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Groveton wins two against county schools

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Centerville’s Landon Teeters pops an infield grounder off the batter’s box. Photo by Tony FarkasCenterville’s Landon Teeters pops an infield grounder off the batter’s box. Photo by Tony Farkas

TCNS staff

GROVETON — Highway 94 teams Apple Springs and Groveton faced off on Thursday, with the Indians blanking the Eagles 12-0.

Two days earlier, the Centerville Bulldogs made the same trip, with the Bulldogs losing 17-0.

Against Apple Springs, Groveton’s Jake Plotts had mound duty, tossing 9 strikeouts while only allowing 1 hit.

For the Indian offense, Dax Parker and Cade White each had 2 hits, with Parker bringing in 2 RBIs. Brody Thornton also had 2 RBIs, and Jackson Cathey, who went 1-for-2, made his one hit count with a 2-run homer.

Eagles pitcher Nathan Smith tossed 2 strikeouts while allowing 11 hits. Smith also had the lone hit for Apple Springs.

Against Centerville, the Indians took the momentum from the first batter for a 12-run first inning, following up with 5 runs in the second to end the game in 2 ½ innings.

Tanner Steubing allowed no hits while striking out 7 on the mound.

Most Groveton players chipped in on offense, but Jack Sullivan had 2 hits in the win, and Cade White smacked a triple off the left-field fence to drive in a run.

Apple Springs

The Eagles’ other game for the week was an 11-9 win over Alto on March 12.

Dakota Campbell, Connor Kaufman and Tristen Eddins each had 2 hits in the effort, with Campbell driving in 4 runs to Kaufman’s 3.

Campbell and Eddins shared mound duty, combining for 17 strikeouts while only allowing 4 hits.


The Tigers lost two games to Onalaska last week, 23-3 on March 12 and 15-0 on Thursday.



The Lady Tigers run-ruled the Onalaska Lady Wildcats twice last week, 21-6 on Thursday and 23-8 on Friday.

On Thursday, Skylar Knight went 2-for-3 with 1 RBI and 4 runs scored to lead the offense. Rainy Hall toed the mound, allowing only 2 hits while striking out 7.

On Friday, Knight, Hall, Lexi Smith and Jolene Hay each had 2 hits to lead the offense, with Knight driving in 5, and Smith and Halol driving in 3 each. Nae O’Bryant had 4 RBIs.


The Lady Indians put two more wins in the books, downing Douglass 25-4 on March 12 and beating Alto 10-1 on Friday.

Groveton currently is ranked 19th in the state behind its 13-4-1 record.

Apple Springs

The Lady Eagles fell to Wells 14-0 on March 12, and lost to Douglass 21-0 on March 11.

Makenzie Cockrell had the lone hit for the Lady Eagles against Douglass, and Abrie McWhorter had the sole hit against Wells.

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