Published 12:13 am Sunday, February 19, 2017

BRENHAM — Port Neches-Groves collected 10 hits in four innings, and Kaitlyn Boudreaux homered as the Indians defeated Flour Bluff 9-1 in the first of two Saturday games at the Brenham Cubette Lead-Off Classic.

Boudreaux drove in two runs on the homer and scored two runs of her own. It was her only hit of the game.

Rachel Hammersmith went 2 for 3 with two runs and stole two bases. Callie Jourdan also scored two runs and stole a base. Hannah Denman and Alexis LaBure each doubled.

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Britni Hunt struck out four and held Flour Bluff to two hits.

Wylie then scored a 5-2 win over PNG in six innings. Wylie had three runs in the first and two in the fifth, while PNG (4-3) scored a run each in the first and fourth innings.

Jourdan went 2 for 3, and LaBure, Denman and Boudreaux each added a hit. Hammersmith walked twice, scored a run and stole a base.

LaBure struck out two in the loss.

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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