Friday’s Baseball + Softball Roundup: Lindale Gives Ground in 16-4A Baseball Race
NACOGDOCHES -- Fans in Dragon Nation were treated to a good pitchers' duel between Nacogdoches' Brigham Hill and Lindale's Sam Sittion.
The two players allowed just five hits through their seven-inning game in the Dragons' 1-0 win in District 16-4A.
Hill had a no-hitter through the sixth inning before Lindale's Jon French singled down the first base line for the Eagles' only hit of the night.
Sitton allowed one run on four hits.
Lindale has a big game coming up Tuesday at Whitehouse.
Longview Falls in Rockwall
ROCKWALL -- The Lobos had a rough go at District 12-5A power Rockwall.
Longview lost 10-1 and fell to 10-13 on the season and 3-3 in the league.
The game was fairly tight through four innings. The Yellowjackets held a beatable 3-0 lead, and the Lobos cut their deficit to 3-1 midway through the fifth.
Unfortunately, Rockwall opened the game up in the bottom fifth with three runs and added four final runs in the sixth.
Longview's starting pitcher Will Bradshaw led the Lobos with a 2-for-3 night.
The Lobos will play at Mesquite today at noon.
Brook Hill Bullies Dallas Lutheran
BULLARD -- Brook Hill defeated Dallas Lutheran, 17-1, in five innings to advance its record to 11-6.
The Guard scored five runs in the first, second and fourth innings plus two runs in the second frame. They were led by Daniel Priddy who batted in four runs on a 2-for-3 night.
Brook Hill recorded 13 hits, six walks and six stolen bases in the rout.
Priddy also earned the win on the mound. He threw 11 strikeouts and allowed one hit in five innings of work.
Jonah Gonzales, Blake Maddox and Seth Brasher each recorded a multiple base hit for the Guard.
Carlisle Keeps it Rolling
PRICE -- Carlise defeated Union Hill 17-1 in a five-inning game on the heels of winning via a perfect game earlier in the week.
The Indians scored 10 runs in the second inning, two runs in the third and five runs in the fourth before Union Hill knocked home its one scoring runner in the fifth inning.
Ty Baker and Ben Goss both recorded 3 RBIs.
Kolton Heim and Justin McMurty combined to allow Union Hill just three hits in the abridged game.
JASPER -- Carthage walked away with an 11-1 road win.
Starting pitcher Samantha Clakley pitched all six innings for the Lady Dogs and recorded nine strikeouts to six total base runners. Jasper's one run was unearned.
Carthage was led by Kacey Maines. She batted 3-for-5 with a home run and 3 RBIs.
Ashleigh Edge went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double and a RBI.
The Lady Dogs are 20-5 overall and 6-3 in District 20-3A.
Waskom Rallies From Huge Deficit
WASKOM -- Elysian Fields had an 8-2 lead through three innings of play. It lost 14-8.
Waskom used 10 runs in the bottom fifth to stun the Yellowjackets after cutting its deficit to 8-4 in the fourth inning.
Sadie Lovelace led Waskom with three runs scored, and each starter crossed the plate at least once.
Alto Tops Cushing
CUSHING -- Alto used two runs in the first inning to stay ahead of Cushing in a District 21-A game.
Starting Lady Jackets pitcher Madison Crisp pitched the full seven innings for Alto and allowed five hits. Cushing recorded its lone run in the fifth innings.
Alto's Alyssa Duplichain paced the Lady Jackets with a 3-for-3 night at the plate and made up a big part of the squad's eight hits.
The Lady Jackets are 18-3 overall and 10-0 in their league. They will take on Wells at home in six days.