Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Sports

May 19, 2013

GC Baseball: Dawson earns sweep, series, with 4-3 win over Muenster

- —

Four. It’s the number that will be on the dry erase board at Monday’s practice in Dawson, and it represents the number of wins the Bulldogs baseball team needs to get to Austin.

The Bulldogs beat Muenster Saturday, 4-3, earning a sweep in the Region II-1A quarterfinals series.

Mark Martinez went six innings, scattering seven hits, striking out five and giving up three runs, and Louis Lachney came on in the seventh for the save. Dawson (20-7) had only four hits, but Lane Dotson and Trent Underwood made their hits count. Each had two RBIs, with one of Dotson’s coming on a hit by pitch.

With four more wins, the Bulldogs would earn a trip to the UIL Class 1A state tournament.

The Bulldogs trailed 3-0 until the fifth, when Underwood tied it with a two-RBI single. In the seventh, they took the lead when Dalton Long scored on a single by Dotson.

Dawson will face Windthorst in the regional finals. The best of three series is set for Weatherford College. Game 1 is scheduled for Thursday night at 7, while Game 2 will begin at 5 p.m. Friday. Game 3, if necessary, will follow.

 

Region II-1A Quarternfinals

Game 2

Dawson 4, Muenster 3

Muenster  100  020  0 – 3  7  1

Dawson  000  031  x – 4  4  1

WP – Mark Martinez

LP – Cheaney

Top hitters – M: Cheaney 2-3 (run). D: Lane Dotson 1-3 (2 RBIs, run), Louis Lachney 1-2, Trent Underwood 1-3 (2 RBIs), Dalton Long 1-2 (2 runs).

Records – Muenster n/a, Dawson 20-7.

Dawson wins the series, 2-0.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Jada.jpg Corsicana 8-year-old heads back to Junior Olympics

    She’s at it again.
    Little Jayda Lunsford went to the Junior Olympics last year and finished seventh in the nation in the long jump.
    Now she’s going back.
    Jayda, who is only 8 and won’t be 9 until July 22, is competing in the 10-and-under competition this year, but that hasn’t stopped her.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • BG 12-U.jpg Youth softball 12-U: Blooming Grove sweeps district, earns state berth

    The Blooming Grove Xtreme-Reloaded 12-Under girls softball team swept its way through the Distrit 8-12-U Tournament, outscoring four opponents by 54 runs.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2014 Pink Kittens.jpg T-Ball: Blooming Grove Pink Kittens head to state

    The Blooming Grove Pink Kittens T-Ball team won first place in district playoffs. They are heading to state again this Sunday in Holland.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frost BB.jpg TTBB District Tournament: Mildred takes care of Frost, 16-1

    If there was any doubt about Mildred's chances to make a run at repeating as the Texas Teenage Baseball 14-Under state champs, just take a look at the team's first game in the district tournament.
    The Eagles ripped a good Frost team 16-1 in 4 ½ innings at Mildred on Tuesday to advance to Wednesday's third-round game against the Frankston Indians.

    July 8, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-9-14blue crush 165.jpg Blooming Grove 10-U softball team heads to state

    The Blooming Grove Blue Cush Under-10 softball team is headed to the state tournament in Sherman after battling back in the loser’s bracket of the district tournament.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-8-14 Darvish.jpg MLB: Darvish, Beltre make AL All-Star team

    In a season gone sour, Texas ace Yu Darvish and third baseman Adrian Beltre emerged to become American League All-Stars when rosters were announced Sunday night.

    July 7, 2014 2 Photos

  • Tim Howard Morgan: Soccer finally over for USA

    Well, the World Cup is over. OK, it’s still going on, but the US is out of it. We can all go back to ignoring soccer again, and I promise you that’s what will happen. It’s the same thing with tennis. Wimbledon is going on right now, so tennis is getting marginally more attention than it normally gets. Once Wimbledon is finished, tennis will join soccer somewhere on the back page of the sports section alongside rowing.

    July 4, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-3-14 Rangers Washington.jpg Mikolas makes debut in Rangers' 6-4 loss

    Texas Rangers right-hander Miles Mikolas didn't show any nerves in his major league debut against the Baltimore Orioles. Instead, Mikolas simply focused on keeping the Orioles' powerful lineup off-balance by attacking the strike zone. However, the Rangers' bullpen faltered as Adam Jones and Ryan Flaherty hit solo homers and Baltimore beat Texas for the third consecutive game, 6-4 on Wednesday night.

     

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-2 US World Cup.jpg World Cup: USA battles to the end in 2-1 extra time loss to Belgium

    They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world's game.
    But the end of the ride came at the exact same point as four years ago: with a loss in extra time in the World Cup's round of 16.
    Kevin De Bruyne finally beat goalkeeper Tim Howard in the third minute of extra time, Romelu Lukaku scored 12 minutes later to give Belgium a two-goal lead, and the Red Devils hung on for a 2-1 victory Tuesday.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Zane Otten.jpg Corsicana grad Otten had season to remember

    Zane Otten can take a breather this summer.
    After all, he had a season that would take your breath away.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo