PREP ROUNDUP: Indians no-hit Pirates

Published 12:29 am Wednesday, April 6, 2016

VIDOR — Tuesday was the Ryan Leckich and Carter Henry show for the Port Neches-Groves Indians against the Vidor Pirates.

Leckich worked six innings of hitless baseball against the Pirates in PN-G’s 2-0 victory and drove in the Indians only two runs of the game on a two-run double in the first inning.

The Leckich double scored both Logan LeJeune and Austin Bost and put the Indians up 2-0 in the first.

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Leckich struck out seven batters on the mound and only walked three. Henry threw the final inning and did not give up a hit with two strikeouts and one walk. He threw 69 pitches, 47 for strikes.

Henry was 2 for 3 at the plate.

The Indians (12-6, 6-1) are home Friday at 6 p.m. against Baytown Lee.



LUMBERTON — The Port Neches-Groves Lady Indians scored five runs in the fourth and then held off the Vidor Lady Pirates.

Alexis LaBure threw all seven innings for PN-G and gave up no runs on four hits with 11 strikeouts.

Callie Jourdan had a two-run triple in the fourth and Brooke Smith added a RBI double in the same inning. Smith also doubled in the seventhy.

PN-G (18-6, 9-1) got a 1-for-3 performance from Rachel Hammersmith who scored a run and also had a RBI. Avery Hooks was 1 for 3 with a run and Bailey Crorey was 1 for 3 with a RBI and a run scored.

PN-G plays at Nederland Friday at 6 p.m.


BEAUMONT — Nederland made very quick work of Central Tuesday in a 16-0 smacking of the Lady Jaguars.

The Lady Bulldogs scored 10 in the first and six in the second before a scoreless third inning that was the last of the night. Nederland (19-9, 8-2) outhit Central 17-1.

Hannah Smith led the charge and was 3 for 3 with three runs and two RBI. Hannah Goode was 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI, Bailey Beard scored three times and Lindsey Taylor added two RBI and a run scored. Destini Trahan was 2 for 3 with a run, Kassidy Litchfield was 3 for 3 with two runs and a RBI, Katelyn Maxwell finished 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBI and Gabby Fernandez added two runs and a RBI.

Smith, Fernandez and Goode all doubled and Maxwell and Beard both tripled.

Trahan threw all three innings and gave up one hit with seven strikeouts.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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