Mustangs win 1, lose three in Rogers

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ROGERS — The Mustang baseball team is 3-7 after some tough losses at the Rogers tournament over the weekend.

Madisonville defeated Silsbee, 4-3, on Saturday with a late-game double. The team had four runs, 11 hits and one error, while Silsbee had three runs, seven hits and no errors.

Pitcher Darren Blakley had three strikeouts. Kyle Poe had two hits and Sam Parrack contributed two RBI.

On Thursday, the Mustangs didn’t fare so well, losing to Midway junior varsity, Clifton and Burnet.

The Mustangs had an early lead in the third inning vs. Midway JV but ended up losing 6-5. Kyle Poe, Alan Jaramillo and Sam Parrack were the team’s leading hitters, while Robert Culbreth had two RBI.

Madisonville had five runs, nine hits and three errors, with Bryce Bennett pitching three strikeouts. Midway had six runs, five hits and one error.

Kasey Williamson was on the mound for the Mustangs vs. Clifton, which was another close call, 4-3. The Mustangs scored three runs in the first inning but the Cubs came back for the win. Madisonville had three runs, five hits and three errors, while Clifton had four runs, nine hits and no errors.

Burnet outscored the Mustangs 8-6 in the first game of the tournament. Kyle Poe pitched and was relieved in the final inning by first baseman Sam Parrack. Poe had three hits and Darren Blakley got an RBI.

Overall the Mustangs had six runs, seven hits and two errors, which was not enough to match Burnet’s eight runs, 13 hits and two errors.

The Mustangs play in the Franklin tournament Thursday through Saturday.

March 5 vs. Silsbee

Madisonville 1 0 1 0 0 2 4

Silsbee 2 0 0 1 0 X 3

March 3 vs. Midway JV

Madisonville 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 5

Midway JV 1 0 1 0 1 3 X 6

March 3 vs. Clifton

Madisonville 3 0 0 0 0 0 3

Clifton 0 0 1 0 3 X 4

March 3 vs. Burnet

Madisonville 4 0 0 2 X 6

Burnet 1 0 1 3 3 8

Lady Mustangs

The varsity softball team won their bracket over the weekend at the Franklin tournament, beating Fairfield, a district opponent, in the championship game.

The Lady Mustangs beat Bay Area Christian, 20-2, and ousted Centerville with a 10-2 win. The Fairfield victory was 10-4.

The girls had 23 RBI and more than 40 hits during Saturday’s games, according to Coach Miranda Butts.

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