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Scrappers shut out Mena, fall to Ashdown; Scrapperettes split games

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The Nashville Scrappers wore the number 42 on the back of their jerseys during their win over Mena in memory of baseball great Jackie Robinson. April 15 was observed as Jackie Robinson Day.

The Nashville Scrappers took a 13-0 District 7-4A victory over Mena Friday afternoon.

Pitcher Colin Parnell recorded 7 strikeouts during the road victory.

Nashville took a 1-0 lead in the first inning before putting up 5 runs in the second, including a 2-run triple by Trace Beene and a 2-run single by Zach Jamison.

The Scrappers had 8 hits compared to 2 for Mena.

Nashville scores included 2 each for Jamison, Tyler Hanson and Ty Brown; and 1 each for Preston Pope, Austin Bowman, Hunter White, Colton Patterson, Beene, J.R. Middleton and Jordan Williams.

Jamison was the leading hitter with 2, followed by Pope, Bowman, Patterson, Beene, Middleton and Williams with 1 each.

White and Beene had 2 RBIs a piece, with 1 each for Jamison, Bowman, Middleton and Brown.

Parnell pitched all 7 innings, giving up 2 hits, no runs and striking out 7 Bearcats. He threw strikes on 54 of 77 pitches.

Ashdown

Ashdown handed the Scrappers their first conference loss of the season April 12. The Panthers won 8-2 in a game delayed one day by rain.

Scrapper scores came from Williams and Chris Willard.

Willard was the leading hitter with 2, followed by 1 each from Pope, Bowman, Beene and Williams.

Nashville scores came on RBIs by Willard and Dalton Smead.

Hanson and Pope shared pitching duties against the Panthers. Each gave up 4 runs and struck out 1 Ashdown batter. Hanson yielded 4 hits, with 2 for Pope.

Kirby

The Scrappers jumped on Kirby early and defeated the Trojans 10-0 April 13 at Wilson Park.

Pope and Hanson were the leading scorers with 3 runs each. Bowman, Brown, Parnell and Williams had 1 run each.

Bowman led the team in hits with 3, followed by Brown with 2, and 1 each from Pope, Hanson and Smead.

Bowman accounted for 4 of the Scrappers’ 9 RBIs. Willard had 2, with 1 a piece from Pope, Hanson and Smead.

Jamison pitched all 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and no runs while striking out 4 Trojans.

The Scrappers will play Taylor Thursday at 5 p.m. at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

They will travel to Bauxite Friday for a 5 p.m. and will host Dierks Monday, April 25, at 5 p.m.

Scrapperettes

Mena handed the Scrapperettes their first conference loss of the season with a 2-0 decision Friday afternoon at Mena.

The Scrapperettes put up 4 hits but were unable to score.

Madi Miller was the leading hitter with 2, followed by Kaylea Carver and Alyssa Harrison with 1 each.

Lake Hamilton

The Scrapperettes defeated Lake Hamilton 6-2 April 12.

Harrison and Maddi Horton hit home runs for Nashville.

The Scrapperettes scored 1 run in the first inning, 4 in the third and 1 in the fourth.

Lake Hamilton’s only scores came in the third.

Nashville will visit Bauxite Friday for a conference game.

They also will travel to Ashdown for a make-up game, with the date to be announced.