SPORTS HEADLINES

Baseball Roundup: Eagles take all four in Bowie

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Decatur Eagles tore through the Bowie Tournament over the weekend, winning four games.

After opening the tournament Thursday with a 20-3 win over Lake Country, the Eagles (4-4-2) beat Van, Calvary Christian and Bowie Friday and Saturday.

“We won all four with good defense and pitching that consistently threw strikes,” said Decatur coach Chris Carter. “Coming out of the first-week tournament, we talked to the kids about having to get better in both areas – and the kids responded.”

Clayton Egle limited Van to a run on seven hits, striking out three in seven innings in a 5-1 win. Christian Carrillo and Drew Edwards drove in runs.

AJ Johnson limited Calvary Christian to a run on three hits in five innings, striking out seven in a 3-1 win. Josh Jones pitched two scoreless innings, allowing a hit and striking out three.

Mason Baur tripled.

Decatur ended the tournament with a 3-2 win over host Bowie. Decatur scored two in the fourth and added a run in the fifth to win the game.

Edwards went 2-for-3 and scored a run.

Baur limited Bowie to two runs – one earned – on one hit. He struck out nine and walked three.

GARLAND LAKEVIEW 10, BRIDGEPORT 3
LITTLE ELM 3, BRIDGEPORT 2

The Bridgeport Bulls dropped a pair of games Friday at the Little Elm Tournament Friday.

Bridgeport (3-7) fell to Garland Lakeview 10-3. Lakeview broke the game open with seven runs over the final two innings.

Jared Huff doubled and drove in a run for the Bulls. Alex Samples and James Gray knocked in a run each.

Little Elm plated a pair of runs in the seventh to beat the Bulls 3-2. Bridgeport led 2-1, going into the seventh.

Samples homered in the first and doubled in the sixth and came in to score on Daniel Garcia’s single.

Samples allowed one earned run in six and two-thirds innings on 12 hits. He struck out two.

CHICO 7, PASCHAL JV 4
CHICO 10, MINERAL WELLS JV 2
CHICO 6, CROSS PLAINS 3

The Chico Dragons won four games over the weekend at the Santo Tournament.

Brady North knocked in two runs and Jaston McBee went 2-for-2 with a RBI in a 7-4 win over the Paschal JV.

Tyler Melton doubled twice and drove in three in the 10-2 win over the Mineral Wells JV. North added three RBIs and Austin Collins two.

The Dragons topped Cross Plains 6-3 with pitcher Hagen Davis striking out 15 and allowing three runs on one hit in six innings. He walked 10.

Davis helped his cause by driving in two runs.

The Dragons ended the tournament with an 18-10 win over Santo. Chico scored 10 in the second and seven in the fourth. Davis and Melton drove in two runs each.

BOYD 3, GODLEY 2
HENRIETTA 10, BOYD 0
WINDTHORST 7, BOYD 1
ALVORD 12, BOYD 11
HOLLIDAY 17, BOYD 2

After winning the opening game of the Windthorst Tournament over Godley, the Boyd Yellowjackets dropped their final four.

Cody Jacobs and Sonny McCarmack limited Godley to two unearned runs on four hits over six innings in a 3-2 win.

The Yellowjackets then were blanked 10-0 by Henrietta.

Windthorst beat Boyd 7-1 despite Clay Barnett’s 3-for-3 at the plate for the Yellowjackets.

Alvord outlasted Boyd 12-11, Alvord scored five runs in the fourth and five more in the sixth. Marc Cruz drove in four, going 3-for-4 for Alvord. Cameron Clark and Rett Sears knocked in two runs each for Boyd.

The Yellowjackets closed the tournament with a 17-2 loss to Holliday.

Barnett had the Yellowjackets’ lone hit and drove in a run.

PARADISE 12, ARCHER CITY 5
BROCK 8, PARADISE 4
HOLLIDAY 4, PARADISE 2
PARADISE 10, NOTRE DAME 3
PARADISE 4, HENRIETTA 3

Corbin Holt’s RBI-single to right capped a 3-run seventh inning as the Paradise Panthers rallied for a 4-3 win over Henrietta at the Holliday Tournament.

Paradise went 3-2 at the tournament.

The Panthers hammered Archer City 12-5. Austin Hogan drove in three runs. J.D. Pearson doubled twice, going 3-for-4 with a RBI. Caiden Berry knocked in two runs.

The Panthers fell to Brock 8-4, and Holliday 4-2. Dillon Meadows struck out 10 and allowed four runs – three earned – on seven hits in five and two-thirds against Holliday. Meadows went 2-for-2, doubled and drove in a run against Holliday.

The Panthers bounced back from the those two losses with a 10-3 win over Notre Dame. The Panthers scored seven in the first inning, including two on Skylar Black’s double. He finished with three RBIs.

Leave a Reply. Note: As of March 24, 2011, all posted comments will include the users full name.

WCMessenger.com News and Blog Comment Guidelines

You must be logged in to post a comment.