LMS Cardinals season

Published 10:23 am Friday, April 19, 2013

Last Friday, April 12, Landrum defeated a real good Lockhart team, 6-1 on their home field. Trey Jackson and Jacob Murphy led the team with two hits and two runs scored each.  A.J. Raber, Cole Steele, Dalton Kuykendall, and Noah Israel each had one hit for the team. A.J. Raber and Noah Israel scored one run each for the team.

Ryan Johnson picked up another win on the mound, striking out four Red Devil batters pitching three innings of three up, three down baseball in a row. Jacob Murphy came in to close out the game and earn “the save,” striking out five batters.  This game’s “web gem” was Corey Ashmore and his glove at third base robbing a Red Devil of a big hit.  Dalton Kuykendall caught a nice game behind the plate.

The Cardinals finished their successful season with an inner squad game with the Rookie’s vs the Veteran’s Tuesday afternoom.

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The rookie’s jumped out to an early 4-0 lead through the top of the fourth inning, then the Vet’s scored one run in the fourth, four runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth. The veteran’s came back to win the game 8-4 over the Rookies.

The VET’s were lead by Trey Jackson and Adam Burns with two hits and two runs each. Cole Steele also had one hit and scored twice. Jacob Murphy had two hits and scored once. Ryan Johnson came in the fifth inning and picked up the win.  Adam Burns came in relief and then Jacob Murphy came in to close the door and seal the deal as he picked up the save. Noah Israel and Corey Ashmore added 1 hit each and Tyler Gibbs scored once for the vet’s.

The  rookie’s were led by Joseph Quinn, A.J. Raber and Austin Farmer delivering two hits each.

Justus Horne, Dalton Kuykendall and Tyler Dukes had one hit each. Justus Horne, Dalton Kuykendall A.J. Raber and Easton Jenkins scored for the rookie’s.

The web gem of the game came in the fourth inning when center fielder Jacob Murphy made a diving grab and came up firing to third base to complete the double play and slow down an otherwise bigger inning for the rookie’s.

– article submitted by Jimmy Hambone Camp