(Orange, Texas)

Sports Headlines

March 22, 2013

OF spoils Anderson's performance with 1-0 win over Stangs


Orangefield Baseball Coach Todd Trawhon knows his team was lucky to get out of Friday's game against West Orange-Stark with a victory.

Aidan Anderson was brilliant against the Bobcats and the top of the seventh was not looking too promising for Orangefield to keep the lead.

Orangefield in the end escaped a bases loaded, no-out jam to win 1-0 against WO-S.

Anderson threw all six innings against the Bobcats and only gave up three hits and struck out 13 batters.

Braxton Smith started for the Bobcats and threw six innings before starting the top of the seventh off with a walk and two hit batters with no outs. Ryan Gunstream came into the game at that point and quickly picked up two strike outs.

Gunstream then got a chopper right back to the mound to end the game.

“When a guy comes in like that you try not to panic,” Trawhon said. “You try to stay calm because if you aren't calm the pitcher will pick up on it.”

Cody Angelle scored the game's only run in the bottom of the fourth on a wild pitch. Angelle led the inning off with an infield single and moved around the bases on an error and a walk by Tryce Howard.

There were not too many other times Anderson got into serious trouble against Orangefield batters.

“Their pitcher did awesome tonight,” Trawhon said. “Anderson is maturing and turning into a young man. He is only going to get better and that is pretty scary considering he is only a sophomore. My hat is off to him.”

Smith struck out seven batters and gave up four hits and two walks for Orangefield before exiting the game.

Orangefield put runners on second and third in the first and fourth innings only to have Anderson strike out the next two batters he faced.

The Bobcats did it again in the second before Anderson struck out Eric Truncale to end the threat.

Bridge City defeated Hamshire-Fannett 11-1 in other District 21-3A action. Hunter Uzzle, Chase Shugart and Preston Pittman each hit home runs for the Cardinals.

Text Only
Sports Headlines
  • Big 1st frame propels Mustangs past Cardinals

    Using a monstrous six-run first inning, the West Orange-Stark Mustangs handed District 21-3A champion Bridge City their first loss in 21-3A play with a 6-3 victory at Anderson Field Tuesday night.

    April 22, 2014

  • Softball playoffs crank up Friday

    Softball playoff teams will be busy at the end of the week including the Orangefield Lady Bobcats, the Bridge City Lady Cardinals and the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears.

    April 22, 2014

  • Ragsdale to take softball talents to LU

    Lamar University softball coach Holly Bruder announced that three student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent this week to play for Lamar starting in the 2014-15 season.

    April 22, 2014

  • Cardinals roll past Hawks for 20th victory

    The district champion Bridge City Cardinals pelted the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks 9-3 to continue their dominance of District 21-3A Friday night at Cardinal Field.

    April 18, 2014

  • Mustangs nip Cougars 2-0 to net 20th win

    West Orange-Stark’s magical 2014 campaign continues to reach nice milestones as Coach Shea Landry’s “crew” picked up win No. 20 by downing the Buna Cougars 2-0 Friday night.

    April 18, 2014

  • 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

Leader Sports
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide