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February 27, 2013

J.J. Pearce turns back Greenville Lions, 7-5




Celeste 10,

Sulphur Bluff 3

  CELESTE — Braden Morrow had three hits and three runs to help the Celeste Blue Devils to a 10-3 non-district baseball win on Tuesday over Sulphur Bluff.

  Blake Garcia and Smith both had two hits for Celeste, which improved to 3-2 for the season.

  D.J. Jarrard, who struck out 10 in 4 2/3 innings, picked up the mound win.

                         Non-district baseball

Sulphur Bluff    100    011    0    —3 3 5

Celeste            210    205    x    —10 9 1

  WP: D.J. Jarrard, 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 3 BBs, 10 Ks in 4 2/3 IP; relieved by Blake Garcia, 1 hit, 1 run, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 Ks in 1 1/3 IP; relieved by Gavin Corley, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 BBs, 2 Ks in 1 IP.

  LP: Brown, 5 hits, 5 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 4 Ks in 4 IP; relieved by Goldsmith, 4 hits, 5 runs, 3 ERs, 1 BB, 4 Ks in 2 IP.

        Leading hitters

  SB: Powers 1-3, 2B; Argenbright 1-3, Williams 1-4.

  C: Braden Morrow 3-3, 3 runs, Smith 2-4, 3 RBIs; Blake Garcia 2-3, Gavin Corley 1-2.

  Record: C 3-2.

  Next game: Celeste vs. Cooper, 9 a.m. Thursday, Cooper Highway 24 Classic.

Trenton (girls) 15,

Bland 0

  TRENTON — No. 11 state-ranked Trenton blanked Bland 15-0 in non-district softball on Tuesday.

Trenton pitcher Jordan Withrow fired a one-hitter while striking out five.

  Savannah Brixey managed Bland’s only hit.

                  Non-district softball

Bland        000    0    —0     1 3

Trenton    158     1    —15 11 1

  WP: Jordan Withrow, 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 BBs, 5 Ks.

  LP: Kellie Pate, 11 hits, 15 runs, 6 BBs, 1 K.

                 Leading hitters

  B: Savannah Brixey 1-2.

  T: Reyor 1-2, Withrow 2-4, Pryer 1-3, Walls 2-3, Giles 1-2, Connelly 2-2, Murphy 1-2, Picon 1-2.

  Next game: Blue Ridge at Bland, Tuesday.

Lone Oak (girls) 17,

Sunnyvale 16

  LONE OAK — Freshman Jayce Womack’s hit with the bases loaded in the ninth inning gave the Lone Oak Lady Buffs a 17-16 non-district softball victory over Sunnyvale on Tuesday.

  Chelsea Rigsby scored the game-winning run after Alyssa Busby drove in a run and scored a run to start a Lone Oak comeback in the final inning.

  Lone Oak will head to a tournament on Thursday in Cooper, opening against Commerce in the first round.

Wolfe City 18,

Campbell 4

  CAMPBELL — Wolfe City claimed an 18-4 District 15-A softball win over Campbell on Tuesday.

  Sarah Andrews picked up the mound win.

                     District 15-A softball

Wolfe City    502    56    —18

Campbell     010    03    —4

  WP: Sarah Andrews.

             Leading hitters

  C: Amanda Olveda 1-3, 2B; Hannah Upthegrove, 1-3.

  Record: C 0-2, 0-1.

  Next game: Campbell vs. Blue Ridge, 10 a.m. Friday, Community tournament.    

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