Mabank gets 14-run fifth,
beat Kemp, 17-0
By Sam Epps
KEMP–The Mabank Panthers had a huge, 14-run fifth
inning to close the doors on the Kemp Yellowjackets Friday.
Mabank won the game, 17-0.
The Panthers opened with a 2-run first inning, then had another
run in the top of the third inning.
Mabank Panther Ryan Walker was 2-for-3 at the plaate, with two
Zeke Gonzales hit one double and had three RBIs, and John Valez
was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Panther pitcher Austin Craig got the win for Mabank after
striking out six and allowing just three hits.
“We didn't play our best ballgame at all,” Kemp head baseball
coach Brandon Hankins said.
“We played a little tight and made too many mistakes. Mabank is
a good, well-coached ball club, you can't make mistakes against
a group like that,” he added. “We need to play better ... and we
will. Our kids are working hard daily to do the right things. We
will work this week to get back on track.”
The Panthers traveled to Crandall Tuesday, and are scheduled to
host the North Forney Falcons Friday.
The Yellowjackets traveled to North Forney Tuesday, and will
host the Kaufman Lions Friday.
Lady Bulldogs win Crandall
Eustace boys take second place
By Sam Epps
CRANDALL–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs won the Kyle King Coca-Cola
Relays track meet in Crandall last Thursday, while the Bulldogs
track team took second place at the meet.
The Eustace girls won with 136 points, Canton came in second
with 104 points and Crandall took third with 97 points.
Eustace Lady Bulldogs Oldham and Holcombe took fourth and fifth,
respectively, in the discus throw.
Oldham threw 92-7, while Holcombe’s throw was 88-5 ½.
Grant took first place in the long jump with a leap of 15-11 ½,
and Aiken finished third with a jump of 15-5.
Grant took fourth in the triple jump with a 34-8 ¾ attempt.
Aiken had a 31-11 triple jump to take fifth.
Eustace’s Cravey took first place in the girl’s pole vault with
a vault of 9 feet.
Aiken took second with 8-6.
Eustace took third and fifth places in the 3200-meter run, and
fourth in the girl’s 4x100-meter relay.
Eustace’s Allen finished second in the 800-meter run.
Aiken placed second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of
15.53, and Keeling finished fourth with a time of 17.58.
The Eustace girl’s 4x200-meter relay took first place with a
time of 1:50.7.
Renteria took fifth in the 400-meter run with a time of 1:07.6.
Keeling took third place in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of
52.94, while Aiken took third in the 200-meter run with a time
of 27 seconds.
Eustace’s Herrera placed fourth in the 1600-meter run with a
time of 5:59.8.
The girl’s 4x400-meter relay team took second place with a time
Mabank Lady Panther Pottorf took sixth in the 1600-meter run
with a time of 6:00.5.
Lady Panther Pannell placed fourth in the shot put with a throw
Mabank’s Duong took fourth in the long jump with a 15-4 ¼ jump.
Duong also took second place in the 100-meter run with a time of
The Lady Panthers finished eighth overall, with 18 points.
The Eustace Bulldog boys track team finished second with 106
points, just 21 points behind Crandall. Seagoville took third
with 78 points.
Eustace’s Purselley finished fifth in the discus throw with a
toss of 110-11.
Eustace’s McCarter finished fourth in the long jump with an
18-11 jump. Dunn took fifth with a jump of 18-8 ¼.
Bulldog Marter took third place in the triple jump with a 39-¼
effort, and Dunn placed fourth with a jump of 38-1.
Kirkhart finished second in the pole vault with a 10-6 vault,
while Givan placed third with a vault of 10-6 as well.
Zimmerer took first in the 3200-meter run with a time of
10:34.8, and Kirkhart placed third with a time of 10:59.1.
The Eustace boy’s 4x100 meter relay team placed sixth with a
time of 45.65.
Eustace’s Arambula took fist place in the 800-meter run with a
time of 2:04.7, and Yates placed third with a time of 2:09.5.
The Bulldog 4x200-meter relay team finished third with a time of
McCarter took third place in the 300-meter hurdles with a time
of 42.5 seconds.
Arambula won the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:45.2, while
Kirkhart took third with a time of 4:54.5 and Zimmerer took
fourth with a time of 4:54.9.
Eustace’s 4x400-meter relay team finished fourth with a time of
Mabank Panthers Gentry took sixth in the 200-meter run with a
time of 24.01. Zitko took fourth in the 300-meter hurdles with a
time of 42.84, and Schneider placed fifth with a time of 43.06.
The Mabank boys 4x200 meter relay team placed sixth with a time
Mabank’s Marler took second in the 100-meter run with a time of
Schneider took second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of
Mabank’s Burch nabbed second place in the triple jump with a
leap of 42-1, while Zitko took third in the long jump with a
leap of 19 feet.
Mabank’s Thorne placed fourth in the discus throw with a 115-6
Overall, the Panthers finished seventh with 46 points.
The Mabank junior varsity boys track team won the JV division in
Crandall with 102 points.
The Eustace JV boys finished fifth with 69 points.
The Mabank JV girls placed fifth in Crandall with 46 points, and
the Eustace JV girls took fourth with 107 points.