PANGBURN — Brookland extended its winning streak to nine games Monday with a doubleheader sweep of Pangburn in high school baseball.
Jack Henry Pettit and Weston Speir combined to strike out 10 batters in the first game as the Bearcats won 8-3. Pettit earned the victory on the mound, allowing three hits and three runs (one earned) while striking out eight over five innings.
Speir pitched two innings for the save, yielding two hits while striking out two.
Eli Richmond, Griffin Duvall, Zane Horad and Tyler Privett had two hits each. Richmond drove in three runs. Duvall and Privett had one RBI each.
Horad, Mason Pankey and Speir all hit a double, with Speir driving in a run. Pettit finished with two RBI.
Richmond and Cole Doke combined to strike out 11 batters in the second game, leading Brookland to a 6-2 victory.
The pitching victory went to Richmond, who allowed eight hits and two runs (none earned) while striking out nine and walking one in 5 1/3 innings. Cole Doke pitched 1 2/3 hitless innings for the save, striking out two.
Dax Webb was 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and an RBI to lead the Bearcats (10-1). Privett was 2-for-3 with a double and a solo home run; Horad tripled and drove in a run; and Richmond finished with two RBI.
Jonesboro 9, Munford, Tenn. 4JONESBORO — Lance Davis pitched four strong innings while Dawson Wagner and Jake Henry Williams collected four hits each as Jonesboro defeated Munford, Tenn., 9-4 Monday night.
Davis struck out four batters and walked none while limiting Munford to one hit and two runs (both unearned). Wagner was 4-for-5, while Williams was 4-for-4 with an RBI.
Munford scored two runs in the first inning, but Jonesboro (11-1) answered with five in the third and tacked on two more in both the sixth and seventh innings.
Cross Jumper, Jake Henry Williams and Josh Hyneman pitched one inning each in relief of Davis, who earned the victory.
Jumper was 3-for-4 with two RBI; Ty Rhoades was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI; Rhett Hosman was 2-for-3 with an RBI; Sawyer Bentley was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI; and Hyneman added a hit and an RBI.
Marked Tree 13, Bay 2MARKED TREE — Brylan Honeycutt was 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in three runs Monday to lead Marked Tree to a 13-2 victory over Bay.
Zander Criswell was 2-for-4 and had two RBI for the Indians (6-2). Bryce Dunn was 2-for-2 and scored twice, while Logan Smith had a hit, two RBI and scored twice.
Brennon Honeycutt pitched all five innings for the victory. He gave up four hits and struck out four batters.
Ozarks ClassicHARRISON — Tuckerman won twice in three games at the Ozarks Baseball Classic last weekend to finish third out of eight teams in the event.
Cameron Jones won a pitcher’s duel Friday as the Bulldogs opened with a 3-2 victory over Dover. Jones pitched six innings, striking out eight batters while giving up two runs.
Jayden Shannon belted a two-run double in the fourth inning and then scored on Will King’s single to account for Tuckerman’s scoring.
Harrison defeated Tuckerman 12-3 in Saturday’s semifinals. King’s bases-loaded double in the fifth plated all three runs for the Bulldogs.
Tuckerman (9-1) defeated Mountain Home’s junior varsity team 12-2 in the third-place game. Shannon and King drove in six of the 12 runs, while Aaron Hurst and Blake Howard also had multi-hit games for the Bulldogs. Shannon struck out 14 batters while allowing one hit over five innings.
Lady Bearcats edge TuckermanTUCKERMAN — Keirstin Hammett earned the pitching victory and finished 2-for-3 with a home run at the plate Monday, leading Brookland to a 3-2 victory over Tuckerman in high school softball.
Hammett pitched a complete game, scattering nine hits while allowing only one earned run. Gracie Davis added two hits, one a double and an RBI; Katie Rainwater doubled and scored twice; and Emily Willett also had a hit for the Lady Bearcats (6-3).
Brookland finished 1-2 in the Bearcat Blast over the weekend at Southside Softball Complex. The Lady Bearcats lost 5-2 to Potosi, Mo., bounced back to defeat Holcomb, Mo., 12-11 and lost to Southside 7-6.