Alumni Report

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at



Southern Arkansas catcher

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

Southern Arkansas defeated Arkansas-Monticello 5-2 on Wednesday. Dardenne finished 2 for 5. In 41 games this season, Dardenne is batting .315 (45 of 143) with 32 runs scored, two home runs and 28 RBIs. He had 18 walks, 22 strikeouts and an OBP of .420.


University of Central Arkansas baseball

Sophomore, White Hall

In 11 appearances this season, Barr is 2-0 with an ERA of 2.77 in just 13 innings of work. He has allowed four runs (all earned) on 10 hits with two walks and 13 strikeouts. Opponents have a batting average of .208 against him. UCA is currently 26-9 with a home record of 17-2.


University of Arkansas-Little Rock baseball

Senior, Watson Chapel

In nine appearances, Cleveland is 4-5 with an ERA of 3.00 in 63 innings of work. He has allowed 27 runs (21 earned) on 53 hits with 61 strikeouts and 15 walks. Opponents have a .229 average against him. UALR is 18-18 on the season and 5-10 in the Sun Belt.


Arkansas State University baseball

Junior, Pine Bluff High School

Arkansas State defeated SEMO 5-4 in 12 innings Tuesday night in Missouri. Johnson finished the game 3 for 5 with a run scored and a walk. In 35 games this season, Johnson is batting .289 (39 of 135) with 15 RBIs and 21 runs scored. He also has a home run, 21 walks and 25 strikeouts.


Arkansas State University baseball

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

In Tuesday’s win over SEMO, Massanelli did not play. In 34 games this season, Massanelli is batting .287 (35 of 122) with 21 RBIs, 16 runs and three home runs. He has struck out 41 times and walked 10. He has an OBP of .350.


University of Ozarks baseball

Junior, Fordyce High School

In 10 starts, Works is 1-5 with an ERA of 3.17 in 59.2 innings worked. He has allowed 36 runs (21 earned) on 61 hits with 35 strikeouts and 14 walks. Opponents have a batting average of .250 against him. The University of Ozarks is 16-21 and 3-12 in the ASC.


Northern Oklahoma College

Freshman, Watson Chapel

In Monday’s 4-3 win over Redlands, Bradford pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts.



Detroit Tigers

Pine Bluff High School

In 13 games, Hunter is batting .414 (24 of 58) with five doubles, nine RBIs and a home run. Detroit is 8-5 on the year and is currently in first place in the American League Central Division.