Baseball Roundup — Tioga tops Tom Bean; Bells wins big
TIOGA — Logan Westbrook singled, walked twice, drove in a run and scored twice as Tioga defeated Tom Bean, 6-2, in District 11-2A action.
Chase Jones scattered five hits and did not allow an earned run while also added a single, walk, drove in a run and scored, Canyon Maness walked twice, drove in two and scored, Tanner Yant singled and scored for Tioga (3-7, 3-1, which moved into a three-way tie with the Tomcats and Era. The Bulldogs play at Collinsville on Tuesday.
Chase Parsons was 2-for-3, Alex Sanchez singled and scored and Lance Pauler scored for Tom Bean (8-3, 3-1), which travels to Era on Tuesday.
Lovejoy 5, Sherman 2
In Sherman, Logan Williams tripled and scored during the Bearcats’ loss against third-place Lovejoy in district action.
Drake Dodder singled and walked twice while Luke Young singled and scored for Sherman (8-9, 1-3), which plays at The Colony on Tuesday night.
Matthew Mainord homered and drove in two runs for Lovejoy (16-4, 3-1).
McKinney North 4, Denison 0
In McKinney, Garland Parker and Logan Tilley were each hit by pitches twice during Denison’s loss against district co-leader McKinney North.
Denison (7-12, 0-4) hosts Prosper Rock Hill on Tuesday night.
Casey Workman threw a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks for McKinney North (11-3, 4-0).
Melissa 4, Van Alstyne 2
In Van Alstyne, Mathew Crawford singled, drove in a run and scored during the Panthers’ loss against Melissa in district action.
Dakota Howard singled, walked and scored and Jordan Caldwell singled and drove in a run for Van Alstyne (11-5, 0-3), which plays at Celina on Tuesday night.
Mason Perkins did not allow an earned run on three hits with 10 strikeouts and two walks for Melissa (11-5, 2-2).
Whitesboro 5, Ponder 4 (8)
In Whitesboro, Paul Griffith's sacrifice fly gave district co-leading Whitesboro a walk-off victory over Ponder.
The Bearcats had tied the game on a two-out RBI single from Torran Naglestad in the bottom of the seventh.
Naglestad was 2-for-3, walked, drove in a run and earned the win in relief with two scoreless innings, Jacob Smith was 2-for-4 and scored, Jake Hermes singled, drove in two and scored and Greyson Ledbetter doubled and scored for Whitesboro (11-4, 4-0), which hosts Paradise on Tuesday night.
Zach Clark was 2-for-4 with two RBI and scored for Ponder (8-9, 0-4).
Boyd 13, S&S 2 (6)
In Sadler, Zack Colwell walked and scored during S&S’ loss against district co-leader Boyd.
Josh Pittner singled, Hunter Blanscett drove in a run and Cade Russell scored for S&S (2-8, 0-4), which plays at Valley View on Tuesday night.
Easton Manire was 3-for-4 and a homer shy of the cycle with three RBI and scored for Boyd (14-3, 4-0).
Bells 18, Leonard 0 (5)
In Leonard, Landon Morse was 4-for-4 and a home run shy of the cycle with four RBI and scored three times during first-place Bells’ run-rule victory over Leonard.
Austin Young and Hayden Trainor combined on a three-hitter while Trainor was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and scored three times, Tanner Carter was 2-for-4, walked, drove in two and scored twice, Preston Carter was 2-for-3 with two RBI, Ben Burleson walked three times, drove in a run and scored twice, Keaton High walked twice, drove in a run and scored twice and Landon Nelson singled, drove in two and scored for Bells (14-3, 4-0), which hosts Whitewright on Tuesday night.
Peyton Bradley, Ty Ashworth and Tyler Newby singled for Leonard (1-13, 0-4).
Blue Ridge 4, Whitewright 2
In Blue Ridge, Kasey Sanders went 2-for-3 during Whitewright’s district loss against Blue Ridge.
Caden Mallen doubled and scored, Dylan Gudgel singled and drove in a run and Xy’rion Daniels scored for Whitewright (5-10, 3-1), which fell into a three-way tie for second place with Bonham and Gunter. The Tigers play at Bells on Tuesday night.
Brody Darland singled, drove in a run and scored for Blue Ridge (5-8, 1-3).
Bonham 4, Howe 3
In Bonham, Austin Haley was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, drove in a run and scored during Howe’s walk-off loss against second-place Bonham in district action.
Luke Lopez singled, drove in a run and scored, Ethan Lopez singled and drove in a run and Ryan Hough singled and scored for Howe (5-11, 0-4), which hosts Gunter on Tuesday night.
Trystan Mallory singled and drove in two runs for Bonham (9-5, 3-1), which is tied with Gunter and Whitewright in second place.