Quick start carries Bulldogs


WHITE HALL — Four White Hall batters each had two hits and the Bulldogs totaled 12 Thursday in a 10-4 victory over Magnolia.

White Hall (5-1, 2-0 in 5A-South) had a 6-0 lead through four innings and was ahead 10-2 after six. Austin Lewis, Tyler Zuber and Tanner Attwood each batted in two runs, while Landon Reed, Lewis, Zuber and Connor Clemons each lined two hits. Five Bulldogs each had a double.

Zuber allowed no runs on three hits, struck out eight and walked in the first four innings for the win. Lewis gave up two earned runs on three hits and struck out two the rest of the way.

Magnolia fell to 8-3 and 1-1 in the 5A-South.

El Dorado 6, Sheridan 4

EL DORADO — In their first meeting since last May’s 6A state championship game, defending champ El Dorado (4-4, 2-0 in 7A/6A-South) drove in runs on a pair of two-out hits to take a 6-4 lead in the bottom of the fifth and held on to beat the Yellowjackets (5-4, 1-1).

Wyatt Daggett pounded a two-run home run and drove in three runs, and Hunter Strong had two hits for Sheridan. Daggett pitched the last six innings.

Star City 12, Warren 10

WARREN — Jackson Haynes finished a double shy of the cycle, and the Bulldogs (4-4, 2-1 in 8-4A) outlasted the Lumberjacks (1-2 in 8-4A).

Haynes went 3 for 4, hitting a single, triple and home run. He drove in two runs.

Austin Powell was 2 for 5 with a double and home run, driving in three runs, and Max Ross batted 2 for 4 for Star City. Powell (2-1) allowed four runs on five hits and struck out five on the mound.

SOFTBALL

White Hall 17, Magnolia 2

WHITE HALL — Abby Weaver went 4 for 4 at the plate with two doubles and struck out four in the circle to improve her pitching record to 3-0.

Weaver also allowed an earned run on three hits and two walks.

Also for White Hall (6-1, 2-0 in 5A-South), Summer Henderson went 3 for 3 with two doubles, and Rachel Box and Ciara Linker each hit 2 for 3. Box had a double and home run.

Watson Chapel 18, Hot Springs 2 (4 inn.)

At Monroe-Ryburn Field, Lexie Downing threw a four-inning no-hitter, striking out nine and walking two for Watson Chapel (5-3, 2-0 in 5A-South).

Precious Goodwin (3 for 3), Alyssa Smith and Downing (3 for 4 each) led the Lady Wildcats at the plate.

Woodlawn 9, Parkers Chapel 5

EL DORADO — Lily Henderson struck out six and allowed five hits in a complete-game victory for Woodlawn (3-2, 3-1 in 7-2A East).

Woodlawn was led at the plate by Hannah Gavin (3 for 4, three runs), Madisyn Stewart (2 for 3, two runs), Laynie Nelson and Addison Adair (two hits each).

Woodlawn will play De Queen at 5 p.m. today at a tournament hosted by Spring Hill in Hope.