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Baseball Titans sink Pirates, go to 2-0

KOUNTZE — Carlos Granados went 3 for 3 with two doubles and drove in three runs Friday in Port Arthur Memorial’s 10-1 win over Spurger in the second day of the Kountze baseball tournament.

Riyad Antoine added to the Titans’ onslaught going 2 for 2 with a double and RBI. J.P. Fernandez was 1 for 2 with an RBI.

Van Ellas earned the win after two hitless innings. He struck out one and allowed an unearned run.

Memorial’s Daniel Mitchell struck out four and gave up a hit in two innings pitched.

Memorial (2-0) will take on Kountze at 4 p.m. and Splendora at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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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