Portageville Bulldogs defeat Neelyville and NMCC with loss to DexterS
On Wednesday, May 9, the Portageville Bulldogs blew out county rival, New Madrid County Central, 13-2. This improves their regular season record to 17-7.
New Madrid County Central took an early lead in the first inning. Sylvester drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded.
However, the Bulldogs took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning. Connor Barham homered off of Silman driving in two runs and he also uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run.
Portageville scored six runs in the third inning, driven by a error, a walk by Alex Riddle, and a grand slam by Ryan Priggel.
Home runs for Portageville came when Priggel homered in the third inning and Barham homered in the second inning. Priggel led with four runs batted in. He went 1-for-3 on the day.
Last Tuesday, May 9, The Bulldogs defeated Neelyville with a 14-4 victory
The game was tied at four with Portageville batting in the bottom of the fourth when Nick Allred hit a grand slam off of Chaney Trout, driving in four runs.
Allred led the Bulldogs to victory by driving in six runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Allred drove in runs on a grand slam in the fourth and a single in the fifth.
Portageville captured the lead in the first inning when an error scored one run for the Bulldogs.
Neelyville scored four runs in the third inning.
Jesse Griffin took the loss for Neelyville. He tossed two-thirds of an inning, surrendering five runs, and two hits.
Trout started the game for Neelyville. He tossed four innings, allowing nine runs, nine hits, and striking out four.
Portageville collected 11 hits. Allred and Connor Barham each collected multiple hits. Luke Darst led with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with eight stolen bases.
Last Monday, May 8, was a different game altogether for Portageville as they fell to Dexter 9-4. Connor Barham went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Portageville Bulldogs Varsity in hits.
Dexter collected seven hits. Owens and Trevor McDonald each collected multiple hits for Dexter.
Portageville played in the semi-finals of the Class 3 District 1 tournament in Charleston over the weekend.