No. 2 Central Arkansas Tops No. 7 Northwestern State Behind Davenport’s Complete Game

first_imgCentral Arkansas advances to face No. 6 Stephen F. Austin at 4 p.m. CT Thursday, while Northwestern State slots into the 9 a.m. game Thursday against No. 3 Southeastern Louisiana. Jay Anderson put the Bears on the board first, reaching on a leadoff single and scoring from first on a double off Tyler Smith’s bat. Smith tested his luck on a single two batters later, but a Lenni Kunert missile to the plate beat Smith by a healthy margin to keep the score at 1-0. Box Score | Photo Gallery | Tournament HomepageSUGAR LAND, Texas – No. 2 Central Arkansas put No. 7 Northwestern State, the defending Southland Conference Tournament champions, on the difficult path for its title defense with a 2-0 win over the Demons on Wednesday afternoon at Constellation Field. Northwestern State ace Nathan Jones, who had struck out four of five batters from the last batter of the first to the first batter of the third, was nearly pegged for a second run on a Josh Ragan double that would’ve been a round-tripper if it landed a few inches higher. A trio of walks issued allowed Ragan to touch home plate and double the Bears’ lead.BSB: @UCABearBaseball on the board first in our second game. 30th RBI of the year for Smith, scoring Anderson. 1-0 Bears over @NSUDemonsBSB, B1st.?? @espn apps #ProveIt #BearClawsUp #SouthlandStrong— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) May 22, 2019 Davenport needed just 18 pitches to manufacture six-straight outs before allowing a double to Kunert, just Davenport’s fifth hit allowed on the afternoon. He responded by punching out pinch-hitter Peyton Davis for his eighth strikeout of the game. Central Arkansas starter Cody Davenport kept NSU off the board for all nine frames, allowing just six hits and one walk. The senior from Fayetteville, Ark., struck out 11 Demons and became the Bears’ career leader in strikeouts at 270. Jones settled back in and retired seven of the next nine batters he faced, including three-straight strikeouts, before passing the ball off to Nathan Hodo, who limited UCA to two hits over the final three innings with three strikeouts. However, the Demons couldn’t find an answer for the Bears’ hurler.last_img read more

Trejo’s solidarity birthday

first_imgThe jokes and memories sprouted nonstop during the chat between ‘Chango’ Moreno, Omar Pérez and ‘El Sapo’ Marchant, three boys from Santiago del Estero who ended up triumphing in Boca. “Impossible not to have a mirror for the three of them,” Trejo admitted.. “If I have to choose a special moment, the 2000 Copa Libertadores and the intercontinental in Japan,” said Marchant. “Well, I keep my debut on the Boca pitch, in an official match and as a starter it was against San Lorenzo. He felt the court vibrate. I don’t know if the shit he had. The debut and my first goal, “added Moreno.” Me, with the pension stage because the chip changes. From playing barefoot on the street with your friends to being there with a hundred boys wanting the same as you. And my debut in First with Bianchi. He marked me“Pérez added.To colaborate, the Chocota Trejo Foundation has set up a website (the collection amounts to 7,000 euros at the moment) and on his Social Networks he has appealed, especially to his compatriots, to whom he asks donating non-perishable food and clothing. They will not have to move from home, since they will be volunteers who will collect all that essential material in this serious crisis. An action that will be coordinated by Fernando Marmo ( Óscar Trejo celebrated his 32nd birthday this Sunday and he did it surrounded by friends in a charity event to raise funds, which will go to the hospitals and soup kitchens of his native Santiago del Estero due to this serious coronavirus crisis. “It is a special day. This brings me closer to the province and my family. It occurred to me because the Chocota Trejo Foundation always tries to help those who need it the most, “Rayo attacked during A quote that followed on YouTube, among others, the ex of the Emi Armenteros Strip.For the event players from rugby, basketball and soccer from Santiago passed by, that are currently spread throughout the world. In addition, 25 raffles were held for different sports equipment (shirts, boots …) and there were musical performances. Sounds typical of this Argentine region, which was on the lips of all the participants. From there also came Pancho Cerro, current midfielder of Defense and Justice, with a redhead past. “How is Rayito doing?” He asked Chocota, before thanking him for this initiative “so beautiful and so necessary.” Together they laughed remembering that 2017-18. “Are all trips like this? Cerro asked me after a seven-hour bus ride,” the Vallecano captain confessed.last_img read more