Wednesday Baseball: Marshall Clinches Playoff Berth + Bullard Takes 7-3 District Win Over Gladewater
MARSHALL -- The Marshall Mavericks clinched a playoff berth with a 4-1 win over Mount Pleasant in District 15-5A action Wednesday.
Jesse Andrews was the winning pitcher, allowing no earned runs on five hits with nine strikeouts and two walks in seven innings.
Tanner Arst went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored, while Rich McFarland had a hit and scored twice.
Connor Cage led Mount Pleasant by going 2-for-4.
Each teams' regular season concludes Friday. Marshall (15-6, 8-5) plays at Sulphur Springs, while Mount Pleasant entertains Texas High.
Bullard Takes Down Gladewater
BULLARD -- The Bullard Panthers continued their winning ways in District 16-4A play with a 7-3 win over Gladewater on Wednesday.
Ty Miller got the win on the mound, allowing no earned runs on only one hit with four strikeouts and two walks in five innings pitched.
Bullard (14-5, 8-1) scored twice in the second inning with the help of a Gladewater error, then added another run in the third on a sacrifice fly by Josh Chewning.
The Panthers broke it open with three runs in the fourth, which began with Cleet Browman's RBI single.
Bullard and Gladewater close out the regular season Friday. Bullard plays at Gilmer, while Gladewater travels to Spring Hill.
Lindale Edges Nacogdoches
LINDALE -- The Lindale Eagles took a 1-0 win over Nacogdoches in a District 16-5A game that completed Wednesday after being suspended last Friday.
Lindale scored the game-winning run with a Cody Rozell RBI single in the bottom of the seventh that scored Alec Ramsey.
Nash Walters, a Texas A&M signee, dominated on the mound for Lindale. He struck out 16, walked three and allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings.
Hunter McClellan was the tough luck loser for Nacogdoches, allowing just the run on five hits with eight strikeouts and three walks in 6 1/3 innings.
The regular season ends for both teams Friday. Lindale hosts Whitehouse, while Nacogdoches plays host to John Tyler.