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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 28, 2017

Monitor Staff Reports
DALLAS–Kemp’s Dakota Price and Mason Claver combined to throw the ’Jackets second no-hitter of the season in its 19-1 victory over Dallas Madison April 25. This is the second no hitter the ’Jackets have thrown against Madison this season. The ’Jackets also exploded offensively by putting up a 10-run fourth inning to win in four innings.
Dylan Ashcraft led the ’Jackets, going 4-4 with three runs scored and five runs batted in as Kemp pounded out 13 hits and walked eight times in the victory. Jack Griffin was 3-3 with three runs scored and two runs batted in.
The ’Jackets scored once in the first inning on a Griffin triple and a Price RBI groundout. Madison tied it in the bottom half of the inning on two hit by pitches and two walks. The ’Jackets scored four times in the second on a Tyler Garrett walk and singles by Ashcraft, Crim and Griffin. Kemp plated four more runs in the third to take a 9-1 lead on singles by Ashcraft and Nate Mendoza, a sacrifice bunt by Griffin and two errors on Madison.
Kemp scored 10 times in the fourth after two men were out. Garrett walked with two outs, Ashcraft laced a triple to left, Crim singled to score Ashcraft, Mendoza had a bunt single and both runners scored on an error by the first baseman to make it 13-1. Mason Claver singled to center to score Griffin and Cameron Fiatte reached on an error allowing Claver to score. Herring doubled in Fiatte to make it 16-1, but the ’Jackets weren’t quite done.
Cameron Clamon and Tyler Garrett walked to load the bases and Ashcraft got his fourth hit of the game with a two-run single. Taylor Donovan scored on a passed ball for the final run of the inning and the game.
Price pitched two innings, giving up an unearned run on no hits, three walks and five strikeouts. Claver pitched the final two innings, striking out six.
Crim was 2-3 with three runs scored and two runs batted in, Mendoza was 2-2 with two runs and drove in one run and Noah Herring was 1-3 with a walk, a run scored, and a run driven in. Claver also had a hit, a run scored and an RBI. Donovan scored four times for the ’Jackets and Clamon and Fiatte each scored once in the game.
The ’Jackets await their bi-district playoff opponent to be determined.
The bi-district round of the playoffs will be played May 4-6.

Apr

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 28, 2017

Services for Hazel Bacca are scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Athens. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with the service at 11 a.m. Bishop William Bridger will officiate. Interment will follow at Pyle Prairie Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Hazel was born on Feb. 26, 1922 in Hubbard, Ohio to parents Roland Q. Green and Alice H. McGranahan and entered into eternal rest on April 25, 2017 at the age of 95.
Hazel graduated from Ashtabula High School in Ohio. In the sixties, she worked as a purchasing agent at the Nevada test site, where she handled material control. Hazel ordered parts to drill holes for bombs. She loved her kids and her dogs.
Hazel also spent a lot of time with her husband, a musician, following him around when he toured with Glenn Miller and other artists of that era. She loved genealogy and finding information about her family.
Hazel was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was very active in her church and did missionary work for one and a half years. Hazel was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, husband David Bacca, one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren and her brother Roy Green.
She is survived by her son Marshall Sprentall of Mabank, daughter Susan Summers of Las Vegas, daughter Martha Hamilton and husband Mike of Michigan, numerous grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Apr

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 28, 2017

Monitor Staff Reports
BROWNSBORO–The Mabank Panthers and Brownsboro Bears went back and forth with the lead, but the Panthers could not grab the lead back, losing to the Bears 8-6 in a high-scoring affair April 25.
The Panthers end the regular season at 12-10 overall and 5-5 in District 13-4A play. Mabank will now get prepared for their bi-district matchup that is yet to be determined. The bi-district playoffs start May 4.
Mabank grabbed the lead first with two runs in the opening frame. Dalton Penix started the inning with a double and moved to third on a groundout. Pearson Johannesen singled to left to drive in Penix. Courtesy runner Collin Simms moved to third on an error by the right fielder on a fly ball by Braden Rich, and then scored on another error to make it 2-0. Brownsboro scored four runs in the second on a walk, passed ball, two singles and two doubles to go ahead 4-2.
The Panthers tied the score in the top of the third inning. Penix walked, Hunter Caves singled and moved to second on a steal, putting runners at second and third with two outs. Neighbors singled to left to drive in both runners and tie the score.
The Panthers took the lead again when Peyton Johannesen walked, stole second and moved to third on a dropped third strike. Clay Conway drove in Johannesen with a hard single to right. The Bears tied it up again in the bottom half of the fourth on two walks and an error to make it 5-5.
Mabank added a run in the fifth to regain the lead. Pearson Johannesen walked and scored on a Neighbors RBI double to center. The Bears took the lead back with two runs in their half of the fifth inning. A single, two walks, a steal of home and a passed ball gave Brownsboro their two runs in the inning.
Brownsboro added another run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth. Mabank threatened in their half of the sixth, putting two men on with two outs, but could not get a run across.
The Panthers were led offensively by Neighbors, who finished the night 2-4 with three runs batted in. Pearson Johannesen was 1-3 with a walk and an RBI, Penix was 1-3 with a walk and two runs scored, and Conway was 1-3 with an RBI. Peyton Johannesen walked and scored a run and Simms scored two runs for Mabank.
The Panthers will now wait to see their opponent in the first round of the playoffs to be played May 4-6.