Preps Roundup: Aiken, Woodlawn slow down BHG


HASKELL — J.P. Aiken held Benton Harmony Grove to two hits and batted 3 for 5 with two doubles Thursday in Woodlawn’s 18-1, six-inning baseball victory.

Aiken struck out three and walked three in all six innings. Jacob Richardson went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer, Bret Boyd hit 3 for 5 with a triple, Blake Erstine also was 3 for 5, and Trey Chapman, Taylor Stitt and Caleb Holloman had two hits apiece.

Woodlawn will host Camden Harmony Grove at 4:30 p.m. today.

Warren 8, McGehee 4

MONTICELLO — Warren scored six runs in the bottom of the first and two in the bottom of the second as they defeated McGehee 8-4 in 2 1/2 innings in a tournament at Drew Central High School.

Blake Jones was credited with the win as he allowed just one earned run on two hits with four strikeouts and three walks.

McGehee scored two runs in the top of the first, one in the second and one in the third. The game was called early due to a time limit.

Warren had three hits in the game, including a double by Jones. Sam Rauls and Aaron Church had singles. Rauls also had a stolen base and a run scored.

Jones also scored two runs for Warren. Cole Ballard had two RBIs and Calyx Harris had two RBIs and a stolen base.

Warren will play Dumas today at 5:45 p.m. in the tournament at Drew Central.

Junction City 5, Star City 4

JUNCTION CITY — Austin Powell went 3 for 4 at the plate, but it wasn’t enough for Star City (0-2) on the road.

Zach House worked the first 2 2/3 innings and gave up two runs on four hits and struck out five in a no-decision. Austin Capps pitched an inning, and then Powell came on, striking out three and allowing two hits in the loss.

BOYS SOCCER

Sheridan 4, White Hall 3

SHERIDAN — The Yellowjackets scored three of their goals off crosses and another from the top of the box to win their season opener over the Bulldogs (1-1).

Ruben Zamora gave White Hall its second straight hat trick, following Jordan Lawson in Tuesday’s win over Little Rock Mills. Zamora chipped in his first goal in the 11th minute for the game’s first score, then broke a 1-1 tie in the 15th with a penalty kick after Lawson was taken down in the box.

Sheridan scored from the top of the box in the 17th to tie it at 2. Jerry Tyler blocked a Sheridan penalty kick afterward, but the Yellowjackets struck again with a score in the 39th to lead 3-2.

Lawson assisted Zamora 12 minutes into the second half to knot the game again, but Sheridan took back the lead 10 minutes later.

GIRLS SOCCER

Sheridan 1, White Hall 0

SHERIDAN — The Lady Yellowjackets controlled possession for much of the game and pitched a shutout against the Lady Bulldogs (1-1).

Ally Stuart made 13 saves for White Hall, which attempted only four shots on goal.