The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 21, 2012

Celeste downs Sam Rayburn


GREENVILLE — Celeste 5,

Sam Rayburn 1

  CELESTE — The Celeste Blue Devils pounded out a 5-1 District 16-A baseball win over Sam Rayburn on Friday.

  Allen Lyday and Blake Garcia got two hits for Celeste and both scored a run. Lyday also picked up the mound win, striking out 10.

                          District 16-A baseball

Sam Rayburn    000    001    0    —1 2 7

Celeste              111    011    x     —5 6 3

  WP: Allen Lyday, 2 hits, 1 run, 0 ER, 2 BBs, 10 Ks.

  LP: Sanders, 6 hits, 5 runs, 2 ERs, 0 BBs, 4 Ks.

                          Leading hitters

  SR: Russell 1-3, Arthurs 1-3.

  C: Allen Lyday 2-4, 1 run, 2B; Blake Garcia 2-4, 1 run; Justin Bennett 1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI.

  Record: C 11-8, 6-6.

  Next game: Celeste at Blue Ridge, 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Bland (girls) 9,

Celeste 2

    MERIT — The Bland Lady Tigers won 9-2 over Celeste to secure a playoff spot in District 15-A softball on Friday.

  Shelby Davis led the Lady Tigers at the plate, going 4-4 with a double.

  Cheyenne Phipps pitched a one-hitter for Bland, striking out 11.

  Madalyne Pearce had Celeste’s only hit.

                District 15-A softball

Celeste    200    000    0    —2 1 8

Bland       100    062    x    —9 11 2

  WP: Cheyenne Phipps, 1 hit, 2 runs, 3 BBs 11 Ks.

  LP: Jessica Walker, 8 hits, 7 runs, 3 BBs, 2 Ks in  5 IP, relieved by Briana Heuber, 3 hits, 2 runs, 0 BBs, 0 Ks in 1 IP.

                Leading hitters

  C: Madalyne Pearce 1-3.

  B: Shelby Davis 4-4, 2B; Morgan Gann 2-4, Cheyenne Phipps 1-3, 3B; Bailey Robichaux 1-3, Allyson Norris 1-4, Chelsea Medcalf 1-4, Shelby Smith 1-5.

  Record: B 9-12, 4-5.

  Next game: bi-district playoffs, TBA.

Trenton 4,

Wolfe City 0

  WOLFE CITY — Bailey Burks fired a no-hitter as Trenton blanked Wolfe City 4-0 in District 16-A baseball on Friday.

  Burks walked two and struck out 13.

  Slater Stone and Cody Lambright both had two hits for the victorious Tigers, who are now 12-0 in district play.

  Wolfe City dropped to 8-4 in district play.

                     District 16-A baseball

Trenton        000    300    1    —4 7 1

Wolfe City    000    000    0    —0 0 4

  WP: Bailey Burks, 0 hits, 0 runs, 2 BBs, 13 Ks.

  LP: Ryan Smith, 7 hits, 4 runs, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 7 Ks.

                    Leading hitters

  T: Slater Stone 2-4, Cody Lambright 2-3.

  Record: T 12-0, W 13-10, 8-4.

  Next game: Campbell at Wolfe City, 4:30 p.m. Monday.


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