Four in fourth lifts Orangefield by WOS
Ryan Deutsch and Brett Fregia singled home runs and Ken Michael chipped in an RBI grounder as the Bobcats broke a 1-1 tie and made pitcher Johnny Armstrong a 5-1 winner in Friday’s game.
Armstrong struck out seven batters in 5.1 innings.
The Bobcats are 16-4 overall and 5-2 and tied for second in 22-4A with a pair of games left against Bridge City.
Williams Robles knocked in the only WOS run, in the third.
Havard K’s 14 as Cards take lead
Peyton Havard threw a complete game three-hitter and struck out 14 Hamshire-Fannett batters as Bridge City found itself alone atop District 22-4A baseball standings with a 5-2 win.
LCM lost its only game last week, 6-4 to Silsbee.
The game was played Thursday, April 12. The Cardinals, 17-7-1 overall and 6-1 in district, played at Hamshire-Fannett Tuesday and travel to Orangefield Friday.
The Cards had two outs and a runner on second in the third when control issues resulted in a run scoring on a bases-loaded walk.
An error on Justyn Romero’s grounder let two runs in and built a 3-2 BC lead.
Logan Hamm doubled and Caleb DuBois launched a sac fly to make it 4-2 after five. Luc Hollier added another insurance run on an RBI single in the sixth.
Silsbee pitching blocks Bear comeback try
Corbin Johnson shut LCM down over the final five innings Friday and Silsbee downed the Bears 6-4 in 22-4A play.
The loss leaves the Bears 23-5 overall and 5-2 in district.
Silsbee scored four runs in the first inning against Anthony Bandiero but the Bears rebounded to tie it 4-4 after two. Taylor Gilbert had two hits and two RBIs for the Bears while Reagan Burdettye and Jordan Alexander each knocked in a run.
The Bears hosted Silsbee in the return match Tuesday.
Lady Bobcats run-rule Lady Mustangs
Codie Sorge got the win on the mound going the distance while striking out seven and giving up 2 hits in four innings last week as Orangefield downed West Orange-Stark 15-0.
The OF girls improved to 20-8-1 overall and 4-4 in district.
Karlye Bramblett went 1 for 1 with a triple for the Lady Bobcats, also scoring 3 runs and knocking in 2. Ryden Stanfield went 3 for 4 with 3 singles and 2 RBIs. Kaylee Ancelot knocked in two runs with a pair of sac flies. Autumn Frost went 2 for 3 with 2 doubles, a run scored and 2 RBIs. Olivia Grant went 1 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI. Tiffany Ciancaglione went 2 for 3 with a run scored. Emma Humplik went 1 for 1 with a home run and 3 RBIs. Kristin Broussard went 2 for 3 with 3 runs scored and an RBI.
LCM secures no worse than second
A 4-1 extra-inning win over Silsbee locked up at least second place in District 22-4A as they improved to 21-3 overall, 6-2 in district.
LCM led 1-0 before a seventh-inning Tiger homer brought extra innings.
Freshman Bailey Frenzel drove in two runs for LCM while Brianna Frenzel struck out 10 in pitching all nine innings, giving up just three hits.