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June 3, 2013

2013 All-Orange Leader Baseball Team

ORANGE —

The 2013 baseball season will go down as a very busy season and a very successful season for Orange County teams.

Three teams made it to the playoffs this year as Bridge City, Little Cypress-Mauriceville and Orangefield each punched postseason tickets.

The Bears had to fight it out in a very tough District 20-4A, which is normal for one of the toughest districts in the state.

LC-M finished with a 8-6 district mark which left the Bears and Vidor Pirates in a tie for fourth. The Pirates defeated the Bears 6-5 in the last district game and forced a play-in contest the following day, which LC-M won and moved on to the playoffs.

Barbers Hill eliminated LC-M in the bi-district round.

Bridge City’s annual run to the regional semifinals came up a round short this year as Huffman knocked out the Cardinals in the regional quarterfinals. This year’s game was a lot like last year’s contest between the two schools yet only Bridge City could not defeat Huffman in 2013.

Bridge City shared the District 21-3A title with Silsbee this year. The Tigers, who as of press time were one round away from Austin, defeated the Cardinals in a tiebreaker to have the No. 1 seed.

Orangefield, who finished third in District 21-3A this year, had a great run through the playoffs as the Bobcats also reached the regional quarterfinals.

The Bobcats were eliminated by the Silsbee Tigers in a three-game series. Orangefield defeated Silsbee 5-3 in Game 2 after losing Game 1, 5-1. Silsbee’s Tigers then won Game 3, 6-2.

Let us break down our superlatives for this year’s All Orange Leader Baseball Team.

Sophomore Chase Shugart is honored as our MVP of this year’s team and now hear this one out. Shugart blistered the baseball in the batter’s box this year batting 

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  • Lady Cards take second by downing H-J

    Getting a definite different kind of “grand slam” home run from senior Kelsey Fults, the Bridge City Lady Cardinals sealed the second-place playoff spot out of District 21-3A by toppling the Hardin-Jefferson Lady Hawks 6-1 at Lady Cardinal Field Friday evening.

    April 18, 2014

  • Bears blank Raiders to give Griff his 500th win

    A young Little CYpress-Mauriceville team gave long-time head coach Steve Griffith his 500th career coaching victory Thursday night as the Bears defeated the Lumberton Raiders 4-0 in District 20-4A action at Don Gibbens Field.

    April 18, 2014

  • Several Bear tracksters punch regional tickets

    Several Little Cypress-Mauriceville tracksters will move on to the Class 4A Region III Track & Field Championships after having success at the Area Meet featuring District 20-4A and District 19-4A Teams.

    April 17, 2014

  • Cox golfer LC-M golfer Cox heading to state

    Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Lauren Cox will take her golf talents to the Class 4A State Golf Tournament by placing fourth overall at the Class 4A Region III Golf Championships that were held at River Ridge Golf Club Wednesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Locals rack up at 3A Area Meet

    Orange County 3A schools shined Wednesday and punched their tickets to the Class 3A Region III Track & Field Championships by placing well at the Area Meet in Splendora.

    April 17, 2014

  • Mustangs clinch playoffs with win over Cats

    The West Orange-Stark Mustangs moved into a second-place tie and clinched a playoff spot with a 6-2 District 21-3A victory over the Orangefield Bobcats at Orangefield High School Tuesday night.

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Cats blank WO-S, 10-0

    The District 21-3A champion Orangefield Lady Bobcats wrapped up the regular season with a 10-0 victory over the West Orange-Stark Lady Mustangs at Lady Bobcat Field Tuesday night.

    April 15, 2014

  • Cardinals fend off Longhorns, 4-2

    The second-ranked Bridge City Cardinals kept their perfect District 21-3A mark intact Tuesday night by nipping the Hamshire-Fannett Longhorns 4-2 in District 21-3A play at Cardinal Field.

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Bears turn back Vidor, 3-2

    The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears turned the tables on the Vidor Lady Pirates Tuesday night.

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Cards blitz H-F with dingers

    The Bridge City Lady Cardinals continued to play “Home Run Derby” on their home turf as they blasted four home runs in a 14-0 blanking of last-place Hamshire-Fannett Tuesday night in District 21-3A action at Lady Cardinal Field.

    April 15, 2014

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