PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs put rout on Jaguars on pitch

Published 1:10 am Saturday, February 24, 2018

Staff report

NEDERLAND — Five Nederland soccer players each scored two goals, and the Bulldogs did not let up on Beaumont Central on Friday, posting a 16-0 victory in girls soccer.

Meg Sheppard scored her 32nd and 33rd goals of the season, raising her total in district play to 19. Cheyenne Allen, Caitlyn Gouthier, Brynn Landry and Rylee Bolser also scored twice apiece.

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Jenna Brekel, Skylar Thomassie, Jordan Minaldi, Hattie Seymour, Madison Diaz and Madison Plumly each netted a goal.

Nederland (8-1 in 22-5A) will try to maintain first place in the district with a win at Port Neches-Groves on Tuesday. The Indians are just one game behind Nederland in district standings.


PNG 3, Vidor 0 

VIDOR — A first-half explosion by the Indians (15-3-3, 7-2 in 22-5A) set the tone for a road victory that kept them tied with Lumberton for second place in District 22-5A.

Halley Smith scored 10 minutes into the game off a Sophie Brant corner kick. Mia Delgadillo assisted on an Abby Reeves goal 5 minutes later, and Kelsie Comeaux rebounded a save and put it back in the net with 18 minutes left before halftime.

The shutout is PNG’s 15th of the season.



Nederland 5, Pearland 4

SANTA FE — Lamar signee Braydon Credeur scattered nine hits over seven innings in a complete game and struck out three as the Bulldogs (5-3-2) won their first of two games Saturday in the Santa Fe tournament.

Landon Hiltz homered and went 2 for 4 with two runs batted in, and Angel Castillo doubled with two RBI to guide Nederland. Mason Lytle and Clayton Broeder homered for Pearland.


Nederland 12, Manvel 11

SANTA FE — Hiltz and Castillo got into the home run act in the Bulldogs’ second win of the day, to finish the Santa Fe tournament 3-0-1.

Hiltz’s three-run shot and Castillo’s two-run jack proved key in the win. Nederland wrapped up a successful week, which included a 6-2 win over Santa Fe and 2-2 tie to Friendswood on Friday.


Memorial 11, Kountze 4

KOUNTZE — Riyad Antoine launched a three-run home run, Roberto Collazo drove in three runs, and Port Arthur Memorial dominated Kountze in its own tournament.

Collazo went 2 for 3 with a double. David Torres and Derek Perez, each of whom had a hit, also drove in a run apiece.

Roberto Collazo held Kountze to two earned runs on two hits and struck out two in four innings.


Memorial 8, Hamshire-Fannett 4

KOUNTZE — Torres batted in four runs with a double and triple, as the Titans drove out the Longhorns.

Miguel Martinez, Van Ellas, Jaylon LaPoint, Collazo and Perez (RBI) each had a hit for Memorial. Ellas struck out five and allowed three earned runs on six hits in six innings for the win.

Memorial then lost 8-0 to Silsbee, although Hubert Felix and Torres each had a hit.


PNG 2, Deer Park 1 

LA PORTE — Josh Hranicky struck out nine but walked seven in 4 1/3 innings, and Port Neches-Groves edged Deer Park in a battle of defending state champions at the La Porte tournament.

Hranicky held the Deer to two hits, while Khristian Curtis came on to limit them to one hit the rest of the way. Carson Roccaforte, Cameron Stansbury, Holden Lane and Alec LeBouef each had one hit for the Indians (2-1-1).


PNG 6, Conroe 6, 8 inn. 

LA PORTE — Austin Bost went 3 for 4 and PNG totaled 11 hits, but could not get the winning run across the plate through an extra inning earlier in the La Porte tourney.

Hunter Curtis and Hranicky each had two hits for PNG. The game was tied at 5 through regulation.



Nederland 1, Central 0 

BEAUMONT — Aldo Ramirez’s goal made the difference for the Bulldogs in a 22-5A victory Friday.

Nederland will host PNG on Friday.



Bob Hope 19, Central 4, 3 inn. 

Viviana Gutierrez struck out five in the circle and went 2 for 2 with three RBI and a double in leading the Eagles to a three-inning run-rule win over the Jaguars.

Stephanie Gutierrez and Anna Chapa each had an RBI single, and Elissa Green made several key stops for the Eagles.


Nederland wins one, drops one

LEAGUE CITY — Hannah Goode accounted for three of Nederland’s nine hits Friday in a 1-0 win over Clear Springs at the Clear Creek ISD tournament.

Goode was 3 for 4, and Allysa Collazo went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Destini Trahan (double), Kristan Traxler, Halle Foster and Kallie Taylor each had a hit.

The next game, Kingwood Park beat Nederland 10-2. Destini Trahan scattered three earned runs on seven hits over five innings, while Hannah Grumbles, Goode, Collazo and Traxler each had a hit.


PNG goes 0-2 Friday

LEAGUE CITY — Port Neches-Groves didn’t have much luck Friday in the Clear Creek ISD tournament with losses to Clear Creek and North Shore.

Callie Jourdan batted 2 for 4 with a double, stolen base and run scored in a 6-3 loss to CC. Kasidee Sartin drove in a run, and Rachel Hammersmith and Kaitlyn Boudreaux each had a hit as Boudreaux scored and stole a base.

North Shore scored for runs in the eighth inning to hand the Indians their second loss in a row, 5-3.The loss overshadowed a 2-for-4 game by Sartin (stolen base, RBI) and two-RBI performance by Brooke Smith. Wright also doubled.


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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