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March 25, 2012

Greenville Lions fall in 11 innings to Sulphur Springs

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

GREENVILLE — Sulphur Springs 9,

Greenville 2

  The Greenville Lions hung tough with District 13-4A baseball rival Sulphur Springs for 10 innings, before falling 9-2 to the Wildcats in the 11th at John Mason Field on Saturday.

  Greenville rallied from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game in the seventh inning as Jeff Prigmore and Justin Koger both singled and then Chance Rogers slugged a two-out double off the center field wall to score Prigmore and Koger. Rogers, however, was stranded at second when Sawyer Harmon flew out to center.

  Rogers reached third with one out in the 10th inning, but Harmon struck out and Trevor White bounced out to third, ending the Greenville threat.

  Sulphur Springs, which had been shut out for nine straight innings by Greenville pitcher Hayden Stuart, finally broke through in the 11th to score seven runs off two Greenville relievers on six hits and a couple of errors. Stuart allowed eight hits and only one walk in his 10-inning stint while fanning seven.

                                District 13-4A baseball

Sulphur Springs       200    000    000    07    —9 14 0

Greenville                000    000    200    00    —2 10 3

  WP: Kris Ford, 9 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 2 BBs, 2 Ks in 7 2/3 IP; relieved by Jenner Jackson, 2 hits, 3 Ks in 4 1/3 IP.

  LP: Hayden Stuart, 8 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 1 BB, 7 Ks in 10 IP;  relieved by Sawyer Harmon, 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs in 1/3 IP; relieved by Justin Koger, 4 hits, 5 runs, 5 ERs, 1 BB, 0 Ks in 2/3 IP.

                                Leading hitters

  SS: Cole Hill 1-5, 1 RBI; Kris Ford 2-5, Jordan Jackson 4-6, 1 RBI; Jenner Jackson 2-6, Justin Owens 2-4, 1 RBI; Cabo Sanvig 1-5, 1 RBI; Kason Matthews 1-5, 2 RBIs; Justin Johnson 1-3. 1 RBI.

  G: Jeff Prigmore 3-6, Justin Koger 1-4, Trevor Lassiter 2-5, 1 RBI; Chance Rogers 2-3, 1 RBI; Trevor White 1-4, Luke Dyer 1-4.

  Records: SS 11-5, 4-1; G 4-8, 0-5.

  Next game: Royse City at Greenville, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lone Oak (girls) 9,

Como-Pickton 2

  LONE OAK — Breigh Renner and Chasity Hayden both pounded three hits to lead the Lone Oak Lady Buffs to a 9-2 District 18-2A softball victory over Como-Pickton on Saturday.

  Alyssa Busby and Georganna Goodwin both finished with two hits for Lone Oak.

Hayden, who struck out four, picked up the mound win.

                           District 18-2A softball

Como-Pickton    100    001    0    —2

Lone Oak           102    033    x    —9

  WP: Chasity Hayden, 6 hits, 2 runs, 1 BB, 4 Ks.

                           Leading hitters

LO: Courtney McCoy 1-2, Breigh Renner 3-4, 3 runs, 1 SB; Alyssa Busby 2-3, 2B, 1 run, 3 RBIs; Georganna Goodwin 2-3, 2B, 2 runs; Chasity Hayden 3-4, 2B, 1 run, 3 RBIs.

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