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March 8, 2014

Greenville Lions beat Denton

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL / SOFTBALL

GREENVILLE —   The Greenville Lions edged the Denton Broncos 6-4 on Friday at John Mason Field in non-district baseball action.

  Travis Koger picked up the victory on the mound, allowing only one hit and one run in three innings while striking out three. Dylan Coleman, Press Alford and Chris Hazlett also pitched for the Lions.

  Travis and his brother Justin Koger led the Lions at the plate with three hits apiece.

  “It was another good start,” said Greenville coach Cody Salyers. “We jumped on them early. We relaxed a little too much in the middle of the game. We’ve got to do a better job of finishing. I’m proud of them being able to adjust to schedule changes and weather.”

  Greenville scored two runs in the first inning on back to back singles by Travis Koger and Luke Dyer followed by a fielder’s choice. and then consecutive singles from Tanner Knudson and Coleman.

  Greenville then scored two runs in the second on hits from Mason Burk, Travis Koger and Justin Koger.

  Denton answered with a run in the third as Malik Minter singled, stole second and scored on Dakota   Soward’s sacrifice fly.

  The Broncos’ Wyatt Folsom led off the fourth being hit by a pitch, stole second, went to third on a wild pitch and scored on a ground out by Mark Johnson.

  Greenville took advantage of a couple of Denton errors in the fifth two score two more runs.

  Denton scored two runs in the seventh.

  The two teams were originally scheduled to play a doubleheader on Saturday in Greenville but the two teams instead played one game on Friday due to the threat of rain.

  Greenville now 6-8-1 for the season, resumes district play at Lucas Lovejoy on Tuesday.

                 Non-district baseball

Denton        001    100    2     —4  3  3

Greenville    220    020    x    — 6 11 1

  WP: Travis Koger, 1 hit, 1 run, 1 ER, 0 BBs, 3 Ks, 3 IP; relieved by Dylan Coleman, 1 hit, 1 run, 1 ER, 4 BBs, 0 Ks in 2 IP; relieved by Press Alford, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 1K, 1 IP; relieved by Chris Hazlett, 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 1 BB, 2 Ks in 1 IP.

  LP: Roman Arnold, 8 hits, 4 runs, 4 ERs, 2 BBs, 3 Ks, 2 IP; relieved by Malik Minter, 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 0 Ks in 2 IP; relieved by Josh Chavez, 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 ERs, 1 BB, 0 Ks in 1 IP; relieved by Chris Torrelea, 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 0 BBs, 0 Ks in 1 IP.

         Leading hitters

  D: John Collins 1-3, 1 RBI; Dakota Soward 1-2, 1 RBI; Malik Minter 1-1, Mark Johnson 1 RBI.

  G: Travis Koger 3-3, 1 RBI; Luke Dyer 1-4, 1 RBI; Justin Koger 3-4, 1 RBI; Tanner Knudson 1-3, Dylan Coleman 1-2, 2 RBIs; Austin Craig 1 RBI; Mason Burk 2-3.

  Records: D 3-10, G 6-8-1.

  Next game: Greenville at Lucas Lovejoy, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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