The Woden Eagles and Garrison Bulldogs both recorded one-sided wins on Friday in District 23-2A to lead area squads that finished up action before all Texas athletic teams were forced to take two weeks (March 16-29) off as directed by the UIL. The hiatus as a precaution with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in the state and country.
Alto baseball head coach Derrick Jenkins recorded his 300th career win on Friday with the win over Trinity. The bulk of his wins (212) came when he was leading the Whitehouse program.
Here’s a rundown of action:
Woden 11, Martinsville 1 (Fri.) — The Eagles posted nine hits and took advantage of four Pirate errors to improve to 2-0 in District 23-2A action with an 11-1 victory Friday at Eagle Field.
Trenton Luna was he winning pitcher for the Eagles, with no earned runs (1 total) on five hits, 10 strikeouts and two walks.
Luna doubled in a 1-for-2 effort at the dish, with two runs scored, two walks and an RBI. Bobby Stringer also posted a two-bagger, with a run scored, an RBI and a walk. Jalen Amidon singled twice, scored three runs and drove in a run, Reid Taylor had a 2-for-4 game, with two runs and another driven in. Dylan Gaskin was a perfect 3-for-3, with two RBIs, a walk and a run scored.
Colton Snider took the loss for the Pirates. Garrett Philbrick also worked on the hill. Mikah Kressin, Call Murdock, Colton Snider, James Reppond and Gavin Griner added singles for Martinsville.
Garrison 16, Mount Enterprise 0 (Fri.) — The Bulldogs improved to 7-4 on the year and 4-0 in District 23-2A action with a four-inning league win at home Friday.
Britt King posted a two-hit shutout, with 11 strikeouts and no walks to record the win on the hill for the ‘Dogs.
King also posted a home run offensively, with two runs scored and a pair of RBIs. Alex Slowikowski doubled, pushed in two runs and scored once. Tristen Adkison (1-for-3, run, RBI, BB), Chace Rodriguez (1-for-1, run, RBI, 2BB), Chase Tinsley (1-for-1, run, RBI) and Tyler Spivey (1-for-3, run) also had singles in the game for the Bulldogs.
Crandle 9, Central Heights 0 (Fri.) — The Blue Devils were limited to one hit, while committing three errors in a setback to Crandle on Friday.
Michael Perry picked up the lone hit in the game for CHHS. Cole Brady, Branson and Jackson Glympth each gave up two hits on the hill for the Blue Devils.
Central Heights 2, Rogers 0 (Fri.) — The Devils posted eight hits and overcame an error to shut out Rogers on Friday.
DK Bush posted a double in the game, while driving in a run, while Cole Brady was a perfect 2-for-2. Ethan Bush (run), Kade Godfrey, Michael Perry (RBI) and Jackson Glympth (RBI) each chipped in singles for Central Heights.
Ryan McClellan was the winning hurler, scattering six hits in the shutout, fanning one in seven frames.
Central Heights 19, Miles 1 (Fri.) — The Blue Devils outhit Miles 19-0 in the one-sided win on Friday.
DK Bush doubled three times in a 3-for-4 effort, with five RBIs and two runs scored. Jackson Glympth was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a pair of runs scored, Cameron Buettner doubled and went 4-for-4, with two runs batted in and a pair of runs scored. Jax Perry also tagged a double, finishing 2-for-4, with a run scored and another driven in, Cole Brady had a two-bagger, with two runs scored and an RBI and Kade Godfrey went 2-for-4, scoring three times and pushing in two runs.
Glympth was the winning hurler, giving up an unearned run on no hits, with five strikeouts and two walks. Jax Perry also gave up no runs in one inning.
Bells 8, Central Heights 7 (Sat.) — Bells outscored the Blue Devils, 8-7, despite both teams posting eight hits on Saturday in their final game of the Franklin Tournament.
Ethan Bush doubled, scored a pair of runs and pushed in two more runs to lead the CHHS offense. Kade Godfrey added a two-bagger, with two RBIs and a run scored. Jax Perry produced a pair of singles, while driving in a run and an RBI.
Douglass 4, Caddo Mills 0 (Thurs.) — The Indians opened play at the Edgewood Tournament with a shutout win over Caddo Mills.
Christian Bates tagged a double and pushed in a run, while Wyatt Tucker and Read added singles in the win.
Tucker picked up the win on the hill, allowing just two hits with five strikeouts and a walk. Hawk added the save in one inning of work.
Edgewood 3, Douglass 2 (Fri.) — The Indians outhit Edgewood 7-6, but dropped a 3-2 decision. Watson took the loss on the hill, giving up three runs on six hits with three strikeouts.
Watson went 2-for-3 and drove in a run. Cory Melton, Jacob Bruener, Christian Bates, Harris and Hawk also had singles for Douglass.
Douglass 20, Edgewood 4 (Fri.) — Douglass piled up 13 hits in a 20-4 win over Edgewood on Friday. Chayson Brown was the winning pitcher, allowing three earned runs (4 total) on five hits, with four strikeouts in three frames.
Jacob Bruener doubled and finished 4-for-5, with five RBIs and three runs. Watson also doubled, finishing 2-for-4, with three runs scored and a walk. Tucker posted a 2-for-3 effort at the dish, with three RBIs, two runs scored and a walk. Corey Melton also went 2-for-3, with three runs, two RBIs and a walk. Standrige also singled twice, drove in two runs and plated once.
Muenster 3, Douglass 1 (Sat.) — The Indians couldn’t overcome seven errors in a 3-1 setback to Muenster Saturday in the final day of the Edgewood tourney.
Melton, Bruener, Watson and Bates recorded hits for the Indians. Hawk was the losing pitcher, allowing three unearned runs on three hits, with four strikeouts and a walk.
Alto 5, Coldspring-Oakhurst 0 (Thurs.) — The Yellowjackets blanked Coldspring-Oakhurst after producing five hits. Cody Watson was the winning hurler, going the distance, while posting a two-hit shutout, with five strikeouts.
Johnny Soto doubled and drove in two runs, while Isaack Weatherford, Cody Watson, Ryan Griffith and Foster Hall all singled.
Alto 12, Iola 3 (Thurs.) — Alto scored 12 runs on five hits and taking advantage of a pair of errors on Thursday over Iola.
Soto doubled, while driving in three runs. Todd Duplichain, Weatherford, Griffith and Jackson Howell all added singles.
Carter Pursley was the winning hurler, giving up a run on three hits with three strikeouts. Duplichain and Taylor Bowman also worked on the hill.
Alto 16, Trinity 0 (Fri.) — The ‘Jackets blanked Trinity as Foster Hall pitched a no-hitter, with five strikeouts.
Ryan Griffitin doubled, finishing 2-for-4, with four RBIs and a pair of run scored. Todd Duplichain and Carter Pursley each added two-baggers to lead the offensive charge.
Douglass 10, Timpson 6 (Fri.) — The Lady Indians picked up their first District 22-2A win on Friday with a four-run win over Timpson at home.
Allie Grammer produced a 3-for-4 effort, while scoring twice for Douglass. Katie Perry doubled and scored a run, while Grace Leuschner singled twice and pushed in two runs and Mariah Poskey singled and picked up two RBIs.
McKenna Smith was the winning pitcher, giving up five earned runs on seven hits, with six strikeouts in seven frames.
Joaquin 9, Alto 2 (Fri.) — Abby Bernard connected with a home run and a double, finishing the District 22-2A game with a 3-for-4 effort, with two RBIs and a run scored in the seven-run loss to Joaquin.
Abbie Teutsch pitched six innings for the Lady Jackets, giving up two earned runs (7 total) on seven hits with two strikeouts and two walks.