Published 12:01 am Friday, February 17, 2017

BRENHAM — A four-run second inning was all Port Neches-Groves needed to hold off Robinson 4-3 in the Brenham Cubettes Lead-Off Classic on Thursday.

The Indians (2-0) took the win despite being outhit 7-2. Each team committed an error.

Britni Hunt struck out four and walked four in the win. Kasidee Sartin drove in two runs and doubled in the second. She also scored a run.

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Alexis LaBure went 1 for 2, and Brooke Smith stole a base, scored a run and walked twice.

PNG earned its first win on Tuesday, beating Orangefield 12-2 behind LaBure’s 11 strikeouts and three walks in the circle. The Indians had three triples and two doubles in the win.

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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