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Updated: April 5, 2018

By Quinton Bagley

Little River News

ASHDOWN BASEBALL

The Ashdown Panthers (12-4) traveled to Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia on Monday to take on Sheridan in a nonconference game. The Yellowjackets defeated the Panthers, 10-1. No stats were available at press time.

FOREMAN BASEBALL

The Foreman Gators traveled to Dierks on Friday, March 30, for a conference doubleheader with the Outlaws. Dierks won both game – 6-5 in the first game and 4-0 in the second game.

At the plate in the first game, Chase Gross walked and scored a run. Chance Gross was 1-for-3 with a run. Darian Groves was 1-for-2 with a run. Trevor Casper was 1-for-3 with a run and two RBI. Alex Carver was 1-for-2. Zack Carver scored a run.

On the mound, Chance Gross allowed two runs, both earned, on two hits in three innings. He walked seven and struck out two. Chase Gross pitched the final 1.1 innings. He allowed four runs, three earned, on one hit. He walked four and struck out one.

In the second game, Outlaw pitcher Blayn Turner threw a no-hitter against the Gators while striking out eight in five innings.

On the mound for Foreman, Cord Turner allowed four runs on three hits in four innings. He walked one and struck out five.

ASHDOWN SOFTBALL

The Ashdown Panthers (10-8) dropped a heartbreaker to Nashville on Friday, March 30 and two to Genoa Central on Monday, April 2.

On Friday, the Panthers lost to the Scrapperettes, 17-13.

At the plate for Ashdown, Aleya Hill was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run and six RBI. Lannah Huddleston was 1-for-5 with two runs and two RBI. Adaysia Thompson walked and scored a run. Kenya Wilson was 1-for-4 with a RBI. Vonjoy Thomas walked twice and scored a run. Brittany Johnson was 1-for-2 with a run. Vonee Thomas scored twice. Sydney Hurd was 1-for-1 with a double. Jukarra Greenlee scored three runs. Brooklynn Smith was 1-for-2 with two runs, a RBI and a walk.

Inside the circle, Thompson allowed nine runs, six earned, on six hits in 2.2 innings. She walked four and struck out three. Angelina McGinn pitched the final 3.1 innings. She allowed eight runs, two earned, on six hits. She struck out one.

On Monday, April 2, the Panthers played a doubleheader with Genoa Central. The Lady Dragons won both games – 5-1 in the first and 5-2 in the second.

At the plate in the first game, Hill was 1-for-1 with a double and a run. Thompson was 1-for-2.

Inside the circle, Thompson allowed five runs, three earned, on six hits. She walked one and struck out two in four innings.

At the plate in the second game, Hill walked once. Thompson was 1-for-2 with a score, a RBI and a walk. Kara Earnest was 1-for-2. Smith walked once and Vonjoy Thomas scored a run.

Inside the circle, McGinn allowed five runs, one earned, on 10 hits. She walked none and struck out two in five innings.

FOREMAN SOFTBALL

The Foreman Lady Gators (4-13) had their hands full on Tuesday, March 26, as they took on the Horatio Lady Lions. Horatio defeated Foreman, 18-3.

At the plate, Raylei Merrell was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI. Grace Gwin was 1-for-3 with two runs. Kaitlyn Roden was 1-for-3 with a double and Kenzie Cowan was 1-for-3 with a run.

Inside the circle, Raichel Frye allowed 18 runs, 15 earned, on 12 hits. She walked seven and struck out one in 6.1 innings. Merrell pitched the final .2 innings. She allowed no runs and no hits. She walked two and struck out one.

On Friday, March 30, the Lady Gators traveled to Dierks for a doubleheader with the Lady Outlaws. The two teams split the doubleheader with Dierks winning the first game 9-5 and Foreman winning the second game 7-4.

At the plate in the first game, Sadie Staggs was 1-for-3 with a double. Merrell was 1-for-1 with two walks and a RBI. Gwin was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a run and a RBI. Marissa Marshall was 2-for-3 with a run. Frye was 0-for-3 with two RBI. Roden was 1-for-3 with a run. Rebecca Webb was 2-for-3 with two runs and a RBI. Cowan was 1-for-4 with a double.

Inside the circle, Frye allowed nine runs, six earned, on six hits in four innings. She walked two.

No stats were available for the second game.