Michael Goudeau tossed a three-hit shutout and the Copperas Cove baseball team capped an unbeaten run through the Austin ISD tournament with a 3-0 win over Georgetown East View on Saturday.

Cove (9-0-1) went 5-0-1 in the tourney, including a 7-2 victory earlier Saturday against Eagle Pass.

Brian Hodges fanned five and gave up one hit in that game. Nick Izquierdo and Cam Petit relieved, combining to allow two hits.

Jaylen Smith had a three-run triple to spark the offense. Izquierdo was 2 for 2 with an RBI, Josh Ropple had a single and RBI, and Goudeau tripled.

Colby Jost was 2 for 3 with an RBI against East View. Ropple was 2 for 4 with a double, and Tyler Ingram was 2 for 3.

The Bulldawgs batted .351 in the tourney. Cove pitcher had a 1.79 ERA with 42 strikeouts.

Jost and Ingram were selected to the all-tournament team.

The Bulldawgs return to action Tuesday at Salado.


Heffner nets hat trick in Salado girls’ win over Florence

Aubrey Heffner recorded a hat trick and the Salado girls soccer team rolled to a 13-0 victory over Florence on Friday in the Lady Eagles’ home finale.

Allison Carnahan, Reilly Stewart,  and Tyler Pierce each scored twice. Ashlen LaCanne, Hannah Reavis, Lydia Smith and Reagan Morreale also scored for Salado.

SHOEMAKER BOYS 6, COPPERAS COVE 2: The Grey Wolves clinched a playoff spot with a home victory over the Bulldawgs.

Jaylin Smith and Caden Chapman scored for Cove. Cole Hass assisted on Smith’s goal.

COPPERAS COVE GIRLS 3, SHOEMAKER 0: Adora Lumpkin put in a rebound off the crossbar with a header and the Lady Dawgs went on to

blank Shoemaker at Bulldawg Stadium.

Melodie Balades made it 2-0 with a corner kick.

Lumpkin scored again for the final margin with a goal assisted by Kailey Walker.


Austin ISD tournament

  • Copperas Cove 7, Eagle Pass 2
  • Copperas Cove 3, Georgetown East View 0

Holland tournament

  • Groesbeck 17, Florence 0, 5 inn.

Killeen ISD tournament

  • Killeen 7, Jarrell 5
  • Pflugerville Hendrickson 8, Harker Heights 0

West tournament

  • Salado 4, Robinson 4, tie

Llano tournament

  • Lampasas 14, Johnson City 4


Belton tournament

  • Belton 3, Brenham 2

Franklin tournament

  • Salado 14, Blooming Grove 4

Gatesville tournament

  • Bosqueville 6, Gatesville 4
  • Groesbeck 8, Gatesville 7
  • Copperas Cove 6, Cameron Yoe 4
  • Copperas Cove 13, Florence 2

Taylor tournament

  • Killeen 5, Rockdale 3

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