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April 9, 2013

Area baseball/softball roundup for April 9, 2013

BASEBALL

Memorial downs Channelview

CHANNELVIEW — The Port Arthur Memorial baseball team beat Channelview 5-1 on Tuesday in District 21-5A play.

Robert Howard allowed one run and two hits in 7 innings while striking out five to pick up the victory.

Teammate Jokusay Nakao was 3 for 3 wiht a home run and an RBI while Ramiro Sanchez was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. Gama Martinez was 2 for 3 with a double while Howard was 1 for 3 at the plate.

Memorial (10-10, 3-5) hosts North Shore at 7 p.m. Friday.

PN-G beats LC-M

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves baseball team beat Little Cypress-Mauriceville 11-1 on Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

With the victory, PN-G remains in second place, a game behind district leader Nederland.

PN-G (12-10, 7-2) will host Beaumont Central at 7 p.m. Friday.

Nederland gets road win against Livingston

LIVINGSTON — The Nederland baseball team beat Livingston 3-2 on Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

Mitchell Sanderson got the start for the Bulldogs, striking out 14 to pick up the victory.

Nederland (18-3, 8-1) will host LC-M at 7 p.m. Friday.

Softball

PN-G girls shut out Vidor

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves softball team beat Vidor 1-0 in eight innings on Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

Nicole Thorn scored the game’s only run, scoring on a ground ball from Ricki Gilbert that was thrown over the Vidor first baseman’s head.

Shelby Valentine picked up a complete game victory for PN-G, striking out two in 8 innings.

PN-G (16-9, 8-4) will travel to Beaumont Ozen at 7 p.m. Friday.

Nederland beats Ozen

BEAUMONT — The Nederland softball team bounced back from a loss to PN-G on Saturday by beating Beaumont Ozen 9-0 Tuesday in District 20-4A play.

Nederland’s Tori Cooper allowed one hit and no runs in 4 innings of work for the victory. Cooper also struck out six and had two hits, a walk and a home run at the plate

Teammates Savana Guidry and Jensen Richard each had triples.

Nederland (20-9, 8-4) will host Lumberton at 7 p.m. Friday.

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