Crorey homer guides PN-G

Published 11:50 pm Friday, February 26, 2016

The News staff reports

LEAGUE CITY — Port Neches-Groves shook off a bad start to the Clear Creak ISD Tournament with two wins Friday.

The Lady Indians first defeated Clear Lake 7-1 behind 12 hits and a two hitter from Alexis LaBure.

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LaBure struck out four batters and no walks. She was 2 for 4 at the plate with a double.

The biggest hit of the game came off the bat of Bailey Crorey who slugged her first career home run.

Kaitlyn Boudreaux was 2 for 3 with two runs, a homer and a walk and Rachel Hammersmith was 2 for 3 with a run and a walk. Callie Jourdan was 2 for 3 with a triple and a RBI, Hannah Denman was 1 for 1 with a RBI double, Caitlyn Scott had two stolen bases and Marlee Barnett was 1 for 2 with a double.

PN-G (8-3) then defeated North Shore 9-0.

Boudreaux had her second homer of the day and was 3 for 3 at the plate with two runs. Hammersmith was 2 for 2 with a stolen base, Jourdan was 2 for 3 with a RBI, Avery Hooks was 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBI and Brooke Smith was 1 for 3.

Britni Hunt pitched all five innings and struck out eight and walked only one batter.  Coach Jessica Lemoine said the Lady Indians played great defense Friday with only two errors between the two contests.

The Lady Indians face Clear Springs at noon today and The Woodlands College Park at 2 p.m. to finish up the tournament.


LEAGUE CITY — The Nederland Lady Bulldogs went 1-1 Friday at the Clear Creek Tournament.

The Lady Bulldogs first took down Corpus Christi Calallen 10-0 behind a no-hitter from Destini Trahan. Trahan worked all six innings and fanned three batters. She needed only 54 pitches for the victory.

Hannah Goode got the bats going with a 2-for-3 performance. She had two RBI and one run scored.

Hannah Smith scored twice, Lindsey Taylor and Bailey Beard were both 1 for 3 with a run and Trahan was 2 for 4 at the plate with three RBI.

The Lady Bulldogs (7-3) then took an 11-1 loss to Clear Springs.

Nederland surrendered 10 hits and committed six errors in the field.

Goode scored the lone Bulldogs run off a RBI from Taylor.

Madyson Guidry pitched five innings and allowed seven hits and four runs with two strikeouts and two walks.

Trahan hurled the last inning and allowed three hits and four runs, all unearned, to go with one strikeout and one walk.


BURKEVILLE — The Port Arthur Bob Hope Lady Eagles defeated the Burkeville Lady Mustangs 22-1 Friday.

Daniela Gutierrez and Michelle Bautista combined to throw a no-hitter for the Lady Eagles.

Makayla Cruz had a triple and four RBI for Bob Hope.

The Lady Eagles hit the road Tuesday to face Deweyville.



SANTA FE — Nederland’s Bulldogs rebounded from a 0-2 start to the season with two victories on Friday at the Santa Fe Tournament.

The Bulldogs first took down Clear Falls 6-2 behind the steady pitching of Caine Williams.

Williams threw six innings and gave up one earned run on six hits with four strikeouts and no walks. Brock Fenn finished the game and gave up one hit with one strikeout.

Kody Kolb, Zach Friesz, Burke Badon, Chase Kemp, Williams and Connor McGrath were all 1 for 3 with a run. Badon, Williams, McGrath and Dane Jones each had a RBI.

The Bulldogs then took down Manvel 3-2 on a RBI double from Kemp in the top of the seventh.

Zack Clark scored on Kemp’s game-winning hit. Kemp was 3 for 3 at the plate with two RBI.

Kolb and Friesz were both 2 for 4 and Friesz scored twice and hit a double.

Braydon Credeur pitched five innings and allowed three hits and no runs with three strikeouts and two walks.

Kemp allowed two runs on two hits with one strikeout in an innings work. Brendon Dunkleberger threw the final inning and allowed one hit with one strikeout and one walk.



NEDERLAND — The Nederland Bulldogs used a 5-0- halftime lead to jump on Ozen early and then held on for a 7-0 victory.

James Brindza and Jaime Moreno both scored twice in the first 40 minutes and Ethan Landry scored off a penalty kick.

Hunter Banta and Mark Byars both scored in the second half. Travis Wiedenfeld and Moreno both had assists for Nederland.

Anthony Drago and Kaden Thompson were credited with the clean sheets in goal.

“We created a lot of opportunities and had some nice finishes as well,” coach Torrey Gomez said. “These guys have spent a lot of time working on their technique and soccer intelligence and it is paying off. We just have to keep the momentum going.”


The Channelview Falcons scored a game-winning goal against host Port Arthur Memorial Friday with 10:20 left.

Memorial keeper Arturo Villarreal continued his great play with 18 saves.

The Titans (1-5-1) were outshot 18-6.

Memorial returns to action Tuesday at Deer Park.



CHANNELVIEW — The Port Arthur Memorial Lady Titans and the Channelview Lady Falcons played to a 2-2 tie Friday.

Memorial freshman Jalsari Morales scored both goals for the Lady Titans.

Channelview scored the game-tying goal with under 10 minutes left in the match.

Deer Park visits Memorial Tuesday evening.