Oak Ridge took losses to Kingwood Park (7-1) and Klein Oak (6-5) to conclude the final day of the Humble ISD Tournament in games played at Kingwood Park.
Against Kingwood Park, Conner Bennett hit a solo homer in the fifth inning for the War Eagles (2-5). Aiden Lucas and Dillon Staples each had two hits.
Weston Moss drove in two runs against Klein Oak while Lucas once again had two hits. The Panthers scored twice in the top of the seventh to take the lead and held on. Justin Bryant pitched 6 ⅔ innings for the War Eagles with four earned runs allowed and four strikeouts.
Oak Ridge plays Klein Oak again Tuesday in a home game at 6 p.m.
Nabors’ double lifts Conroe over Magnolia
Xander Nabors’ two-run double helped Conroe walk off Magnolia 7-6 on the final day of the Deer Park Tournament Saturday afternoon in five innings.
Nabors was 2 for 4 on the day for Conroe (1-4). Todd Anderson, Garret Cross and Jackson Todd each had one RBI for the Tigers. Frankie Olivarez picked up the win in relief with a strikeout and one hit allowed.
Tyce Armstrong hit a solo homer for Magnolia (3-3) and totaled two RBIs. Tyler Middleton was 2 for 3 with three RBIs
The Bulldogs quickly rebounded with a 10-2 win over La Porte in five innings to wrap their weekend. Cameron Nickens was 2 for 3 with three runs scored, a home run, a double and four RBIs. Tyce Armstrong was 2 for 4 with a double, a triple and two RBIs. Tyler Middleton had a double and was 2 for 3. T.J. Peters pitched all five innings for Magnolia and had four strikeouts, two earned runs, seven hits allowed and no walks.
Conroe begins the Ferrell Classic Thursday at home while Magnolia will start the Montgomery Tournament the same day.
Caney Creek wraps unbeaten week
Caney Creek finished its first week of the season unbeaten, closing it with an 8-1 win over C.E. King in the Humble ISD Tournament on Saturday.
The Panthers (4-0) trailed 1-0 after the first inning, then led 6-1 after three innings and later added two more runs. Caney Creek had just four hits, but drew 10 walks in the win. Tyler Bruner, Kyle Hughes and Josh Richards all drove in a run, and leadoff hitter Adan Gutierrez walked four times.
On the mound, Derek Brieden pitched a strong six innings. He struck out nine, walked three, earned one run and allowed two hits. In one inning of relief, Bruner struck out the side.
The Panthers compete in the Spring ISD Tournament next weekend.
Magnolia West tops Willis
Magnolia West wrapped up play in the Brazos Valley Tournament on Saturday with an 8-2 win over Willis.
The Mustangs (3-2) scored five times in the sixth and final inning of the win over Willis. Magnolia West had six players with a hit apiece and took advantage of four errors from the Wildkats (1-4-1). Mason Swidersky and JP Ellwanger each had an RBI. Ellwanger pitched four innings, allowed a hit, earned a run, struck out five and walked four. Kade Dunlap and Hunter Roland pitched one inning of relief each.
Willis wrapped up the day with a 4-4 tie against College Station The Wildkats scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a one run lead, then the Cougars tied it up in the bottom of the seventh. Steele Bardwell drove in two runs in the tie.
The Wildkats compete in the Ferrell Classic next weekend, while Magnolia West will compete at the Lamar Consolidated Tournament.
The Woodlands wins two
The Woodlands wrapped its weekend at the Humble ISD Tournament on Saturday with 4-2 wins over both Jersey Village and Atascocita.
Against Jersey Village, The Highlanders (3-2) scored their runs over the first two innings, then allowed a pair in the bottom of the seventh. Jacob Bulcroft drove in two runs and Harrison DiPasquale drove in one. On the mound, Parker McGill pitched five perfect innings with six strikeouts. Gray Nooe pitched two innings with three hits, two earned runs, a walk and a strikeout.
The Woodlands ended the day with Atascocita. The Highlanders added a couple runs in the top of the seven to create some cushion as Dylan Kerbow and Zach Pine both scored on an error to make it 4-1. Atascocita added a run in the bottom of the seventh.
Kerbow pitched four innings, walking and striking out five while allowing a hit. In three innings, James Martin struck out and walked three, allowed a hit and earned a run.
The Highlanders compete in the Ferrell Classic next weekend.
Porter wraps with win
Porter beat Madisonville 9-4 in four innings Saturday to end the weekend in the Madisonville Tournament.
The Spartans (4-1) scored four runs in both the second and third innings. Josh Evans-Pickens and Connor Westenburg both had a home run and two RBIs and Jake Tatom had a triple. Four Porter pitchers saw action in the win.
The Spartans will compete in the Barbers Hill Tournament next weekend.
Lake Creek splits high-scoring games
Lake Creek ended play in the Brazos Valley Tournament on Saturday with a 10-9 loss to A&M Consolidated and a 10-6 win over Huntsville.
The Lions (2-3) lost the first game via walk-off. Consol scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh and the tying and winning runs scored on an outfield error. Lake Creek was led by Shane Sdao, who homered and was 3 for 4 with three RBIs. Lead-off hitter Carson Tipton was 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
In the win over Huntsville, the Lions piled up 15 hits in six innings. Sdao and Jaron Lyness each had three hits. Five players had an RBI. Four pitchers saw action for Lake Creek in the win, led by Texas A&M signee Ty Sexton, who had four strikeouts in two perfect innings.
Lake Creek competes in the Brenham Tournament next weekend.
Splendora splits to wrap weekend
Splendora wrapped up play in the Crosby Tournament on Saturday with a 7-0 win over New Caney and a 7-3 loss to C.E. King.
The Wildcats (3-2) blew the New Caney game open with five runs in the third inning. Weston Price had a 2-RBI double in the big inning. Price finished with a team-high three RBIs. Waylon Smith and Jagger Kennedy had two hits apiece. Clayton Valentine pitched a complete game with four strikeouts, one walk and four hits.
In the loss to C.E. King, Zane Poe led the way with two hits. Landon McMurray pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowed three hits, struck out three, walked two and earned two runs.
Splendora is back in action at 7 p.m. Tuesday at home against Crosby. New Caney (3-2) is at Waller at 6 p.m. Friday.
College Park blanked by Bridgeland
College Park wrapped up action in the Spring Brand ISD Tournament with a 10-0 loss in five innings to Bridgeland Saturday morning.
The Cavaliers (3-1-1) scattered just two hits at the plate and four pitchers combined on five hits allowed and five earned runs with five strikeouts.
College Park returns to the diamond next Thursday for the beginning of the Ferrell Classic.