Cabot Centennial Bank knocked off Jacksonville 5-1 on June 12 at the Cabot Ball Park in Senior American Legion baseball action.
The game was scoreless until the bottom of the third when Centennial Bank plated three runs. Tyler Wilkie reached on an error and went to third on a double by Scott Burnett. Two batters later, Casey Vaughan singled, driving in Wilkie. Two batters later, Burnett and Vaughan scored on a single by T.C. Carter.
Centennial Bank scored two more runs in the fourth. With two outs, Bryson Morris singled and scored on a double by Vaughan, who eventually scored on an error by Jacksonville third baseman Jared Wilson.
Jacksonville’s lone run came in the top of the seventh. Jesse Harbin singled and scored on a sacrifice fly by Xavier Brown.
Centennial Bank finished with eight hits. Morris, Vaughan and Carter had two hits each. Cole Thomas and Burnett had one hit each.
Dustin Morris got the win, going 6 1/3 innings. He allowed one run on three hits while striking out seven.
Lakeside 5, Cabot 3
Hot Springs Lakeside edged Cabot Centennial Bank 5-3 in the third game of the Sheridan Wood Bat Tournament on Saturday.
The score was tied 1-1 after four innings. Lakeside scored three times in the top of the sixth. Centennial Bank came back with two runs in the bottom of the frame to trail 4-3.
Tristan Bulice reached on an error to start the frame and scored on a triple by T.C. Carter. Justin Goff followed with a sacrifice fly to score Carter with the second run of the inning.
Lakeside pushed its lead to 5-3 with a run in the top of the seventh.
Centennial Bank had a chance to get closer as Kyle Kaufman singled with one out but was stranded at first base to end the inning.
Bryson Morris led his team with two hits. Bulice, Carter, Dustin Morris and Kaufman had one hit each.
Texarkana 12, Cabot 9
Texarkana ended Cabot Centennial Bank’s five-game winning streak with a 12-9 win in the second game of the Sheridan Wood Bat Tournament on Thursday.
Centennial Bank led 9-8 after the top of the sixth, scoring five runs. Tyler Wilkie led off the inning by reaching on an error. Bryson Morris followed with a single. Tristan Bulice walked to load the bases. T.C. Carter then singled to drive in Wilkie with the first run of the inning.
Justin Goff tied the game at 8-8 with a bases-clearing triple. Scoring on the play were Morris, Bulice and Carter. Goff eventually scored on a passed ball.
Texarkana scored four runs after Centennial Bank pitcher Casey Vaughan had retired the first two batters of the inning.
Centennial Bank had only one base runner in the top of the seventh. Bulice walked with two outs and went to second on a passed ball with Carter at bat but Carter was retired to end the game.
Centennial Bank got on the board in the top of the third. Bulice was hit by a pitch and went to second on a wild pitch. He scored on a a double by Carter.
Centennial Bank’s second run came in the fourth. Scott Burnett singled with one out and scored when Morris reached on an error.
Centennial Bank then scored two runs in the fifth. Bulice walked and Carter reached on an error. They both scored on a double by Goff.
Goff led his team at the plate, going 2-for-4 with five RBIs. Morris and Carter also had two hits each. Bulice and Burnett had one hit each.
Matthew Lusk led Texarkana with three runs and three hits in three at-bats.
Cabot 10, Benton 0
Cabot Centennial Bank opened play in the Sheridan Wood Bat Tournament with a 10-0 win over Benton on June 13.
Pitcher Kyle Kaufman allowed only one hit in five innings of work. He faced only batter over the minimum, striking out seven.
Centennial Bank scored twice in the first. Casey Vaughan singled with one out. He scored on a single by Tristan Bulice, who also scored in the inning.
Centennial Bank scored four runs in both the third and fourth innings. Vaughan, Bulice, T.C. Carter and Justin Goff each scored in the third.
Tyler Wilkie, Bryson Morris, Vaughan and Bulice scored in the fourth.