The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 20, 2013

Greenville Lions beat Denison in home finale




Bland (girls) 12,

Wolfe City 11

  WOLFE CITY — Wolfe City’s rally wound up one run short as the Bland Lady Tigers held on for a 12-11 District 15-A softball victory on Friday.

  Wolfe City trailed 12-5 entering the bottom of the seventh and then scored six runs before Bland recorded the third out to finish second in the district standings. Wolfe City wound up in third place.   Both teams will advance to the playoffs.

  Morgen Gann led the victors with four hits and Chelsea Medcalf had three hits.

Raven Armstrong homered and tripled for Wolfe City and Sarah Andrews also had three hits.

                     District 15-A softball

Bland            001    044    3    —12 15 4

Wolfe City    100     031    6    —11 21 8

  WP: Kellie Pate, 21 hits, 11 runs, 7 ERs, 1 BB, 7 Ks.

  LP: Cheyanne Lake, 15 hits, 12 runs, 8 ERs, 7 BBs, 15 Ks.

                    Leading hitters

  B: Savannah Brixley 2-4, Chelsea Medcalf 3-5, Morgen Gann 4-5, Kellie Pate 2-5, Sara Waidelich 2-5.

  WC: Savannah Richardson 2-4, Raven Armstrong 3-5, 3B, HR; Cheyanne Lake 2-5, Sarah Andrews 3-5, Taylor Woodruff 1-3, Shelby Greenway 2-4, Savanna Wolver 2-3.

  Record: WC 14-8, 6-4.

  Next game: Saltillo at Wolfe City, 5 p.m. Friday.

Leonard 1,

Gunter 0

  LEONARD — Leonard wrapped up a District 12-2A baseball playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over Gunter in eight innings on Friday.

  Ty McKinney drew a walk in the bottom of the eighth, stole second and scored on Blake Hicks’ single for the game-winning run.

  McKinney also picked up the mound win, firing a one-hitter while striking out seven. — Reported by Johnny McKinney.

                 District 12-2A baseball

Gunter      000    000    00    —0 1 1

Leonard    000    000    01    —1 4 0

  WP: Ty McKinney, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 BB, 7 Ks.

  LP: Dakota Hunter.

                 Leading hitters

 G: C.J. Ateek 1-3.

  L: Ty McKinney 1-2, Laine Albert 1-3, Blake Hicks 1-3, 1 RBI; Colson Coheley 1-3.

  Record: L 17-9, 6-4.

Lone Oak 8,

Alba-Golden 3

  LONE OAK — Jordan Ryan fired a three-hitter and struck out 15 as the Lone Oak Buffaloes downed Alba-Golden 8-3 in District 14-2A baseball on Friday.

  Ryan and teammate Austyn Hooten both had three hits to lead Lone Oak at the plate. Hooten slugged a pair of doubles and drove in two runs. Andrew Nichols also drove in two runs for Lone Oak, which improved to 3-9 in district play.

                        District 14-2A baseball

Alba-Golden    300    000    0    —3 3 5

Lone Oak         121    211    X    —8 12 3

  WP: Jordan Ryan, 3 hits, 3 runs, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 15 Ks.

  LP: Joseph Cockrum, 12 hits, 8 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 7 Ks.

        Leading hitters

   A-G: Kyle Miller 1-3, Joseph Cockrum 1-3, Raymond 1-3.

  LO: Austyn Hooten 3-4, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs; Jordan Ryan 3-4, Andrew Nichols 2-3, 2 RBIs; Harrison Holt 1-3, Bracken Grant 2-3, Nick Goodwin 1-2, 3B.

  Records: LO 5-16-1, 3-9.

  Next game: Lone Oak at Como-Pickton, 3 p.m. today.

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