Apr

28

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

28

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.

Apr

26

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 26, 2017

By Rollin Hadsell
Monitor Staff Writer
EUSTACE–The Eustace boys and girls track teams will have 13 individuals and four relay teams represented at the Class 3A Region II Track Meet, April 28-29 at Whitehouse High School. The Eustace boys will advance all three relay teams after finishing fourth or better in every relay race at the area meet held April 20 at the Boneyard in Eustace.
Dalton Page finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:03.08 and placed third in the 1600-meter run, finishing with a time of 4:45.31. Zane Arambula finished just ahead of Page in the 1600, placing second with a time of 4:37.66. In the 3200-meter run, Michael Wong took second place with a time of 10:18.5 and Micah Zimmerer fourth with a time of 10:29.22. Charles Womble took foruth place in the pole vault, finishing with a vault of 10 feet, six inches.
The 4×100-meter relay team of Alejandro Sanchez, Stone Wadsworth, Cory Strawn and Clifton Johnson placed fourth with a time of 43.52. The same four athletes also finished third in the 4×200 with a time of 1:30.42, as well as finishing second in the 4×400 with a time of 3:24.06.
The Lady Bulldogs 4×400 relay team of Macy Penix, Jacey Warner, Shelby White and Reece Thorne placed fourth with a time of 4:19.68.
Chanda Westbrook will run in three events at regionals after winning the 800-meter run, the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter run. Her time in the 800 was 2:23.75, the 1600 was 5:23.15 and the 3200 was 11:38.15. Penix will advance in two individual events. Penix finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:29.65 and fourth in the 1600- meter run with a time of 5:57.86. Sabrina Davis finished third in the 1600-meter run, clocking a time of 5:39.09, while also getting third place in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:07.52. Shelby White placed second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:06.31 to advance.
Thorne placed third in the 100-meter hurdles, running a time of 17.36 seconds. Thorne also finished third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 50.3 seconds.
Hana Abuhatab took second place in the shot put with a distance of 35 feet, one and a half inches. JoGail Holcombe took third in the discus with a throw of 102 feet, five inches.
Breanna Ragan advances to the regional meet by finishing fourth in the pole vault after a vault of 8 feet.