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Danville 11, Lamar 8

The Little Johns scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to edge Lamar in the season-opener.

Gabe Stanley and Reid Crawford drove in three runs each for Danville.

Brady James tripled and scored two runs for Lamar.

Springdale High 4, Prairie Grove 0

Christopher Harvey allowed three hits and struck out four to lead the Bulldogs to a shutout win in the season-opener.

Harvey needed just 62 pitches over six innings to earn the win. Austin Wages pitched the final inning for the Bulldogs.

Casey Shipley and Jackson Sorters combined on a one-hitter for the Tigers but had four combined walks.

Springdale Har-Ber 10, Salem 0

Hunter Wood went 3-for-3 with a double and drove in two runs to lead the Wildcats to the big win in the PBR Arkansas Select Tournament.

Todd Girdner added a double and drove in four runs for Har-Ber, which took control with a five-run second inning.

Charlie Acuff pitched three scoreless innings and allowed just one hit to pick up the win. He struck out four and walked one. Logan Lightner allowed a hit over two scoreless innings to finish off the combined shutout.

Springdale Har-Ber 3, Mountain Home 2

Hunter Wood preserved a one-run lead with a game-clinching strikeout as the Wildcats won their second game of the day.

Mountain Home scored a run in the seventh and had the tying run at third base when Wood came on in relief to record the final out.

Wood and Sam Stephenson collected two hits each and Walker Immel tripled and drove in a run. Charlie Acuff had an RBI double.

Cooper Dossett went four innings to earn the win, allowing just one hit with three strikeouts.

Pea Ridge 2, Alma 1

Tate Busey tossed a two-hitter and struck out 16 to help the Blackhawks earn the win.

Pea Ridge scored a run in the third and another in the fourth thanks to Alma miscues. The Blackhawks finished with just three hits.

Landon Blair's RBI-single in the top of the seventh got Alma on the board. But Busey struck out the next two hitters to end the game.

Rogers Heritage 9, Siloam Springs 6

The War Eagles used a six-run top of the sixth inning to rally for the season-opening win.

Heritage had just one hit in the big inning -- an RBI single by Dan Taylor. However, the War Eagles benefited from six walks, a hit batsman and a Siloam Springs error in the inning to turn a 4-3 deficit into a 9-4 advantage.

Taylor had two hits and Quentin Edwards drove in two for Heritage. Hunter Royal picked up the win with two scoreless innings of relief. He struck out five and walked one.

Gavin Henson drove in a run and Christian Ledeker doubled and scored twice for the Panthers.

Van Buren 2, Shiloh Christian 1

Grant Shankle scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to snap a 1-1 tie and lift the Pointers to the victory.

Shankle led off the seventh with a single, moved to second when Connor Johnson drew a walk. Both runners moved up when Bryce Waters got down a sacrifice bunt. Mason Patrick struck out, but Shankle scored from third on a wild pitch to end the game.

Luke Hughes picked up the win in relief for the Pointers. He got the final two outs of the top of the seventh.

Sean Rhoades took the loss in relief for the Saints.

Jackson Hurst doubled and drove in Van Buren's other run. Walker Williams singled and drove in Shiloh Christian's only run.

Bentonville West 8, Fort Smith Northside 0

Three West pitchers combined to throw a four-hit shutout as the Wolverines opened their season with a victory at home over Northside.

Maddox Thornton threw two hitless innings and struck out, while Aaron Arnold allowed all four hits threw three innings. Jonah Keener then threw the final two hitless innings and struck out four.

West (1-0) scored four runs in the first inning, then added a solo tally in the third and three runs in the fifth. Cole Kitchens had three hits to pace the Wolverines' 12-hit attack, while Zach Trammell and Kendall Thornton had two hits and drove in two runs apiece.

West returns to action in the Benton Tournament as the Wolverines take on Sheridan at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Cabot 8, Bentonville 5

Cabot scored three unearned runs in the second inning to take the lead, and Bentonville never caught up as the Tigers dropped their season opener at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

Cabot added solo tallies in the third and fourth innings to make it a 5-1 game, then added three in the sixth. Bentonville then came back with three runs in the seventh to close the gap.

Luke Bennett had a double and drove in two runs for the Tigers (0-1), while Payton Allen had two hits and scored twice. Reed Ronan took the loss as he allowed four runs (one earned) on three innings, while Caleb Wilson and Bennett threw two innings each.

Booneville 11, Ozark 0

Gabe Fennell and Ty Goff combined on a one-hitter as the Bearcats rolled to the five-inning win.

Fennell picked up the win, allowing one hit over four innings. He struck out five and walked one. Goff pitched a perfect fifth, striking out two.

Randon Ray led Booneville, going 2-for-3, scoring twice and driving in two runs. Jacob Herrera drove in three.


Paris 5, Mansfield 1

Jadyn Hart went 2-for-2, scored twice and drove in a run and also picked up the win in the circle for the Lady Eagles.

Hart pitched a complete game, allowing a run on five hits. She struck out 13 and did not walk a batter.

Jayden Wells and Kasse Appleton added two hits each.

Fort Smith Southside 20, Van Buren 8

The Mavericks scored nine runs in the top of the sixth inning to snap an 8-8 tie and go on the win.

Hannah Hogue went 5-for-5 with two doubles and scored four times, while Madi Conklin went 3-for-3 with 9 RBIs and a grand slam to pace Southside's 18 hit attack.

Alexcia Trejo went 3-for-4 with a triple, drove in three runs and scored once for Van Buren.


Harrison 2, Siloam Springs 2

Siloam Springs scored with 5 minutes remaining to force a tie with Harrison during the season opener for both teams at Siloam Springs.

Claire Barger provided Harrison (0-0-1) with its first goal, scoring with 19 minutes left in the first half. Olivia Pall had the Lady Goblins' other goal during 17 minutes left.

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