Lake Hamilton rallies past Pine Bluff


Lake Hamilton scored four runs in the top of the seventh and two in the top of the eighth to defeat Pine Bluff 6-4 at Taylor Field on Tuesday night.

Pine Bluff lead 4-0 heading into the top of the seventh inning but a pair of walks, a RBI single and a two-run double cut Pine Bluff’s lead to 4-3. Lake Hamilton scored one more run to tie the game at 4-4.

Pine Bluff (3-6) starter Aaron McDonald pitched seven innings and allowed four runs (all earned) on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts. J’Marlos Johnson gave up two runs (both earned) on three hits in one inning of work.

Pine Bluff scored a run in the third, two in the fifth and one in the sixth. Braylen Jones was 2 for 3 with two runs scored and a RBI.

Adam Graham was 1 for 3 with a RBI. Demetrius Anderson was 1 for 2 with two walks. Brandon Starks was 1 for 3 with a walk.

For Lake Hamilton, Hunter Lipton pitched 3 1/3 and allowed one run (unearned) on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Nathan Sawrie pitched 3 2/3 and allowed three runs (one earned) on three hits with four walks and three strikeouts.

Andrew Seymour was 3 for 4 with three RBIs and Chris Eastburn was 2 for 4 with one run and a RBI.

Watson Chapel 8, Camden Fairview 0

At Watson Chapel, Justin Pierce pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing four hits and striking out three.

For Watson Chapel (8-3, 3-0 in 5A-South), Josh Dardenne and Jacob Owen each batted in two runs. Landen Colson, Jaylan Jackson, Jordan Stargell and Dalton Barker each knocked in a run for the Wildcats.

Watson Chapel will host White Hall on Thursday.

Stuttgart 4, Vilonia 3 (9 inn.)

STUTTGART — Senior Dontrell Brown, who reached on a single to center field, later scored on an error to give the Ricebirds a 4-3 win over Vilonia in nine innings on Tuesday.

Brown finished the game 4 of 5 with two runs and two RBIs. Stuttgart also scored three runs in the bottom of the third. Vilonia scored a run in the third, fourth and seventh inning.

Stuttgart starter Jay McGee pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits with five walks and five strikeouts. Ragen Counce pitched 3 1/3 and allowed one runs (earned) on one hit with three walks and two strikeouts.

For Stuttgart (7-4), Taylor Daniels was 2 for 3 with a RBI and two walk. Hunter Harris was 0 for 2 with a run and two walks.

The Ricebirds had eight hits in the game.

Star City 5, Hamburg 4

STAR CITY — Tye Brown hit a RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Bulldogs a 5-4 win over Hamburg Tuesday night.

A single by Austin Powell and a double by Austin Capps put runners on second and third. Max Ross was intentionally walked to load the bases.

Brown’s single — his only hit of the night — plated Powell from third to break the 4-4 tie. Brown finished the game 1 for 3 with a run and two RBIs.

Star City’s Zack House pitched a complete game and allowed four runs (one earned) on eight hits with six strikeouts and two walks.

Powell was 2 for 3 with two runs and a walk. Capps was 3 for 4 with a run and a RBI. Jackson Haynes was 3 for 4 with a RBI.

Star City (6-5, 3-1 in 8-4A) head coach Scott Johnson said he was proud of his two seniors, House and Haynes. “They are good leaders with good attitude,” Johnson said. “They lead with their attitude and play.”

Hamburg scored three runs in the top of the second and one in the seventh. Star City scored a run in the first, a run in the third and two in the fifth.

For Hamburg, Lane Capman led with a single, a run scored and two RBIs.

Starter Logan Morris pitched 4 2/3 innings and allowed four runs (two earned) on six hits with five walks and two strikeouts.

The Bulldogs will play at DeWitt on Thursday.

Magnet Cove 1, Woodlawn 0

WOODLAWN — An error against Woodlawn (8-6) helped Magnet Cove (8-4) break a scoreless tie in the top of the seventh inning and proved to be the difference.

Jacob Richardson went 2 for 2 with a double for Woodlawn’s only hits of the game. Magnet Cove’s Connor Wells threw 16 strikeouts in six innings for the victory.

Bret Boyd held Magnet Cove to one hit and struck out 10 for Woodlawn.

Magnet Cove’s leadoff batter drew a walk and advanced to second on a sacrifice. Woodlawn failed to make a play on an infield pop-up, and an errant throw to third went into the outfield, allowing the run to score.

Dumas 11, DeWitt 3

DUMAS — The Bobcats improved to 12-1 and 4-1 in the 8-4A Conference behind Hunter Vickers’ four strikeouts in six innings. He gave up two runs.

For Dumas, Peyton Hudson went 3 for 4, and Cortland Austin and John Scott Shepherd had 2-for-4 performances.

SOFTBALL

Watson Chapel 5, Camden Fairview 0

Watson Chapel scored three runs in the fourth and two in the fifth to defeat 5A-South Conference opponent Camden Fairview 5-0 Tuesday night at home.

Pitcher Lexie Downing pitched a complete game and allowed just two hits with two walks. She struck out 15 batters.

Sydney Crossett was 3 for 3 with a double and a RBI. Jamie Bridges, Megan Moore and Natalie Johnson were all 1 for 3.

Watson Chapel (6-3, 3-0 in 5A-South) will host White Hall at 7 p.m. Thursday.

White Hall 14, Hot Springs Lakeside 1 (5 inn.)

WHITE HALL — Abby Weaver hit a grand slam and the White Hall Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lakeside Lady Rams 14-1 Tuesday night.

Weaver finished the game 2 for 3 with a triple and the grand slam.

Sydnee Clark pitched five innings and allowed one run (earned) on one hit with 10 strikeouts and no walks.

Karia Hall, Kayla Reat, Emily Law and Rachel Box were all 1 for 2.

White Hall (9-2, 3-0) will play at Watson Chapel on Thursday.

Sheridan 4, Benton 0

SHERIDAN — The Lady Yellowjackets (8-1, 2-0 in 7A/6A-South) scored three runs in the sixth inning to all but put away the Lady Panthers.

Taylor Norman went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored, Morgan White was 1 for 1 with two walks and two runs scored, Tiffany Easter had an RBI single and Sidney Bonner struck out two and gave up five hits for Sheridan.