The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

February 28, 2014

Quinlan, Caddo Mills, Lone Oak win in Cooper

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL / SOFTBALL

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE —   Quinlan Ford, Caddo Mills and Lone Oak won their games on Thursday at the Cooper baseball tournament.

  Ford beat the North Lamar junior varsity, 15-7. Daulten Beierschmitt took the mound win, striking out six.

  Weston McCluskey led Ford at the plate with two hits and three runs and Logan Lane also scored three runs.

  Cody Nitson struck out 16 to in six innings to lead the The Caddo Mills Foxes to a 10-2 win over the Rains Wildcats.

  Nitson and David Chandler both drove in two runs to lead Caddo Mills at the plate.

  Lone Oak, behind Andrew Nichols’ nine strikeouts, nipped the Cooper Bulldogs 2-1. Nichols gave up only two walks and an unearned run.

  Tyler Killian led Lone Oak at the plate with two hits and two runs batted in.

                        Cooper baseball tournament

                        First round

Quinlan Ford       641    4    —15 6 2

North Lamar JV   511    0    —7 5 6

  WP: Daulten Beierschmitt, 3 hits, 2 runs, 0 ERs, 1 BB, 6 Ks, 3.2 IP; relieved by Logan Lane, 2 hits, 5 runs, 3 ERs, 2 BBs, 0 Ks, 1 IP.

       Leading hitters

  QF: Zach Wright 1-2, 2 RBIs, 3B, 2 runs; Weston McCluskey 2-3, 3 runs; Colton Kirk 2 runs; Bryce Evilsizer 1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI; Daulten Beierschmitt 2 runs, 1 RBI; Luke Dorsett 1-2, 1 run, 3 RBIs; Chase Fitzgerald 1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI; Logan Lane 3 runs.

                       First round

Rains              000    010    1    —2   2 7

Caddo Mills    000    712     x    —10 8 2

  WP: Cody Nitson, 1 hit, 1 run, 0 ERs, 4 BBs, 16 Ks in 6 IP; relieved by Ryan Spradlin 1 hit, 1 run, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 2 Ks in 1 IP.

  LP: Ratliff.

        Leading hitters

  CM: David Chandler 1-2, 2B, 2 RBIs; Jacob Tillett 1-3, 2B, 1 RBI; Reed Randolph 1-3, Trevor Martin 1-3, Cody Nitson 1-4, 2B, 2 RBIs;

  Record: CM 4-2.

  Next game: Caddo Mills vs. Commerce, 3:45 p.m. today at the Cooper tournament.

                   First round

Lone Oak    000    002    0    —2 5 3

Cooper        010    000    0    —1 1 2

  WP: Andrew Nichols, 0 hits, 1 run, 3 BBs, 9 Ks.

  LP: Leatherwood, 5 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 2 BBs, 5 Ks.

                   Leading hitters

  LO: Tyler Killian 2-3, 2 RBIs; Bracken Grant 1-3, Levi Castillo 1-2, Clay Moats 1-2, SB.

  Record: LO 3-2.

  Next game: Lone Oak at Cooper tournament,1:30 p.m. today.



Bland 15,

Honey Grove 0

  POTTSBORO — The Bland Tigers split two baseball games at the Pottsboro tournament on Thursday.

  In the first game, Pottsboro won 5-0. Brayton Godwin, Warren and Hanson all had hits for the Tigers.

  Bland bounced back to defeat Honey Grove 15-0 in the second game as Godwin fired a no-hitter, striking out seven. Bergman drove in five runs for Bland.

                    Pottsboro baseball tournament

Pottsboro    012    2    —5 6 3

Bland          000    0    —0 3 1

  LP: Keith Pendergrass, 6 hits, 5 runs, 3 ERs, 4 BBs, 7 Ks in 4 IP.

           Leading hitters

  B: Brayton Godwin 1-1, K. Warren 1-2, C. Hanson 1-2.

       Game two

    Pottsboro tournament

Honey Grove    000    —0 0 3

Bland            5(10)x    —15 11 0

  WP: Brayton Godwin, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 1 BB, 7 Ks, 3 IP.

Leading hitters

  B: Brayton Godwin 1-2, 2 runs; Hines 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 run; Keith Pendergrass 1-2, 3 runs; Warren 2-2, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Hanson 1-2, 2 runs; Vaughan 2-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Humphrey 1-2, 2 RBIs; Bergman 2-3, 1 run, 5 RBIs; Phillips 1 run.



Bland (girls) 8,

Honey Grove 3

  TRENTON — The Bland Lady Tigers split two games at the Trenton softball tournament Thursday.

Bells won 7-2 over Bland in the opening game as Savannah Brixey and Hannah Sharkey collected hits for the Lady Tigers.

  The second game however was a different story as Bland won 8-3 over the Honey Grove Lady Warriors. Kellie Pate got the win on the mound, striking out four and walking six.

Baylee Powell hit an inside the park home run for Bland.

           Trenton softball tournament

             Game one

Bland    200    000    —2 3 5

Bells      011    230    —7 6 3

  WP: Branum, 3 hits, 2 runs, 4 BBs, 3 Ks, 6 IP.

  LP: Kellie Pate, 6 hits, 7 runs, 5 BBs, 2 Ks, 5 IP.

            Leading hitters

  Bl: Savannah Brixey 2-3, Hannah Sharkey 1-2.

  B: Davis 2-2, Richards 1-2, Wornhar 1-2, Walters 1-2, Ives 1-3.

                       Game two

Bland                060    02    —8 8 1

Honey Grove    102    00    —3 3 4

  WP: Kellie Pate, 3 hits, 3 runs, 6 BBs, 4 Ks, 6 IP.

  LP: Frost, 7 hits, 6 runs, 0 BBs, 3 Ks, 2 IP; relieved by Pevey, 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 BBs, 1 K, 3 IP.

                  Leading hitters

  B: Savannah Brixey 2-3, 3B; Allyson Norris 2-3, Chelsea Medcalf 1-3, Ashleigh Evans 1-3, Kellie Pate 1-2, Baylee Powell 1-3, HR.

  HG: Smith 1-3, Warren 1-2, Gibbons 1-2.

  Record: B 7-4.

  Next game: Bland vs. Melissa, 9 a.m. today, Trenton tournament.





Mount Vernon 13,

Greenville (girls) 0

  PROSPER — Greenville’s Lady Lions dropped two games on in the Prosper softball tournament on Thursday.

  Mount Vernon won the first game, 13-0.

  Katie McMurray and Rachel Royall both had hits for Greenville in that game.

  Paris Chisum took the second game, 16-1.

  Allie Walden had a hit in that game and Royall drove in a run.

  Greenville is scheduled to play two games today at 2 and 4 p.m. at the Prosper tournament against  R.L. Turner and Irving MacArthur.

        Prosper softball tournament

               First game

Mount Vernon    346    —13

Greenville           000    —0

  LP: Courtney Johnson, relieved by Ali Threndyle.

         Leading hitters

  G: Katie McMurray 1-2, Rachel Royall 1-2.

       Second game

Greenville         010    —1

Paris Chisum    79x    —16

  LP: Ali Threndyle.

      Leading hitters

  G: Allie Walden 1-1, Rachel Royall 1 RBI.

  Record: G 0-8-1.

  Next game: Greenville vs. R.L. Turner, 2 p.m. Friday; Greenville vs. Irving MacArthur, 4 p.m. Friday; Prosper tournament.