Pine Bluff Northern’s season ends with loss to Crossett


Crossett 10, Pine Bluff Northern 6

HAMBURG — Pine Bluff Northern’s season ended with a 10-6 loss to Crossett in the Babe Ruth 15-year-old state tournament on Sunday.

According to Northern head coach Stanley Harper, Crossett led 9-0 before Northern scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Crossett added a run in the top of the seventh.

Northern scored two runs in its half of the seventh, but a fly out to center field with the bases loaded ended the game.

Seabrook 3, Lonoke 2

BENTON — Seabrook advanced to the semifinals of the Babe Ruth 14-year-old state tournament with a 3-2 win over Lonoke on Sunday.

Seabrook took a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning when Scott Taylor singled and Ja’Kobi Jackson tripled him home.

Jackson also picked up the win on the mound throwing the final three innings.

Bryant 9, Seabrook 0

BENTON — Seabrook fell into the loser’s bracket of the Babe Ruth 14-year-old sate tournament after a 9-0 loss to Bryant on Monday.

Seabrook’s Aaron Frazier went 3-for-3 in the game.

Frazier will also start on the hill for Seabrook in an elimination game at 3 p.m. Tuesday. If Seabrook wins, they would turn around and play Bryant at 6 p.m.

Conway Cougars 11, Smart Dodge 1 (5 innings)

CONWAY — Smart Dodge’s season ended with a loss to the Conway Cougars in its Junior American Legion district tournament on Sunday.

Conway defeated Smart Dodge 11-1 in five innings to advance to the champioship game.

Jake McNulty suffered the loss on the mound, while Jake Green drove in Smart Dodge’s lone run.

Pine Bluff Western 3, White Hall 0

Pine Bluff Western won its Little League district title with a 3-0 win over White Hall Monday at Benny Hatcher Field.

The top-two finishers in the district advance to the 11- and 12-year-old state tournament in Arkadelphia.

According to Western coach Jason Terry, his team has a better chance of earning a bye because of the win.

Drew Raines pitched a complete game for Western. He had seven strikeouts and just one walk.

Austin Weatherford drove in two runs in the top of the sixth inning to help give Western a 3-0 cushion.

Western’s Kaleb Hill went 1-for-1 with a walk and a run scored.