the bases with no outs in the top of the sixth against chief rival Spring Hill.
Baseball is a game filled with compromise. Very few situations are as good or as bad as they initially seem.
Tuesday provided an exception.
CENTER -- The weather finally broke Monday and, with a lot of hard labor from Center's coaching staff in the final hours, the Roughriders and Carthage were able to play their highly anticipated game.
It was worth the wait.
No. 14 Center edged the No. 24 Bulldogs with a hit-and-run, a throwing error and a close play at home plate all in one sequence for a 6-5, walk-off win in District 19-4A action.
NEW WAVERLY -- Robin Grant's two-run home run in the top of the sixth helped Elkhart to a 2-1 win over New Waverly on Monday night in District 21-3A action.
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