Baseball Bulldogs defeat Kelly; Lady Dawgs drop to Kennett

Thursday, April 12, 2018 ~ Updated 4:37 PM
Portageville pitcher Conner Barham got through seven innings on 98 pitches and allowed just one hit while walking none during Tuesday's game hosting Kelly. - Scott Seal photo

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. – Connor Barham fanned 11 and pitched a complete game shutout for the Portageville baseball team during their 3-0 win over Kelly on Tuesday.

The Bulldogs took advantage of five Kelly errors to pull ahead and stay there. Jacob Leonard had one of Portageville’s three hits, which was a double in the bottom of the sixth that scored Alex Riddle to make up the final.

Barham and Bub Lance each added a single to the cause, moving the Bulldogs to 6-2 on the season.

Kelly (5-5) received six strong innings from Jonathon Tyler. The starter allowed one earned run on three hits and one walk while striking out four on 79 pitches.

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Portageville - 020 001 x – 3 3 2

WP – Connor Barham. LP – Jonathon Tyler. 2B – Jacob Leonard (P).

Softball: Kennett 13, Portageville 0

The dust flies as Bulldog catcher Hunter Gates catches a strike in Tuesday's game with Kelly, - Scott Seal photo

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. - The Kennett Indians varsity softball team improved to 5-0 in Bootheel Conference play with a 13-0 five-inning victory at Portageville Wednesday afternoon.

Kennett scored seven runs in the first, one run in the second, one run in the third, one run in the fourth and three runs in the fifth for its 13-run total.

Meagan Pickens collected a pair of Kennett’s seven hits.

Emillie Johnson and Madi Parr each collected one RBI for Kennett.

Parr collected a victory in the circle. She allowed no runs, four hits, struck out nine and walked zero. Parr threw 68 pitches.

Portageville had four hits, including a double.

Kennett 13, Portageville 0

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WP - Madi Parr. 2B - Parr. Multiple hits - Kennett: Meagan Pickens 2-3.

Portageville's Shelby Rone, at second base, a Kennett opponent at first base and prepares to throw during Wednesday's game against Kennett. Portageville lost, 0-13. -Scott Seal photo