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March 13, 2013

Lovejoy beats Lions; Leonard wins 11-8




Bland 10,

Sam Rayburn 4

  MERIT — Justin Hines homered and drove in three runs as the Bland Tigers claimed a 10-4 District 16-A baseball win over Sam Rayburn on Monday.

  Adam Shinn also scored two runs for Bland, now 2-0 in district play.

  Keith Pendergrass struck out nine to secure the mound win.

                          District 16-A baseball

Sam Rayburn    000    100    3    —4 5 3

Bland                 712    000    x    —10 8 4

  WP: Keith Pendergrass, 9 Ks.

  LP: Sanders, 8 Ks.

                           Leading hitters

  SR: Clark Hopkins 1-4, HR, 3 RBIs; Sanders 2-3.

  B: Justin Hines 3-4, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Adam Shinn 2-3, 2 runs; Brayton Godwin 1-3, 2B, 1 run.

  Record: B 5-5, 2-0.

  Next game: Campbell at Bland, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bland (girls) 8,

Celeste 2

  MERIT — Kellie Pate fired a four-hitter as the Bland Lady Tigers downed Celeste 8-2 in District 15-A softball on Monday.

  Pate struck out nine.

  Savannah Brixey and Morgen Gann both rang up three hits to lead Bland at the plate. Brixey doubled and Gann tripled.

                District 15-A softball

Celeste    000    000    2    —2 4 2

Bland       410    220    x    —8 10 1

  WP: Kellie Pate, 4 hits, 2 runs, 4 BBs, 9 Ks.

  LP: Seals, 7 hits, 4 runs, 3 BBs, 5 Ks in 3 IP; relieved by Mitchell, 3 hits, 4 runs, 2 BBs, 4 Ks in 3 IP.

              Leading hitters

  C: Madalyne Pearce 1-4, Rachel Myers 1-3, Mitchell 1-3, Walker 1-3.

  B: Savannah Brixey 3-4, 2B; Morgen Gann 3-4, 3B; Chelsea Medcalf 1-2, Kellie Pate 1-4, 2B; Sara Waidelich 1-4, Kassie Hammack 1-2.

  Records: B 3-1.

  Next game: Wolfe City at Bland, March 22, 4:30 p.m.

Leonard 11,

Farmersville 8

  LEONARD — Leonard’s Tigers rolled up a 10-0 lead in the second inning and then hung on for an 11-8 District 12-2A baseball victory over Farmersville on Tuesday.

  Farmersville rallied with two runs in the third, three in the fifth and three in the seventh to close the gap.

  Ty McKinney, who struck out six, got the win with relief help from Laine Albert and Bradley Dills.

McKinney also doubled twice and drove in five runs. Dylan Monck also slugged a pair of doubles for   Leonard, which improved to 11-4 overall and 1-1 in district play.

  Leonard’s new baseball coach, Craig Coheley, previous coached in Farmersville. — Reported by   Johnny McKinney.

                        District 12-2A baseball

Farmersville    002    030    3    —8 7 2

Leonard      0(10)0    001    x    —11 8 3

  WP: Ty McKinney, 5 hits, 5 runs, 3 ERs, 1 BB, 6 Ks in 6 IP; relieved by Laine Albert, 2 hits, 3 runs, 2 ERs, 2 BBs, 1 K in 2/3 IP; relieved by Bradley Dills, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 BBs, 0 Ks in 1/3 IP.

  LP: Jonah Davidson.

                        Leading hitters

  F: Darren Pennington 2-3, Hunter Grant 1-3, 2B.

  L: Bradley Dills 1-3, 2B; Ty McKinney 2-3, 2 2Bs, 5 RBIs; Dylan Monck 2-3, 2 2Bs.

  Record: L 11-4, 1-1.

  Next game: Leonard at Sunnyvale, 7 p.m. Friday.

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