Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


March 26, 2013

GC Baseball Roundup: Kerens rallies for win

Bobcats stun No. 4 Cayuga 2-1 in 8 innings

The Kerens Bobcats moved into first place all alone in District 19-1A on Tuesday night, rallying for a 2-1 victory over No. 4 Cayuga in extra innings in Kerens.

Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the eighth, DJ Kamp started the game-winning rally wth single to right field. Zach Duncan followed with a sacrifice bunt to move Kamp into scoring position. Brett Anderson then doubled to left field, scoring Kamp with the tying run.

The Bobcats (10-2, 7-0) weren’t done. Dylan Woods walked to put runners at firrst second. A wild pitch moved by Cayuga’s Chance Holland moved Anderson to third. And then Anderson scored the winning run as Holland balked as Woods tried to steal second base.

Anderson, coming off of back-to-back no-hitters pitched seven scoreless innings, striking out 13. Dustin Jock started the eighth in relief and walked the first two batters. Mike Kline then came in and got Kerens out of the inning allowing only one run.

That allowed the Bobcats to make their game-winning rally.

Dawson 14, Hubbard 4: Mark Martinez had two RBIs and Louis Lachney had two doubles and a run as Dawson beat Hubbard 14-4 on Tuesday night in District 13-1A.

Wortham 9, Axtell 8: Brandon Campbell had three hits, including a double, and also picked up the win as Wortham beat Axtell 9-8 on Tuesday.

Tuesday’s Line Scores

District 19-1A

Kerens 2, Cayuga 1 (8 innings)

Cayuga  000  000  01 — 1  5  1

Kerens  000  000  02 — 2  5  0

WP — Mike Kline 1-1

LP — Chance Holland

Top hitters — Cayuga: Preston Anderson 3-4, Chantz Holland 1-3, Jaret Walthall; Kerens: Brett Anderson 2-3, Zach Duncan 1-3, Shelton Sayles 1-3, DJ Kamp 1-4.

Records — Cayuga 13-3, 6-1; Kerens 10-2, 7-0.

District 13-1A

Dawson 14, Hubbard 4

Dawson  411  17 — 14

Hubbard  020  02 — 4

WP — Lachney (1-2)

LP — Henderson

Top hitters — Jared Gray 1-3 (2 runs, SB), Trent Underwood 1-3 (3B, run), Louis Lachney 2-4 (2 2Bs, 1 run), Lane Dotson 1-2 (2 SBs, 2 runs), Mark Martinez 1-3 (2 RBIs, 2 runs).

Wortham 9, Axtell 8

Axtell       000  032  2 — 8  9  2

Wortham  002  403  x — 9  6  5

WP — Brandon Campbell (4-2)

LP — Helleck

Top hitters — Wortham: Campbell 3-4 (2B), Ty Williams 1-2 (2B).

Records — Axtell 6-5, 1-2 in 13-1A; Wortham 8-9, 2-1 in 13-1A.

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