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Baseball Roundup: Alvord drops pair at Windthorst tourney

By Richard Greene | Published Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Alvord Bulldogs dropped their first two games at the Windthorst Tournament Thursday.

The host team beat the Bulldogs (3-4) 6-2. Cassidy Patterson drove in one of the Bulldogs’ two runs, going 2-for-3. Kory Maag drove in the other Alvord run.

Alvord fell in the first game of the tournament to Jacksboro 6-5.

Lane Peace tripled and knocked in two runs, going 3-for-4. Kyle Dunn added two hits and a RBI. Patterson finished 3-for-4.

Tuesday, Alvord pounded Chico 15-4. Peace knocked in four runs with a triple and double. Jonathan Musgrave scored three runs, reaching base four times with two walks and a pair of singles.

Maag and Bryce Bull had three RBIs each.

Cooper Hering earned the win, allowing four runs – none earned – on four hits with nine strikeouts.

Austin Collins and Marshall Anderle drove in runs for Chico. Kalan Johnson doubled for the Dragons.

BOYD 19, GODLEY 10

Trailing 5-2 after the first inning, the Boyd Yellowjackets plated nine in the top of the second on the way to a 19-10 win Tuesday.

Boyd added another run in the third and seven in the fourth.

Cody Jacobs drove in three runs, going 2-for-4 with a double and two steals. Brandon Hardee went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a stolen base.

Hardee also picked up the win on the mound.

CELINA 2, BRIDGEPORT 1
BRIDGEPORT 11, R.L. TURNER 5

The Bridgeport Bulls split their first two games Thursday at the Little Elm Tournament.

The Bulls fell to Celina 2-1. Sam Cook knocked in the Bulls’ lone run, scoring Daniel Garcia in the fourth. Cook went 3-for-3.

Alex Samples had the Bulls’ only extra-base hit.

James Gray took the loss, allowing two runs on 11 hits in seven innings. He struck out five.

The Bulls rebounded with an 11-5 win over R.L. Turner. Bridgeport broke a tie at 2 with a four-run fourth. The Bulls added three in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Dalton Hudson knocked a three-run triple in the fourth, going 2-for-3.

Garcia pitched five innings to get the win. He allowed five runs – three earned – on six hits. He struck out three and walked three.

DECATUR 20, LAKE COUNTRY 3

The Decatur Eagles’ bats came alive Thursday as they picked up their first win of the season 20-3 over Lake Country at the Bowie Tournament.

Decatur plated 12 runs in the first inning and added four in the second and third.

Cain Lowe tripled, going 3-for-4 and driving in a run. AJ Johnson added three hits and drove in two. Mason Baur had two RBIs on two hits.

Jesus Gam allowed one hit in one and two-thirds with a strikeout. Trey Penny surrendered three runs – two earned – on two hits. He struck out three and walked three.

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