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Baseball Roundup: Samples puts Bulls into three-way tie in 9-3A

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Bridgeport Bulls scored four runs in the third inning including one driven in by Alex Samples in a 5-3 victory over Gainesville Friday.

Samples finished with a pair of RBIs, going 1-for-4 as the Bulls secured a share of second place in District 9-3A with Krum and Decatur.

Jared Huff added a RBI for the Bulls.

On the mound, Samples held Gainesville to three runs – one earned – on five hits. He struck out nine and walked one.

PARADISE 7, PEASTER 0

Dillon Meadows fanned 14 and held Peaster to two hits in a complete-game 7-0 shutout against Peaster.

The Panthers (18-6-1, 7-3) moved a win away from securing the second seed in District 9-2A. Paradise took on Ponder Tuesday and will close the regular season against Millsap at home Friday.

Skylar Black homered and drove in two runs, going 3-for-3 against Peaster. Jarret Holt added two RBIs on three hits. Austin Hogan also had three hits.

CHICO 17, BRYSON 7

Kalan Johnson drove in four runs and Tyler Melton three on two doubles as the Chico Dragons hammered Bryson 17-7 Friday.

Chico (18-5) moved to 10-3 in District 9-A. With a win Friday in the regular season finale, the Dragons will secure second place in the league.

Hagen Davis added three RBIs against Bryson. Jerico McGuire knocked in two runs.

Chase Riddles and Jaston McBree each tripled.

BROCK 14, BOYD 1

Brandon Hardee tripled and Anthony Spinelli doubled and scored a run as the Boyd Yellowjackets were tripped up by 9-2A champion Brock 14-1 Friday.

PONDER 14, ALVORD 0

The Alvord Bulldogs fell to 2-9 in District 9-2A Friday with a 14-0 loss to the playoff-bound Ponder Lions.

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