Friday Roundup: No. 1 Carlisle Baseball Keeps No Earned Runs Streak Alive + More
OVERTON -- Top-ranked Carlisle scored eight sixth-inning runs for a 14-1 victory at Overton in six innings Friday.
Class A's No. 1 Indians improved to 16-0 overall and 9-0 in district, preserving their streak of 16 consecutive games without allowing an earned run in the process.
Gunner Baker struck out nine, walked two, and allowed one unearned run on three hits in six innings for the win. At the plate, Baker singled, drove in two runs, and scored twice.
Carlisle's Zach Brightwell doubled, knocked in four runs, and scored twice, while Ben Goss had the Tribe's only multi-hit game with two singles, three RBIs, and two runs. Caleb Colley singled and drove in two.
Clay Allphin and Jayland Holland had an RBI apiece, while Ty Baker doubled once and scored three runs. Kolton Heim had a double. Shadow Sanders singled once and scored twice.
Carlisle and Overton were tied 1-1 after three innings, but the Indians score five times in the fifth inning before their eight-run sixth-inning outburst.
Carlisle visits Beckville at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Spencer Barton Pitches Longview Past Mesquite
LONGVIEW -- Spencer Barton pitched a three-hit complete game to lead Longview to a 4-1 win against Mesquite on Friday evening.
Barton struck out eight and walked three, throwing 54 strikes to 34 balls in the victory.
Barton scored the Lobos' first run after singling in the bottom of the first. Tre Allen tripled to plate Barton. Dezmond Chumley had the game's only multi-hit performance with a triple and a double.
Longview's Alex Clark had one single and one RBI.
Marshall Edges Sulphur Springs
MARSHALL -- Landon Brune homered and tossed a two-hitter on the mound, leading Marshall to a 2-1 win over Sulphur Springs on Friday in District 14-4A action.
Brune struck out 11 and, after giving two hits in the first inning, allowed just one baserunner the rest of the way.
Marshall broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning on an RBI single Brandon Bilnoski to score Staylon Roach.
Sulphur Springs took a 1-0 lead in the first on Cole Hill's RBI double, but Marshall answered right back in the bottom half of the inning on Brune's solo homer to right.
Jordan Jackson took the loss for Sulphur Springs, allowing two runs on five hits in five innings.
Marshall resumes its season Tuesday at Hallsville, while Sulphur Springs plays to Mount Pleasant.
Whitehouse Routs John Tyler
TYLER -- Eight Whitehouse Wildcats tallied at least one RBI in a 20-1 five-inning win at John Tyler on Friday.
Jared Raabe had tripled once, doubled twice, drove in five runs, and scored three times to lead the Wildcats' 19-hit onslaught. Aaron Clemons went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Patrick Mahomes was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while Jake Parker was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs.
Mahomes allowed one unearned run on one hit with nine strikeouts and four walks in four innings. Michael Nuon relieved Mahomes and pitched a two-strikeout perfect inning.
Rex Swinney was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs. Derek Clemons was 2-for-4 with one RBI. Nuon, Whitehouse's leadoff hitter, went 2-for-3 with two runs, while Peyton Conser doubled once and knocked in two runs. Caleb McNulty had one RBI and three runs.
Jerron Jones had John Tyler's only hit and scored the Lions' lone run. Nate Jacobs (4 1/3 IP) and Dustin Smith (2/3 IP) pitched for JT.
Carthage Slips By Center
CARTHAGE -- Jack Morris' two-run fourth-inning double was the difference in Carthage's 2-1 win against Center on Friday evening.
Carthage's William Rittenberry earned the win, allowing one run on four hits with six strikeouts in six innings. JayDon Day entered in the seventh inning to get the save.
The win pushed Carthage to 18-5 overall and 5-2 in District 20-3A entering the Bulldogs' league bye. Carthage plays Bridge City in Newton in Monday's non-district matchup.
The loss dropped Center to 2-5 in 20-3A.
Brook Hill Edges Edgewood Late
EDGEWOOD -- Brook Hill held Edgewood to one hit and scored twice in the top of the seventh for a 4-3 road win Friday evening.
Edgewood led 3-1 after four innings, but the Guard responded with one run in the sixth and two in the seventh. Edgewood committed five errors to Brook Hill's two.
Brook Hill's Kendall Kerns got the victory with two perfect innings in the sixth and seventh. He struck out three. Clayton Engel had five strikeouts and one walk in three innings as he held Edgewood to two unearned runs on one hit. Mike Greening yielded one earned run on three walks in two middle relief innings.
Engel had the game's only two-hit performance from the plate. Brook Hill's Ryan Young and Jonah Gonzalez each had one double and one RBI, while Gonzalez scored twice. Drew Robertson knocked in two runs.
Edgewood's Jarrod Huber allowed one earned run on three hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in five innings. Daniel Sharff received the loss in relief, yielding three runs -- only one earned -- on four hits with two strikeouts and one walk.
Jacob Sharff had Edgewood's only hit and scored two runs. Daniel Sharff and Kobe Huett had one RBI apiece.
Elkhart Shuts Out Palestine Westwood
ELKHART -- Cole Bridges pitched five innings of shutout baseball to lead Elkhart to a 13-0 win against Palestine Westwood on Thursday.
Elkhart (19-5, 6-1) had six players with two hits apiece. The Elks scored four first-inning runs and five second-inning runs, then stretched their lead to 10-0 after three innings and 13-0 through four frames.
Elkhart hosts Central Heights at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
No. 23 Winnsboro Downs Quitman
QUITMAN -- Danielle Gregory went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, while Brenda Jongsma got her 13th victory of the season in No. 23 Winnsboro's 9-4 win at Quitman on Friday.
Jongsma allowed four runs on three hits in five innings before Kim Jongsma pitched two hitless innings for the save.
Winnsboro's Kasey Thomas drove in three runs and scored once. Brenda Jongsma, Victoria Jones, and Raegan Johnson each had two hits, while Jones and Reigann Barnhart scored twice apiece.
Winnsboro (15-6-1, 6-4) visits Como-Pickton on Saturday.
Dallas Parish Episcopal Drops Tyler Grace
TYLER -- Dallas Parish Episcopal scored 10 runs in a four-inning span to pull away from Tyler Grace in an 11-1 victory Friday evening.
Grace's Kristen Mayfield and Fallon Roberts had a single apiece, while Hannah Wright had the Lady Cougars' lone RBI. Taylor Kingsley allowed eight earned runs on eight hits with five strikeouts and 12 walks in the circle.
Parish Episcopal led 1-0 after two frames, but scored four in the third and two apiece in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings to pull away for the victory.
Grace visits Dallas Christian on Tuesday before a Thursday doubleheader at Waco Reicher.
Elysian Fields Edges Waskom
ELYSIAN FIELDS -- Melody Chmiel went 2-for-2, scored a run, and started a two-run, sixth-inning rally that propelled Elysian Fields to a 2-1 victory against Waskom on Friday.
Montanna Methvin had an RBI single and Devin Gonzalez added an RBI sacrifice fly that scored Kaylee Prather during the Lady Jackets' two-run sixth.
Elysian Fields' Keely Howard held Waskom to a lone hit while striking out seven and walking one.
Waskom's Katie Good hit a third-inning solo home run for her team's only run.