Caddo Mills 7,
TRENTON — Cody Nitson struck out six and drove in two runs to help the Caddo Mills Foxes claim the Trenton baseball tournament with a 7-4 victory over Prairiland in the championship game on Saturday.
Nitson fired a three-hitter and went 2-for-3 at the plate to earn most valuable player honors for the tournament.
Jonathon Gillispie was also 2-for-4 for the Foxes, who improved to 8-1 for the season.
Caddo Mills also downed Trenton 10-5, Ector 13-1 and S&S Consolidated 6-1 in tournament play.
Nitson was 3-for-3 with a double and a triple against S&S.
Hayden Greene and James Kielty both had two hits for Caddo Mills against Ector.
Trenton baseball tournament
Caddo Mills 010 004 2 —7 7 9
Prairiland 120 010 0 —4 3 2
WP: Cody Nitson, 3 hits, 4 runs, 0 ERs, 1 BB, 6 Ks.
CM: Cody Nitson 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Jonathon Gillispie 2-4, Kyle Senter 1-4, Michael Williamson 1-4, James Kielty 1-3.
P: Patterson 1-4, Gentry 1-4.
Record: CM 8-1.
Next game: Princeton at Caddo Mills, 7 p.m. Monday.
Caddo Mills (girls) 16,
TYLER — The Caddo Mills Lady Foxes went 5-0 this weekend in the Tyler TASO softball tournament.
The Lady Foxes whipped Jacksonville 14-4, Chapel Hill 17-2, Slocum 5-2, Brownsboro 9-2 and Fruitvale 16-1.
Mary Moran led the Foxes at the plate against Jacksonville with a grand slam homer.
Kristen Maxwell homered against Chapel Hill and Makenna Tallant pounded two doubles.
Jacie Thomason doubled against Slocum as Moran fired a two-hitter.
Thomason slugged a grand slam and drove in five runs against Brownsboro and Moran also homered.
Kristen Maxwell tripled and homered against Fruitvale and Thomason doubled.
Tyler TASO softball tournament
Caddo Mills 613 31 —14 9 1
Jacksonville 010 21 — 4 5 5
WP: Mary Moran.
CM: Mary Moran HR, Natalie Wright 2-2, Jacie Thomason 2-2, Makenna Tallant 2B, Elizabeth Mock 3B.
Caddo Mills 110 5(10) —17 18 2
Chapel Hill 110 00 —2 5 8
WP: Kristen Maxwell.
CM: Jamie Maxwell 2-2, Makenna Tallant 2 2Bs, Jacie Thomason 2B, Kristen Maxwell HR.
Caddo Mills 000 302 0 —5 8 3
Slocum 110 000 0 —2 2 2
WP: Mary Moran.
CM: Jacie Thomason 2B.
Caddo Mills 021 600 0 —9 7 2
Brownsboro 200 000 0 —2 6 0
WP: Mary Moran.
CM: Mary Moran HR, Jacie Thomason HR, 5 RBIs.
Caddo Mills 484 —16 18 0
Fruitvale 001 — 1 1 0
WP: Kristen Maxwell.
CM Jamie Maxwell 2-3, Makenna Tallant 3-3, Elizabeth Mock 3-3, Kristen Maxwell 3-3, 3B, HR, Mary Moran 3-3, Jacie Thomason 2B.
Next game: Sunnyvale at Caddo Mills, Tuesday.
COMMERCE — Leonard jumped out to a 9-0 lead and held on for a 9-3 win over Commerce on Saturday in the Cooper-Commerce baseball tournament.
Walker Copeland tripled for Leonard and Ty McKinney doubled and drove in two runs.
Ramon Mojica tallied two hits for Commerce.
Ryan Nixon struck out five in 3 1/3 innings to pick up the mound win with help from Mason Sargent. — Reported by Johnny McKinney.
Cooper/Commerce baseball tournament
Leonard 204 30 —9 4 3
Commerce 000 30 —3 4 4
WP: Ryan Nixon, 4 hits, 3 runs, 2 ERs, 4 BBs, 5 Ks in 3 1/3 IP; relieved by Mason Sargent, 0 hits, 0 runs, 2 BBs, 2 Ks in 1 2/3 IP.
LP: Jeffrey Hilsdon, 4 hits, 9 runs, 5 ERs, 4 BBs, 5 Ks in 4 IP; relieved by Bailey Weaver, 0 hits, 0 runs, 2 BBs, 1 K in 1 IP.
L: Walker Copeland 1-3, 3B; Ty McKinney 1-2, 2B, 2 RBIs; Blake Cummings 1-3, Colson Coehely 1-3.
C: Ramon Mojica 2-3, Garrett Jackson 1-3, Josh Brewer 1-3.
Record: L 6-3.
Next game: Leonard at Pilot Point, Tuesday.
FRUITVALE — Greenville Christian School won a 17-13 non-district baseball slugfest with Fruitvale on Friday.
The Eagles scored off 13 hits, driving in 17 runs and stealing eight bases.
GCS pitchers Nathan Weaks and Cameron Arnold combined for 15 strikeouts, including nine by Weaks in five innings.
GCS plays again Tuesday at Breckenridge Park to play HSAA.
Quinlan Ford 0
COOPER — Ashdown Arkansas handed the Quinlan Ford Panthers a 17-0 loss on Saturday in the Cooper baseball tournament.
Ford managed only one hit.
Bryce Evilsizer took the mound loss.
Lone Oak’s Buffaloes won their tournament game on Saturday, 13-0 over Alba-Golden.
Caddo Mills 7,
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Lucas Lovejoy’s state finalists grabbed several of the top honors on the All-District 13-4A softball team.
Lovejoy pitcher Brittany Lewis earned the most valuable player award, while her teammate Jaclyn Willis was the freshman of the year and the Lovejoy staff claimed the coaching staff of the year honor.
Royse City senior catcher Kyla Simmons, who has signed with Abilene Christian University, claimed defensive player of the year honors.
Commerce, Lone Oak players earn 14-2A top honors
Players from Commerce and Lone Oak earned top honors on the All-District 14-2A girls softball team.
Commerce freshman Jordyn Sharp shared the most valuable player award with Edgewood sophomore Kasandra Young.
Lone Oak sophomore Kaylee Isenburg captured the utility MVP award.
Celeste honors athletes
Football player Braden Morrow was among the top honorees at the Celeste All-Sports Banquet.
Morrow claimed the most valuable player award for football.
Three Cumby athletes sign with colleges
Three Cumby seniors will continue their athletic careers after signing letters of intent.
Karli Emmons and Luis Osornio are headed to Clarendon College in the Texas Panhandle and Kayla Akers has signed with Schreiner University in Kerrville.
Greenville's Koger earns first-team honors
Greenville catcher Justin Koger represented the Lions on the first team of the All-District 13-4A baseball team.
Koger was the Lions’ only first-team selection.
Greenville pitcher Luke Dyer made the second team.
White team outscores Red in Lions' spring game
T.J. Hughes kicked field goals of 37 and 30 yards to give the White team a 20-14 victory over the Red in the Greenville Lions’ spring football game on Thursday night at T.A. “Cotton” Ford Stadium.
Hughes put the White team ahead for good with the 37-yarder with 8:06 remaining and then added the 30-yarder after Jeremy Myers-Wise’s 7-yard touchdown run was called back because of a holding penalty.
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