TONY FARKAS | TCNS Groveton right fielder Reese White beats the pickoff back to first base during the Indians’ 19-1 win over Apple Springs on April 6.
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CENTERVILLE — On March 23, Centerville pulled off a 14-1 win against the Apple Springs Eagles.
Starting pitcher for the Bulldogs was Aydn Self, squaring off against the Eagles’ Dakota Campbell. Self went five innings with five strikeouts, and giving up one run; while Campbell pitched four and picked up seven strikeouts, while allowing 11 runs.
Closing pitcher for the Eagles was Daniel Johnson, who gave up three runs with one strikeout.
For the Bulldogs, Self went 3-for-3 with a double and two singles and five stolen bases; Logan Villanueva went 2-for-3 and three stolen bases; and Weston Dial, Ty Havard, Anthony Commiato, Ethan Rutledge and Logan Whittlesey each contributed hits as well.
The win put Centerville’s record at 4-1 on the season.
On March 16, Centerville downed the North Zulch Bulldogs 13-12.
On March 12, Centerville downed the Richards Panthers 13-11 in extra innings.
The Bulldogs and Panthers were tied 11-11 at the bottom of the sixth. Neither team scored in the seventh; in the eighth, Travis Thorne was on base after a walk, and lead-off batter Aydn Self clobbered a homer to bring the Bulldogs score up to 13.
Starting pitcher Self went five innings and recorded five strikeouts.
Logan Villanueva, Weston Dial, Travis Thorne and Logan Whittlesey each contributed hits in the win.
April 12 vs. Wells, 3-2 win
April 9 vs. Centerville, 20-0 loss
April 6 vs. Groveton, 19-1 loss
April 1 vs. Douglass, 29-0 loss
April 9 vs. Apple Springs, 20-0 win
April 9 vs. Douglass, 10-9 win
April 6 vs. Apple Springs, 19-1 win
April 9 vs. Tarkington, 16-1 loss.