Friday Baseball + Softball Roundup: Frankston’s Jordan Thomas records a no-hitter
HAWKINS -- It was a night for Frankston pitcher Jordan Thomas to remember.
Thomas (4-0) recorded a no-hitter in the Indian's 5-0 win at Hawkins on Friday and added two RBI in the victory.
The pitcher struck out eight along the way while only giving up one walk. Three Frankston errors pushed Hawkins' base runner total to four.
Frankston is now 1-0 in District 18-2A play.
The Indians backed up Thomas' outing with 10 hits.
Thomas and Justice Bean both recorded a double and a single. Carson Chalk tied Thomas with two RBI of his own.
Frankston returns home to play Winona at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Pittsburg tops Henderson
HALLSVILLE -- Pittsburg defeated Henderson, 3-1, at the Hallsville Tournament.
The Pirates rallied from a 1-0 deficit before an at-bat with two runs of their own in the bottom frame.
Pittsburg's Perry led the Pirates with a 2-for-2 day and a hit-by-pitch got on base a third time.
Two errors hurt the Lions' cause. Pittsburg only recorded one RBI and Henderson actually outhit the Pirates 5-4 in a good pitching duel.
Pittsburg's Truit pitched the five-hit complete game for the Pirates and recorded eight strikeouts along the way to just two walks. The Lions' Dalton Goode went six strong innings while allowing four hits and three walks.
Henderson (4-7) was led offensively by sophomore Grey Briggs. He hit 2-for-2 in addition to drawing a walk.
Hallsville gets a home win
HALLSVILLE -- The Bobcats edged Henderson for a 3-2 win at the Hallsville Tournament.
The two teams traded a pair of runs through five innings before Hallsville got the decider in the bottom sixth.
The Bobcats led Henderson in hits with a 5-4 edge.
Hallsville's Brasher pitched the first six innings and allowed six total base runners while dishing for seven strikeouts. Blakeley recorded a save.
The Lions split pitching duties between Tristan Larry and Brennon Henderson. Both pitchers threw three innings and combined for five hits and five walks.
Hallsville got all of its five hits from separate batters. The Lions, meanwhile, were led by Vincent Sentmore who went 2-for-2.
Henderson opens tournament with win against Mt. Pleasant
HALLSVILLE -- The Lions walked away with a 4-2 win against Mt. Pleasant on Thursday to open the Hallsville Tournament.
Henderson was hot early with two runs in both the first and second innings. The Tigers didn't respond until the fourth inning and then added their second run of the game in the sixth.
Mt. Pleasant pitcher Grubbs got short-changed in the game. He did allow six hits and two walks, but none of the four scored runs were earned in a complete game performance.
The Lions' Vincent Sentmore, a junior, picked up the win and Brennon Henderson recorded the save with a perfect seventh inning.
Henderson's Tre' Hollins and Collin Neal were masterful on the bases. Hollins had three stolen bases to Neal's two.
Conner Dotson had a 2-for-4 day with two runs scored.
Carthage slips at Huntington
HUNTINGTON -- Carthage has gotten great pitching from Samantha Clakley all season, but it needed some offensive support Friday in a 1-0 loss at Huntington in District 20-3A play.
Clakley held Huntington to two hits against 12 strikeouts. Huntington's Erica Wright had an even better day with 17 strikeouts and two hits allowed.
The game slipped away from Carthage when Huntington's got a two-out triple and the winning run came home on a passed ball.