Indians knock off Hicks, Rosepine scores win over Grand Lake

Published 10:58 am Sunday, April 17, 2022

BWS Sports

HICKS — Anacoco freshman Kyle Scott was a one-man show on Saturday afternoon.

Scott drove in four runs and picked up a three-inning save, leading the Indians to a 6-4 win over the defending Class C champion Hicks Pirates in non-district action.

For the game, Scott was 2-for-4 at the plate with a triple and a home run. He also worked three innings on the mound in relief of starter Dylan Fitzgerald, giving up two runs on two hits with two strikeouts.

Anacoco took the initial lead of the game with a run in the top of the third, only to see the Pirates rally for two in the bottom of the fourth to take the lead, 2-1.

But in the fifth inning, the Indians managed to load the bases, chasing Hicks starter Zach Haymon in favor of Brad Pelt. Scott greeted Pelt with a three-run triple, giving Anacoco a 4-2 lead. Scott was thrown out at home attempting to stretch the hit into a home run.

However, Scott got that home run the top of the seventh when he connected on a bomb off of relief pitcher Aiden Coffman, giving Anacoco a 6-2 advantage heading into the bottom of the frame.

Hicks managed to push two runs across in the frame, but it wasn’t enough as Anacoco held on for the win.

Fitzgerald got the win, giving up two runs on three hits with one strikeout in four innings of work. He also had a double in the contest. Caleb Taylor added a pair of hits, including a double, while older brother, Chase Taylor, also had a double.

Haymon took the loss after giving up four runs on five hits with eight strikeouts. Haymon added two hits and an RBI in the game, while Aiden Coffman and Cayden Cowgill each drove in a run.


Grand Lake…..1

ROSEPINE — Advantage Class 2A.

The Rosepine Eagles, the top-ranked team in the Class 2A power rankings, won their 20th game in a row on Saturday afternoon, downing the No. 1 team in Class 1A, the Grand Lake Hornets, 3-1.

Rosepine (24-2) and Grand Lake were tied after two innings, but the Eagles managed to get on the board with a single run in the bottom of the third. With two outs, Logan Calcote singled. stole second base and later scored on a passed ball prior to a Grant Ducote single for a 1-0 Rosepine lead.

After a scoreless fourth, the Eagles added two more runs to the board in support of starting pitcher Lane Willis. Hunter Hines scored on a hard-hit single from Jake Smith. Smith eventually crossed home when Ducote reached on a fielder’s choice for a 3-0 lead.

The Hornets managed to push a run across in the sixth inning, but it wouldn’t get another chance as Rosepine held on for the win.

Willis worked five innings, giving up one run on one hit with six strikeouts. Casey Tilley pitched two innings of hitless relief for the save.

Ducote had a pair of hits and an RBI, while Smith had one hit and an RBI.

Garrett Walker took the loss for the Hornets, giving up three runs on six hits with two strikeouts over five innings on the mound. Connor Guillotte had the lone hit for Grand Lake.