Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Navarro Sweeps Bulldogs...

Navarro sweeps Bulldogs
Published: 03/17/2009
Texarkana Gazette
CORSICANA, Texas—Texarkana College dropped a pair of Region XIV games Monday against Navarro.

TC fell to Navarro, 4-3, in the opening game, and lost the nightcap, 10-8. Texarkana is 16-8 overall and 1-3 Region XIV.

Texarkana held a 2-0 lead after three innings, but Navarro responded with two runs in the fourth and added a run in each of the fifth and sixth, including Joey Suda’s game-winning solo home run.

Gip Hendrix belted a solo home run in the fifth to tie the game. Austin Atwell finished with 3 for 4 with a double.

Shane Cole took the loss for TC.

In the second game, Navarro raced out to a 7-1 lead after two innings and held on for the lead.

David Allday finished with a pair of hits, and Brian Ellis contributed a triple, a double and RBI. Snikeris added three hits and three RBI, and Jake Rogers chipped in with a two-run single as TC pounded out 13 hits.

Texarkana College 002 010 0 — 3 9 1

Navarro 000 211 x — 4 6 1

Taylor Nichols, Shane Cole (6) and Lance Marvel. Brian Shore and Caleb Marx. WP-Shore. LP-Cole (0-1). HR: TC: Gip Hendrix, fifth inning, none on; NAV: Joey Fuda, sixth inning, none on.

Texarkana College 010 200 401 — 8 13 5

Navarro 160 003 00x — 10 10 3

John Stilson, Justin Fowler (4), Brittan Diamond (7) and Jordy Snikeris. Austin Pruitt, Corey Henderson (7) and Justin Snider. WP-Pruitt. LP-Stilson (4-1).