Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Bulldogs sweep Eastfield

Bulldogs sweep Eastfield

Justin Coats set a school record Monday in Texarkana College’s pair of victories over Eastfield at George Dobson Field.

Coats finished the doubleheader with seven hits, including three triples to run his season total to eight for a new school record. The Bulldogs took the opening game 9-1 and cruised to a 10-1 victory in the nightcap, improving to 32-22.

David Allday belted a grand slam home run in the third frame of the first game, and Lance Marvel made it back-to-back home runs with a solo shot. Gip Hendrix and Thomas Watson each added a pair of hits.

David Phillips had a three-run home run and drove in four RBI, and Hendrix added three hits in the nightcap. Trey Buck and Watson both contributed a pair of hits.

Game 1

Eastfield 001 000 0 — 1 5 0

Texarkana 015 201 x — 9 12 1

Jonathan Reeder, Landon Davidson (3), Caleb Kovatch (5), Casey Stone (6) and Travis Graves. Cody Wilson, Zach Fowler (7) and Lance Marvel. WP-Wilson. LP-Reeder. HR: TC-David Allday, 3rd, three on; Marvel, 3rd, none on.

Game 2

Eastfield 000 001 0 — 1 3 0

Texarkana 322 120 x — 10 17 4

Collin Loftin, Austin Good (2), Kelvin Garner (5), Casey Stone (6) and Nathan Reddick. Gip Hendrix, Zach Fowler (3), Cory Hill (5), Thomas Watson (6) and Lance Marvel. WP-Hendrix. LP-Loftin. HR: TC-David Phillips, 1st, two on.