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Saturday Area Roundup Florence baseballers rout Heights JV in Bartlett tourney

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Posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014 4:30 am

BARTLETT — Peyton Person went 3 for 4 with three runs to help the Florence Buffaloes beat the Harker Heights JV 10-2 at the Bartlett Tournament on Saturday.

Junior Grayson Decker hit 2 for 3 with an RBI, double and run scored while Zach Pluhar also went 2 for 3.

Florence (5-3-1) begins District 22-2A play at 1 p.m. Tuesday when it hosts Rogers.

Heights soccer boys shut out Shoemaker 5-0

HARKER HEIGHTS — Layne Broihier scored twice and the Harker Heights Knights blanked Shoemaker 5-0 on Saturday and upped their District 8-5A record to 6-3-3.

Heights is currently in fourth place. Shoemaker fell to 3-9 in district play.

Broihier also had an assist and Jonathan Madera, Austin Roden and Decare Grant each scored goals.

Late Friday: Ellison softballers win slugfest over Heights

The Ellison softball team capitalized on an error to slip past Harker Heights 13-10 Friday in District 8-5A action.

Sierra Warren went 3 for 3 with three doubles and a walk for the defeated Lady Knights. Regan McIlvenna and Jaylnn Everett both were 2 for 3 with a pair of walks.

Heights out-hit Ellison 14-12.

Cove track girls win Waco Connally meet

The Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs won the Max Hibbitts Invitational at Waco Connally with 87.5 points.

Cove head coach Vance McAnally named Jennifer Eubanks as Lady Dawg of the Week, saying, “She continually works to get better in one of the toughest races there is. Jennifer is a quarter-miler for us and anchors the 4x400-meter relay.”

Cove mixed doubles team tops field at own tourney

The Copperas Cove tennis team hosted its annual Spring Fling tournament and had four entries medal Friday.

Jamie Chacon/Alisa Payne won the mixed doubles tournament championship.

Hope Greiner and Kara McVeigh were girls doubles consolation champions. Jalessa Miller and Alex Wilson took third place in girls doubles and Jake Abraham and Dominic Smith took second in boys doubles.

Cru baseballers sweep doubleheader at Sul Ross State

ALPINE — The Mary Hardin-Baylor baseball team scored early and often in both games and took a pair of slugfest wins in a doubleheader sweep at Sul Ross State on Saturday afternoon.

UMHB won the opener 14-10 and took a 12-1, run-rule victory in the nightcap.

The Cru (9-2, 7-2 American Southwest) scored four in the top of the second and four more in the fourth to hold off Sul Ross (9-7, 5-4) in the first game.

Robert Loewe was 3 for 4 with three RBIs and four runs to lead UMHB’s 15-hit attack.

Designated hitter Zack Whiddon got the ball rolling in the finale with a solo homer in the first inning.

Sul Ross tied it in the bottom of the first, but the Cru took control with four runs in the top of the second. Tyler Taute and Dakota Parsons singled home runs and Whiddon added a two-run single.

Jordan Mattke (1-0) threw a complete-game, seven-inning eight-hitter for UMHB.

Cru softballers drop doubleheader at East Texas Baptist

Marshall — The Mary Hardin-Baylor softball team could not overcome early deficits and dropped both ends of a doubleheader to sixth-ranked East Texas Baptist University on Saturday.

UMHB (8-7, 7-5 American Southwest) fell 5-0 in the opener and lost a 12-3 run-rule decision in the second game.

UMHB had won seven straight games entering Saturday’s play.

In the first game, Jessica Delgado and Alyssa Romero singled home runs in the bottom of the second inning to give ETBU (12-1, 11-1) a 2-0 lead. The Tigers added a single run in the third and two more runs in the fourth.

UMHB managed just two hits and left the bases loaded in the top of the first inning in the best scoring chance of the game for the Cru.

In the finale, the Tigers put four runs on the board in the bottom of the first and added two more on a Lacy Liles’ single in the bottom of the second.

The Tigers added six in the sixth.

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