JONESBORO — Nettleton and Greene County Tech split a 5A-East baseball doubleheader Tuesday, the Raiders winning the first game 7-2 and the Eagles taking the second 11-1.
Nettleton’s Kyle Tolley pitched a complete game as the Raiders (5-2, 1-1 conference) took the first game. He struck out seven batters, walked none and gave up six hits.
Tolley also doubled and drove in a run. Nathan Belk was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Seth Bishop, and Zachary Bishop drove in one run each. Christion Cleary doubled and scored three runs, while Ethan Duffel also doubled.
GCT’s Hutson Guinn was 2-for-3 in the opener and then went 3-for-4 with six RBIs as the Eagles (3-3, 1-1 conference) took the second game 11-1. Guinn homered and doubled in the second game.
Jonathan Sullinger earned the pitching victory in the second game, limiting Nettleton to four hits while striking out four batters. He also doubled and scored twice.
Jonesboro 19-17, West Memphis 0-0
JONESBORO – Jonesboro outscored West Memphis 36-0 Tuesday to sweep a 5A-East conference baseball doubleheader.
The Hurricane scored 15 runs in the first inning of the first game, ultimately winning 19-0. Cross Jumper, Rykar Acebo and Brennan Payne combined to pitch a no-hitter, with Acebo earning the victory.
Ty Rhoades hit a double and a grand slam home run to finish with six runs batted in. Maddox Morrison was 2-for-2 with a double; Barrett Waleszonia was 2-for-2; Jake Henry Williams was 2-for-2 with a double; Josh Hyneman was 2-for-2 with a double; Payne was 2-for-2; and Drew Batson hit a double.
Jonesboro (8-1, 2-0 conference) took the second game 17-0, scoring 12 runs in the second inning. Hyneman started on the mound and earned the victory, striking out three in his only inning of work. Sawyer Bentley, Batson, Cameron Clark and Williams combined to finish the one-hit shutout.
Acebo was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs. Rhoades doubled and drove in two runs; Will Barre’ added a hit and two RBIs; Jumper doubled and drove in a run; Lance Davis was 2-for-3; and Batson, Williams and Dawson Wagner added a hit and an RBI each.
Valley View 13-10, Highland 2-0
JONESBORO – Valley View kept its record perfect Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep of Highland in 4A-3 baseball.
The Blazers scored 12 runs in the first three innings to take the first game 13-2. Winning pitcher Grayson Becker (2-0) pitched four innings, striking out eight while allowing two hits and two walks.
Fowler Maddox worked the fifth inning to close the game.
Jackson Stotts was 3-for-3 and scored three runs, while Carter Saulsbury had two hits and three RBIs. Tyler Hoskins finished with two hits and two RBIs; Kannon Jones had two hits; Slade Caldwell had two hits, scored three runs and added an RBI.
Valley View (7-0, 2-0 conference) finished the sweep with a 10-0 victory. Hoskins (2-0) pitched four innings, striking out nine while allowing one hit and one walk. Brayden Anderson struck out two and gave up one hit in two innings.
Everyone in the Blazer lineup had a hit in the second game. Jones was 3-for-4 and scored three runs. Caldwell, Hoskins and Preston Watlington finished with two hits and two RBIs each.
Brookland 15-22, Blytheville 0-0
BROOKLAND – Brookland held Blytheville without a hit Tuesday while sweeping their 4A-3 conference baseball doubleheader.
The Bearcats took the first game 15-0. Jack Henry Pettit (3-0) struck out four in the first two innings, while Cole Doke struck out two more in the third.
Dax Webb was 2-for-2 with an RBI and three runs scored for the Bearcats. Griffin Duvall was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs; Tyler Privett hit a triple and scored twice; and Pettit, Mason Pankey, Cade Collins and Walker Harrell drove in one run each.
Brookland (7-1, 4-0) won the second game 22-0. Eli Richmond (3-0) struck out the side in the only inning he pitched and Gavin Jordan fanned another in the second.
Zane Horad doubled and drove in three runs for the Bearcats. Matt Harrell, Pankey and Richmond had two RBIs each. Privett and Webb hit doubles. Privett, Ethan Vanhoozer, Mason Brodell, Jaxson Findley, Ethan Joyce and Jordan all had an RBI.
Pocahontas 20-14, Southside 0-0
SOUTHSIDE – Pocahontas put up 34 runs Tuesday to sweep a 4A-3 doubleheader at Southside.
The Redskins romped to a 20-0 victory in the first game as Dawson Chester struck out 11 batters in a three-hit pitching performance.
Chester was also 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.
Michael Martens was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs; Logan McIntyre was 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs; and Connor Baker was 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Pocahontas (7-2, 4-0 conference) completed the sweep with a 14-0 rout. Winning pitcher Jackson Privett struck out seven batters while giving up two hits and one walk.
McIntyre was 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs. C.J. Palmer was 2-for-2 with three RBIs; Hunter Singley was 2-for-3 with an RBI; Chester added a hit and two RBIs; and Martens added a hit and three RBIs.
Marked Tree 11, Mammoth Spring 1
MARKED TREE – Marked Tree scored eight runs in the sixth inning Tuesday to finish an 11-1 victory over Mammoth Spring in 1A-3 baseball.
Brylan Honeycutt threw 81 pitches in working six innings for the Indians. Honeycutt gave up four hits and two walks while striking out nine batters. He was also 2-for-3 at the plate and scored twice.
Corey Jacobs hit a two-run double in the sixth for Marked Tree (4-2, 3-0 conference) and Cainan Hawkins scored two runs.