Pine Bluff’s comeback attempt falls short


NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Pine Bluff baseball team’s comeback fell short as North Little Rock held on to beat the Zebras 6-5 on Monday.

NLR had a 6-5 lead going into the top of the seventh when Pine Bluff (3-13, 2-4 in 6A-South) scored to pull within a run. But the game ended with Kendrick Bullard’s groundout to second with runners on second and third base.

NLR jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning on a bases clearing triple and held the lead the rest of the way.

Aaron McDonald took the loss as he went five innings and gave up three hits and walked three. Ryan Green pitched the final two innings.

Karl Dewalt was 1-for-1 with two runs scored and an RBI, Larry Williams was 1-for-2 with two runs and a double and Gealander Harris was 1-for-3.

Pine Bluff plays at 4:30 p.m. today at home against El Dorado.

Woodlawn 6, Carlisle 5

WOODLAWN — Daniel Rissinger hit a walk-off RBI single to give Woodlawn a 6-5 win over Carlisle on Monday.

Woodlawn (17-3) had a 5-3 lead going into the top of the seventh inning when Carlisle tied the game.

Trey Hankins got on base in the bottom of the seventh with a single and went to second base on Jacob Richardson’s walk. He later scored with one out on Rissinger’s RBI single.

Brett Boyd picked up the win as he went an inning and gave up two runs on two hits, walked one and struck out two. Dillon Miller went three innings and gave up one hit in the start, and Gavin Johnston pitched three innings in relief and struck out five batters.

Miller was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. Johnston hit a solo home run and Rissinger was 2-for-3.

Woodlawn plays at 4:30 p.m. today at Norphlet.

Camden Harmony Grove 5, Rison 4

CAMDEN — Camden Harmony Grove scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Rison 5-4 on Monday.

The game was tied at 3 after five innings before Rison (3-9, 1-3 in 8-3A Conference) took the 4-3 lead.

Josh Cook took the loss after pitching one inning, and Will Jacobs started the game and went five innings for Rison.

CHG (3-0 in 8-3A) held Rison to five hits. Cook had a double and a sacrifice fly.

Rison plays at 4:30 p.m. today at Drew Central.

Smackover 7, Fordyce 1

SMACKOVER — Smackover held Fordyce to one hit in a 7-1 win on Monday.

Austin Hollis took the loss for Fordyce (9-3, 1-2 in 8-3A Conference) as went three innings and gave up four runs.

Josh Cole had Fordyce’s lone hit and Seth Freer scored the Redbugs’ run.

Fordyce plays at 4:30 p.m. today at Glenrose.

SOFTBALL

White Hall 5, North Little Rock 4

WHITE HALL — White Hall took a 4-0 lead in the first inning and held on for the 5-4 win over North Little Rock on Monday.

White Hall (13-2, 6-0 in 5A-Southeast) pounded out 11 hits while holding NRL to four hits.

Sydnee Clark got the win as she went seven innings and gave up two earned runs on four hits, eight walks and struck out nine batters.

Haley Baugh was 2-for-3, Abby Weaver and Karia Hall each went 2-for-4 and Kayla Reap was 1-for-2.

White Hall won the ‘B’ game 10-2 and plays at 4 p.m. today in Monticello.

Pine Bluff vs. Little Rock McClellan, forfeits

LITTLE ROCK — Pine Bluff picked up two wins via forfeits against Little Rock McClellan on Monday.

McClellan did not have enough players to take on Pine Bluff (8-2, 4-2 in 6A-South).

Pine Bluff plays at 4 p.m. today at home against Little Rock Parkview.

Dumas 27, Warren 11

WARREN — Dumas rolled to a 27-11 win over Warren in five innings on Monday.

Loren Bennett pitched five innings in the loss for Warren (1-9, 1-8 in 8-4A Conference). Brittany Bernard had two hits, Chrissy Dyer added a single and Selena Jurado had a triple.

No stats were reported for Dumas.

Warren plays at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hamburg.

Smackover 9, Fordyce 7

SMACKOVER — Smackover beat Fordyce 9-7 on Monday.

No stats were reported from the game.

BOYS SOCCER

White Hall 4, Little Rock Parkview 1

WHITE HALL — After a scoreless game at halftime, White Hall scored four goals in the second half for a 4-1 win over Little Rock Parkview on Monday.

At the four-minute mark of the second half, Jordan Lawson found Ben Malone for the first goal of the game. Malone scored 16 minutes later from 25 yards out for the 2-0 lead.

On a free kick from 33 yards out, Tommy Townsend’s kick went off the crossbar and Cody Jones put it in for the score at the 29 minute mart.

White Hall’s (10-3, 3-1 in 5A-Southeast) scored its last goal at the 32-minute mark of the second half on Ruben Zamora’s 38-yard strike.

Parkview scored its lone goal in the 36th minute of the second half.

White Hall plays at 7 p.m. today in Jacksonville against North Pulaski.

GIRLS SOCCER

White Hall 7, Little Rock Parkview 0

WHITE HALL — White Hall had its greatest margin of victory in the two-year history of the program with a 7-0 win over Little Rock Parkview.

Corea Lowery had four goals for White Hall (5-4-1, 1-2 in 5A-Southeast). She scored two goals each in both periods

Marleigh Pearce opened the scoring with a goal in the fourth minute of the game. Ashayla Hayes and Maria Ramirez each had a goal in the second half.

White Hall plays today in Jacksonville against North Pulaski.