Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

April 16, 2013

16-3A Baseball: Bullard diamond boys win third-straight league outing via shutout

Jacksonville Daily Progress

NEW CHAPEL HILL — For the third-game in-a-row, Bullard won via a shutout over a District 16-3A rival.

On Friday night the Panthers fileted the Bulldogs of Chapel Hill, 10-0, to run their record to 18-5, 8-1 in 16-3A.

Panther ace, Zach Eschberger was on his game on the mound once again, tossing a three-hitter.

Bullard jumped on starting pitcher Pat Day with three-runs in the first inning, and chased him with another run in the third stanza, trailing Bullard 4-0.

Eschberger meanwhile sat down nine of the fifteen Bulldog batters in the game and the Panther bats cranked out nine hits in the game.

The Bullard bats got two hits apiece from the Bryant brothers, Holden and Haden, and teammates Trevor Rumbelow and Weston Gray. Gray also added three steals among eight bases stolen by the Panthers.

Bullard 10, Chapel Hill 0

Bullard          010 63  -   10   9    0  

Chapel Hill   000 00   -    0   3    1

Zach Eschberger and Trevor Rumbelow. Pat Day, Melton (3),Wilson (4) and Morgan Skidmore. W – Eschberger. L – Day. SB – B: Holden Bryant, JP Hendrix, Haden Bryant, Jacob Shelton, Jesse Duplechin, Weston Gray 3. SAC – B: Jacob Proventer. LOB – B: 9. CH: 5.    

Records – Bullard 19-5; 8-1. Chapel Hill 2-7.