HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Nocona blasts City View

Zach Trentham had a career game with five runs scored, a double and a triple as the Nocona High School baseball team walloped City View 21-4 in District 3A-9 action on Tuesday.
City View and Nocona were actually tied at 2-all after three innings, but the Indians then began piling on the runs with four in the fourth inning, six in the fifth and a whopping nine in the sixth.
Nocona won the game in six innings on account of the mercy rule.
It marked the second straight victory for Nocona, improving to 8-10 overall and 4-7 in 3A-9. The Indians played host to Paradise on Friday evening before visiting Bowie next Tuesday.
Jaxon Phipps, Robert Hawkins and Trentham all scattered three hits and produced three RBIs in this laugher.
Nocona could have scored even more if not for 13 runners left on base.
Jeremy James earned the win, pitching four innings. James allowed four earned runs on four hits while walking striking out five and walking three. He also had five hit batsmen.

Softball
City View 10, Nocona 8
City View held of Nocona for a District 3A-9 victory, even though the Lady Indians pressed the Lady Mustangs late by scoring twice in the seventh inning.
In the seventh inning, Nocona’s Makayla Sandoval stole home and Katelynn Walker added a run when Claire Walker singled her in.
Lexi Reed then reached on a fielder’s choice, but the rally ended on Kady Hackley’s groundout to second base and the game was over. Read more, and see complete box scores, in the weekend edition of The Bowie News.

Nocona’s Kameron Hill runs the bases during a recent game against Jacksboro. Nocona blasted City View on Tuesday night, 21-4. Click on the image itself for the complete photo. (News file photo by Blake Wood)