Area sports roundup
The Lady Hornets picked up two wins as they defeated Pocahontas 11-0 this past Monday and Marked Tree 16-1 this past Tuesday. Against Pocahontas, Anna Walker had four hits, four RBIs and a run scored to lead the Lady Hornets at the plate. Jehlian Wright had two hits and scored three runs as Jayden Roark had a hit, two RBIs and a run scored. Kloey Harlson threw a one-hitter as she walked two batters and struck out 10 while helping her own cause with two hits and a RBI. In the Marked Tree game, Harlon had three hit and two RBIs at the plate while collecting the win giving up one run on hie hit with nine strikeouts. Hayden Hopkins had two hits, three RBIs and two runs scored as Lacey Lambright had a hit and five RBIs. Walker hit a solo home run for Harrisburg. Ally Byers had the Lady Indians' only hit as Alana Williams scored a run. Harley Daniels took the loss for Marked Tree giving up 16 runs on 14 hits with one walk, four strikeouts and three hit batters.
The Horents fell to Brookland 13-4 last Thursday in Harrisburg. Walker Brown had a hit, a RBI and a run scored to lead Harrisburg at the plate as Parker Jones had a hit and a run scored. Jamason King had hit as Dalan Mathis and Lance McGinnis each scored a run. The Hornets came back Friday and got a 10-8 win over Marked Tree from a game that was halted Thursday due to rain after three innings. Wicker had two hits and five RBIs to lead the Hornets offense as Brown had two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs. Hayden Creecy had two hits, three runs scored and a RBI as Mathis had a hit, two runs scored and a RBI. Jett Jackson started on the mound as he pitched two innings giving up two runs on two hits with three walks and two strikeouts. Parker Jones got the win as he came on and pitched two and one-thirds innings giving up six runs on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts. Clay Wright got the save as he pitched the last two innings giving up one hit and striking out three. Braden Francis had two hits and three RBIs to lead Marked Tree as Chaz Simmons had a hit and three RBIs. Eli McCrary had three hits, two runs scored and a RBI as Aaron Hutchens had a hit, a run scored and a RBI. Jarrett Harsson pitched all six innings in taking the loss giving up 10 runs on 10 hits with two walks and a strikeout.