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Panthers Rack Up Another District Win
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 • Posted April 19, 2012

The Panther baseball team outscored the Harper Longhorns, 8-0, on April 14 in a district 8-AA clash.

James Leachman pitched for the win with five strike-outs, two walks, and three hits. The Panthers scored two runs in the first inning when Kyle Gray got on base with a walk and Colton Childress laid down a bunt. Pete Chalico hit a sacrifice fly for a RBI with the score by Kyle. Colton scored on a throwing error by Harper.

In the second inning James blasted a double to left field. Chad Marshall bounced a double off the wall, left of center. Kyle leveled a single up the middle to bring Layne Lassberg and Chad home for scores. Blanco led 4-0.

The third inning was scoreless, but in the fourth Kyle connected with a double over the center fielder. Colton hit a single up the middle to bring Kyle home.

Leading 5-0 at the top of the fifth, Pete took a walk and Josh McCaslin hit a double to mid-center field to bring Pete in for the run. TJ Hardin then smashed a double to mid-left field to bring Josh in. TJ scored a run on a grounder hit by Ryan Davis.

The Panthers took an 8-0 win.

The junior varsity also posted a win over the Longhorns, 11-1.

The varsity Panthers will next battle the Confort Bobcats at home Saturday, April 21, in a crucial district game.

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