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March 30, 2014

Wolfe City, Bland, Lone Oak win district games


GREENVILLE — Wolfe City 11,

Sam Rayburn 2

  IVANHOE, Texas — Chris Adams fired a five-hitter as the Wolfe City Wolves whipped Sam Rayburn 11-2 in District 16-A baseball on Saturday.

  The game was originally scheduled for Wolfe City on Friday but was called off because of inclement weather and then moved to Sam Rayburn’s field because of dryer conditions.

  Adams fanned seven as the Wolves raised their District 16-A record to 5-1.

  Malik Gaffney and Dawson Caldwell both had three hits to lead Wolfe City at the plate.

                     District 16-A baseball

Wolfe City         201    104    3    —11 12 4

Sam Rayburn    000    011    0    —2 5 6

  WP: Chris Adams, 5 hits, 2 runs, 1 ER, 2 BBs, 7 Ks.

  LP: Klayton Keeton.

          Leading hitters

  WC: Malik Gaffney 3-5, 3B, 3 runs, 1 RBI; Dawson Caldwell 3-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Justin Wilkinson 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Brandon Fisk 2-4, 2 RBIs.

  SR: Taylor Dollgener 2-2.

  Records: WC 9-5, 5-1.

  Next game: Wolfe City at Bland, Tuesday.

Bland (girls) 19,

Celeste 7

  CELESTE — A 10-run fourth inning helped the Bland Lady Tigers pull away for a 19-7 District 15-A softball victory over Celeste on Saturday.

  Morgen Gann went 5-for-5 at the plate to lead Bland, pounding two doubles and a triple.

  Ashleigh Evans, Chelsea Medcalf and Savannah Brixey also managed two hits each for 14-5 Bland, which stayed undefeated in District 15-A at 4-0.

  Paige Stark had a pair of hits to spark Celeste.

                 District 15-A softball

Bland       141    (10)03     —19 12 5

Celeste    120    130          —7 3 6

  WP: Kellie Pate, 3 hits, 7 runs, 3 BBs, 3 Ks.

  LP: Morgan Seals, 8 hits, 9 runs, 1 BB, 4 Ks in 2 IP; relief: Tiffannie Mitchell, 1 hit, 7 runs, 3 BBs, 2 Ks in 1 2/3 IP; Mason McCord, 3 hits, 3 runs, 0 BBs, 4 Ks in 1 1/3 IP.

            Leading hitters

  B: Morgen Gann 5-5, 2 2Bs, 3B, 3 RBIs; Ashleigh Evans 2-4, 1 RBI; Chelsea Medcalf 2-4, 1 RBI; Savannah Brixey 2-5, 2B, 1 RBI; Bailey Robichaux 1-5.

  C: Paige Stark 2-3, Morgan Seals 1-2.

  Record: B 14-5, 4-0.

  Next game: Blue Ridge at Bland, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Celeste at Roxton, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lone Oak (girls) 12,

Como-Pickton 2

  COMO — The No. 25 state-ranked Lone Oak Lady Buffaloes started four freshman and two sophomores in a 12-2 District 14-2A softball run-rule win over Como-Pickton.

  Mariah Nichols struck out nine of the 20 batters she faced while only walking one.

  Driving in runs were McKayla Dickey (2), Caitlyn Kimberlin (2), Christie Cook, Nichols, Chelsea Rigsby and Jayce Womack.

  Scoring runs for the Lady Buffs were Tristan Beck (2), Kimberlin (2), Rigsby (2), Womack (2), Cook, Dickey, Ashley Isenburg and Nichols.

  Lone Oak (18-5, 8-1) faces Grand Saline on Thursday in Lone Oak.


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