PORT ARTHUR —
The Port Arthur Memorial Titans were a happy bunch after Friday’s 4-2 win over Beaumont West Brook.
It was the first time in District 21-5A play the Titans were able to put a check in the win column. Memorial is now 1-4 in league play while West Brook is 0-5.
Jonathan Sanchez picked up the win on the mound after six innings of work. He gave up one run and four hits with two strike outs and two walks.
Gama Martinez got the save and allowed one hit. Martinez was 2-for-4 at the plate with two stolen bases.
Ramiro Sanchez went 1-for-2 with a solo homer and a stolen base. Robert Howard and Devuan Anderson were both 1-for-3 while Torian Lott was 1-for-3 with a stolen base.
Abraham Cuevas was 1-for-2 and Joe Chretien was 1-for-3 with a RBI.
Memorial will try to make it two in a run Monday when the Titans travel to face La Porte.
Nederland 3, Lumberton 1
NEDERLAND — A three-run third inning proved to be the difference, along with Chase Kemp, Friday for the Nederland Bulldogs against Lumberton.
Nederland picked up a huge 3-1 win against the Raiders in District 20-4A action. Nederland is now 11-11 overall and 3-3 in league play. Lumberton is also 3-3.
Zack Friesz knocked in a huge run with a RBI single iin the third as the Bulldogs scored all three runs in the inning. Friesz finished 1-for-2 with a run and RBI.
Kemp (4-1) got the win on the mound after working 6 1/3 innings. He allowed one unearned run to go with nine strike outs and one walk. He threw 101 pitches, 69 going for strikes.
Korey Clark got the save. He pitched 2/3 innings and allowed no hits with one strike out.
Colton Broussard had a RBI while both Colby Price and Jace Bordelon were both 1-for-2 with a run each.
Nederland is scheduled to travel to face Beaumont Central at noon Saturday. The Port Neches-Groves Indians had its game against Beaumont Ozen postponed until Wednesday with the Indians up 17-0 in the top of the fourth.