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Prep Baseball Roundup: Ashdown, De Queen, Atlanta post wins

March 15, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

ASHDOWN, Ark. -- After giving up a run in the first inning on a wild pitch, Ashdown scored four in the second and never looked back en route to a 9-3 win over Camden Fairview on Tuesday.

Braeden Walton led off the fourth inning with a double and later scored on a Nash Brown single to right field. Leland Garrett later drove in two runs on a hard-hit single to left and Grayson Porter drove in the final run of the frame with a sacrafice fly.

Camden Fairview added two more runs in the third and fourth inning to trim Ashdown's lead to 4-3, but the Panthers would score four more in the bottom of the fourth and another run in the fifth.

Walt Jones led Ashdown with three hits in three at-bats and scored two runs. Garrett finished with a game-high two RBIs.

Jones was also the winning pitcher, striking out five, walking three and giving up three runs on just three hits. Derek Hilton struck out four batters in three innings of work.

De Queen 13, Hope 6

HOPE, Ark. -- De Queen took advantage of eight errors and scored all the runs it would need in the first three innings to take down Hope, 13-6, on Tuesday.

De Queen secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the third inning. The rally was led by singles by Eastan Patrick and Logan Potrishen and an error on a ball put in play by Sam Graham.

Eastan Patrick, Konnor Shelton and Bruce Wise led the Leopards in hitting with two hits apiece. Patrick and Tye Lindey also had two RBIs.

Cooper Young, Logan Potrishen and Max Pinkerton combined for 12 strikeouts and six runs on six hits. Young had a game-high eight strikeouts.

De Queen will be back in action on Friday when it hosts Malvern at 5 p.m.

McLeod 9, James Bowie 4

McLEOD, Texas -- James Bowie Pirates fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-4 loss to McLeod on Tuesday.

McLeod's onslaught continued as it scored in each inning, including three in the second.

James Bowie put up three runs of its own in the third inning, however, when Gunner Robinson had a three-run home run. Robinson went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead the visitors in hits.

Lukas Dodson started the game for the Pirates. The hurler allowed seven hits and eight runs over five innings, striking out two. Logan McCullough threw one inning out of the bullpen.

Atlanta 5, Redwater 4

ATLANTA, Texas -- In a closely contested game, it was Atlanta that came out on top in the end, defeating Redwater, 5-4, on Tuesday.

The Dragons lost the game despite out-hitting Atlanta, 14-6.

The Rabbits scored two runs in the first inning, one in the third and rallied to take the lead in the sixth with two runs. Redwater scored one each in the second, third, sixth and seventh innings.

Redwater saw the ball well, with Jaxon Minter and Levi Johnson finishing with three hits each and David McKeever, Michael Newton and Conner Holland all having two hits.

Atlanta's Will Woodruff pitched a complete game, while striking out five and walking one on 103 pitches.

Brody Johnson also fanned five batters and walked two for the Dragons.

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