Greyhound Squads in Action

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Marmaduke Lady Hounds had a busy week as they played seven games, winning all but one. Marmaduke now stands 17-1 overall and 10-0 in conference play.

The Hounds hosted Corning for a doubleheader Monday, April 18, and beat them badly in both games.

Final score for the first game was 13-2. Sammi Henry was on the mound and struck out seven. Offensively, Henry was 2 for 2 with 3 RBIs and Jordan Mays was 1 for 3 with a double and 4 RBIs.

Final for the second game was 13-1. Jo Hancock got her first hit of the year and knocked in two runs. Mays was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs. Henry was 2 for 3 with a triple. Natalie Shelton was 1 for 3 with 2 RBIs. Brittany Banning was 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs. Henry was on the mound and pitched a three-hitter.

The Lady Hounds hosted the annual Marmaduke Classic Saturday, April 16, where they took on Piggott and Greene County Tech.

In the first game Marmaduke rolled over Piggott, 12-0.

Henry pitched another three-hitter and offensively she had two hits and two RBIs. Natalie Lentz was 2 for 3. Tabitha Hyten was 2 or 3 with three RBI's. Natalie Shelton was 2 for 3 with a triple and a double and Rachel Martin was 2 for 2.

In the second game the Hounds lost to 5A GCT, 5-0, with the Hounds only getting two hits by Hyten and Banning. "It should have been 1-0," coach Rick Smith said. "We're still playing well; we just didn't score enough. We'll get another chance at GCT in a couple weeks."

The Hounds traveled to Hillcrest Friday, April 15, where they won 17-0 over the Screaming Eagles.

Henry pitched a one-hitter. Lentz was 3 for 3. Bridges and Martin were 1 for 1.

The Hounds hosted Riverside Thursday, April 14, beating the Rebels, 11-0.

Henry pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts.

Offensively, Mays was 3 for 3 with two RBIs. Lentz was 2 for 3. Hyten was 3 for 3 with two RBIs and Martin was 2 for 2 with two RBIs.

Marmaduke also hosted Buffalo Island Central Wednesday, April 13, winning 15-0.

Henry pitched a no-hitter and was 2 for 3 with two RBIs offensively. Mays was 2 for 3. Lentz was 2 for 2 with 2 RBIs. Hyten was 2 for 2 and Bridges was 3 for 3.

The Hounds face Marked Tree Tuesday in a rescheduled matchup. Results will be in next week's edition of the CCTD.

Meanwhile, the Marmaduke Hounds are struggling to keep their game together as they faced two more defeats in the past week.

The Hounds traveled to Hillcrest Friday, April 15, where they lost 10-0.

Cody Ails was on the mound. He gave up six hits and struck out six.

Offensively, Nate Rodriguez, D.J. Mitchell and Nicholas Brannan each got a hit apiece.

The Hounds hosted Riverside Thursday, April 14, and lost 20-0.

Jackson Lewallen started out on the mound. He gave up two hits, hit a batter, walked five and allowed eight runs.

Andy Risner came in as relief giving up six hits, hitting two batters, seven walks and 12 runs. He also struck out four.

Offensively, Cody Ails and Jackson Lewallen got a hit apiece.

"I was disappointed in our attitudes and efforts against Riverside," coach Kyle Gardner said. "Hillcrest had a big fourth inning and we stranded a few."

The Hounds will travel to East Poinsett County Thursday and results will be in next week's edition of the CCTD.

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