The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

High School Sports

March 30, 2013

Prep roundup: Ridgerunners clip Joplin in tournament

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Justin Tesreau had three hits and drove in four runs to lead Grove High School past Joplin 9-8 in the Claremore Pool of the Tiger/Zebra Classic on Friday.

Joplin coach Kirk Harryman said the Eagles, who finished 1-2 in pool play, will play at 1 p.m. or 3 today in the tourney. Position and site — Claremore or Pryor — depends on a later result on Friday night, Harryman said.

Tesreau had a double and home run among his hits.

Joplin (2-3 overall) had 12 hits with Gavin Jones and Chris Leonardi getting three apiece. Nate Brummer and Adam St. Peter each added two hits and Jones, who tripled, drove in two runs.

The Ridgerunners snapped an 8-8 tie by scoring in the bottom of the fifth inning. Joplin tallied four runs in both the first and fifth innings.

Carthage 6, Carl Junction 5

CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Tigers withstood a pair of late two-run innings by the Bulldogs in hiking their record to 5-0 with the nonconference win at Carl Lewton Stadium.

Carl Junction, trailing 3-1 after four innings, caught the Tigers in the fifth inning only to have Carthage score a run in the fifth and two in the sixth to survive the visitor’s two-run seventh.

Tiger Drew Bridges allowed eight hits, struck out 12 and walked in besting fellow senior right-hander Ethan Hatfield.

Bridges was backed by two hits apiece from Johnny Mills, who had two RBI, and Gabe Franklin. Bridges was 2-for-2 with two intentional passes and two runs scored.

Carl Junction (3-3) received two hits and two runs scored from Levi Babb and two hits from Branche McGriff.

Carl Junction is at Webb City today for a noon varsity-junior varsity doubleheader. Carthage, in its Bill O’Dell Tournament, plays Lamar at 7 p.m. on Monday.

Other games Monday at Carthage are Nevada vs. Webb City at 2 p.m. and Mount Vernon vs. Monett at 4:30.

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