Local briefs: Lady Bulldogs soccer knocks off Lumberton

Published 11:26 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The News staff report
NEDERLAND — The Lumberton Lady Raiders are the District 22-5A champions but the Nederland Lady Bulldogs made sure Tuesday the visitors did not go undefeated in the race.
Nederland defeated Lumberton 2-1 off two goals from Meg Sheppard. Lumberton came into the final district match having only surrendered two scores in the previous 13 22-5A games.
The Lady Bulldogs (16-4-1, 11-2-1) got assists from Skylar Thomassie and Haley Plumley.
Nederland, the second place team out of District 22-5A, now face C.E. King next Thursday in the first round of the playoffs. The time and site have not been decided.

VIDOR — The Port Neches-Groves Lady Indians head into the playoffs as the third seed from District 22-5A after a 2-0 win over Vidor Tuesday.
Junior Hailey Loupe put the Lady Indians ahead 1-0 five minutes into the match. Mia Delgadillo made it 2-0 with 25 minutes left in the match.
PN-G faces New Caney Porter next week in the first round of the playoffs. The playoff information has not been announced.

NEDERLAND — The Nederland Lady Bulldogs responded from Monday’s 11-inning loss to Port Neches-Grvoes with a 14-0 pounding of Baytown Lee Tuesday morning.
Nederland ripped 16 hits off the Lady Ganders and Destini Trahan allowed two hits in five innings of work on the mound. Trahan had 11 strikeouts and one walk.
Lindsey Taylor was 4 for 4 at the plate with five RBI, a double and three runs. Hannah Smith was 2 for 3 with three runs, a double and a RBI and Amanda Longlet finished 3 for 4 with a double, two runs and four RBI. Madelyn Daniel was 3 for 3 with RBI.
Smith, Taylor and Hannah Goode all had a stolen base.

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NEDERLAND — Nederland finished off its doubleheader Tuesday with a 16-0 thumping of the Central Lady Jaguars.
Longlet pitched all three innings and gave up one hit and struck out four batters.
Nederland (15-8, 4-1) got doubles from Smith, Bailey Beard and Taylor.
Smith was 3 for 3 with three RBI and two runs, Beard was 2 for 3 with two runs and a RBI and Taylor finished 1 for 2 with two runs, two stolen bases and two RBI.
Gabby Fernandez scored three runs and walked three times and Kara Litchfield scored twice.
Nederland plays at Goose Creek Memorial at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

BEAUMONT — Bailey Crorey and the Port Neches-Groves Lady Indians stayed hot through the District 22-5A schedule with a 15-0 win over Ozen Tuesday.
Crorey, a day after leading PN-G (13-6, 4-1) over Nederland, went 2 for 4 with a triple and a double to go with a run and five RBI.
Rachel Hammersmith was 1 for 2 with two runs and Alexis LaBure was 1 for 2 with a RBI double. Callie Jourdan was 1 for 2 with two runs and a stolen base, Ashton Yanti was 1 for 3 with a run and a RBI and Bayja Newby was 1 for 2 with two runs and a double.
LaBure pitched all five innings and gave up no hits with eight strikeouts and one walk.
Ozen had four errors and gave up eight hits to the Lady Indians.
The Lady Indians are back home Tuesday for a 5 p.m. game against Central.

PORT NECHES —The Port Neches-Groves Indians got a late goal from Koby Jones to get past the Vidor Pirates.
Jones scored with just over a minute left on the clock off an assist from Noah Riggs.
It was the third goal of the match for Jones.
PN-G finishes the district schedule in second place, a point behind Goose Creek Memorial.
The Indians face New Caney in the first round of the playoffs next week. PN-G plays a warm up match at The Reservation at 6 p.m. Tuesday against Liberty.

LUMBERTON — Jace Edgar and Jaime Moreno made sure the Nederland Bulldogs finished off the District 22-5A schedule with a victory.
Nederland defeated Lumberton 2-0 behind goals from Edgar and Moreno. Edgar scored off a free kick in the 25th minute and Moreno followed two minutes later off an assist from Chris Rivas.
Anthony Drago got his district-leading eight shutout of the league season.
Nederland faces C.E. King in the first round of the playoffs next week. The date and location of the match has not been announced.

CHANNELVIEW — Kevin Cruz Lugo was the difference maker for the Port Arthur Memorial Titans in a very close game with the Channelview Falcons.
Lugo pitched a four-hitter and struck out seven batters as the Titans started District 21-6A with a 4-3 victory over Channelview.
The starting pitcher last all seven innings and went 3 for 3 at the plate with a double. Memorial’sRamiro Sanchez had a monster night at the plate with two, two-run homers. Sanchez finished with four RBI. Carlos Granados was 2 for 3 and David Torres finished 1 for 3.
Memorial (4-5) plays at Memorial Field at 5 p.m. Thursday against Deer Park.