Monday Baseball Roundup: Chapel Hill Edges Liberty-Eylau + More
SHREVEPORT -- Staylon Roach went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, while Landon Brunce was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in Marshall's 11-6 win against Minden Glenbrook Academy on Monday.
Marshall (4-10) scored seven two-out, sixth-inning runs to take control of the game. The Mavericks, who trailed 3-0 after two innings and 6-3 after four frames, got a triple and an RBI from Brandon Bilnoski.
Brune started and pitched two innings before Dakota Shirley relieved him. Shirley got the win, allowing one earned run in three innings. Bilnoski faced the minimum six batters in the final two innings.
Marshall plays in a tournament at Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport starting Friday.
Chapel Hill Holds Off Liberty-Eylau
NEW CHAPEL HILL -- Andrew Black recorded his fourth save of the year in Chapel Hill's 4-3 victory against Liberty-Eylau on Monday.
Black entered the game in the top of the seventh with L-E runners on second and third, but got the game's final two batters to ground out and fly out to end the contest. Braden Nelson earned his third win of the season after striking out nine, walking two, and allowing no earned runs in 6 1/3 innings.
Chapel Hill built a 2-1 lead thanks to a run apiece in the third and fourth innings. The Bulldogs stretched their lead to 4-1 in the sixth inning.
Six different players had one hit apiece: Black (one run scored), Phil Day (RBI, run), Dylan Deike (RBI, run), Jacob Melton, Zack Walters (run), and Cole Williams.
Nine-Run First Fuels Carthage's Win at Shreveport Calvary Baptist
SHREVEPORT -- Carthage sent 14 batters to the plate in the first inning and exploited five walks in the frame en route to a 13-7 victory at Shreveport Calvary Baptist on Monday.
Carthage, which improved to 12-4 on the season, scored nine first-inning runs and handed Calvary Baptist, the defending Class 2A state champion in Louisiana, its first loss of the season.
Carthage's Beaux Guilbeau went 3-for-5 with two RBIs, while Brody Colle went 3-for-4 as the Bulldogs accumulated 13 hits.
Carthage, which led 12-0 at one point, used five pitchers: JayDon Day, William Rittenberry, Blake Bogenschutz, Colle, and Jared Twomey. Day pitched two perfect innings to get the win. Twomey threw the final 2 1/3 innings.
Carthage has won four games in a row after losing two consecutive contests.