May 9, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
Black Rock's Nathaniel Aaron (from left), Brice Sluder and Logan Orrick join other teammates in celebrating after being named regional champions.
Zebras are regional championsThe Black Rock Zebras claimed the championship of the 1A-3 Regional Baseball tournament with a 7-5 win over host Izard County Consolidated on May 1 at Brockwell.
Mitch Thompson earned the victory from the mound. He pitched all seven innings, allowing five runs and striking out six. Thompson pitched a total of 12 innings in the regionals, earning all three wins.
The Zebras took an early 1-0 lead and added another run in the third. Black Rock hammered the ball in the fifth inning and increased their lead 7-0.
Cats make second round
The Walnut Ridge Bobcats' baseball season came to an end Saturday with a 12-2 loss to the Parkers Chapel Trojans in the second round of the Class 2A State Tournament at Pine Bluff.
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Cats are runners-up
Tuckerman's Alex Sullins overpowered Walnut Ridge's Bobcats both on the mound and at the plate in leading the Bulldogs to a 12-1 win in the championship game of the 2A North Regional Baseball Tournament on May 1 at Newark.
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Hoxie All-Conference players namedRay Volner, Tanner Jarrett and Jonathan Lawrence were named All-Conference players in basketball.
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