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April 7, 2013

Leonard Tigers nip Pilot Point, 3-2

LEONARD — Leonard 3,

Pilot Point 2

  LEONARD — Leonard scored in the bottom of the seventh to nip Pilot Point 3-2 in District 12-2A baseball on Saturday night.

  Walker Copeland, Dylan Monck and Mason Sargent had hits for Leonard, which improved to 5-3 in district play.

  Leonard pitchers Laine Albert and Ty McKinney combined for 11 strikeouts. — Reported by Johnny McKinney.

                    District 12-2A baseball

Pilot Point    000    010    1    —2 4 5

Leonard       200    000    1    —3 3 1

  WP: Ty McKinney, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 BB, 2 Ks in 1 IP; in relief of Laine Albert, 3 hits, 2 runs, 2 BBs, 9 Ks in 6 IP.

  LP: Zach Burkhoff.

                Leading hitters

  L: Walker Copeland 1-3, 2B; Dylan Monck 1-3, Mason Sargent 1-1, 2B.

  Records: L 15-7, 5-3.

  Next game: Sunnyvale at Leonard, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Kaufman 6,

Quinlan Ford 1

  QUINLAN — Kaufman handed the Quinlan Ford Panthers a 6-1 District 14-3A baseball loss on Friday.

  Bryce Evilsizer led Ford at the plate with two hits and a run batted in.

       District 14-3A baseball

     Kaufman 6, Quinlan Ford 1

  WP: Cody Easley.

  LP: Daulten Beirschmitt.

       Leading hitters

  QF: Bryce Evilsizer 2-3, 1 RBI; Daulten Beierschmitt 1-3, Colton Kirk 1-3, Colton Mosley 1-3, Zach Wright 1-2.

  Record: QF 6-14, 0-5.

Bland 8,

Blue Ridge 4

  BLUE RIDGE — Keith Pendergrass pounded four hits and struck out eight to power the Bland Tigers to an 8-4 District 16-A baseball win over Blue Ridge on Friday.

  Pendergrass fired a seven-hitter while walking three.

  Justin Hines and Kolten Warren also managed three hits for Bland. Warren drove in four runs.

         District 16-A baseball

       Bland 8, Blue Ridge 4

  WP: Keith Pendergrass, 7 hits, 4 runs, 4 ERs, 3 BBs, 8 Ks.

  LP: Braley Williams, 13 hits, 8 runs, 6 ERs, 3 BBs, 7 Ks in 5 1/3 IP; relieved by Bryce Skotnicki, 2 hits, 0 runs, 0 BBs, 3 Ks in 1 2/3 IP.

       Leading hitters

  B: Brayton Godwin 1-4, 2 runs; Justin Hines 3-5, 1 run; Keith Pendergrass 4-4, 2B, 2 runs, 1 RBI; Adam Shinn 1-5, 2 runs; Kolten Warren 3-4, 2B, 4 RBIs; Austin Grob 1-4, 1 run, 1 RBI; Cameron Turner 1-3, 1 RBI; Tomas Larios 1-4, 1 RBI.

  BR: Lane McKinney 2-4, 2 runs; Bryce Skotnicki 1-3, 1 run; Dalton Eaves 1-3, Colby Quillin 2-4, 1 RBI; Dakota Bell 1-2, 1 run.

  Records: B 9-7, 6-2.

  Next game: Bland at Sam Rayburn, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


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