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Bullets pull away from Morrilton for 18-7 win

<p>Mark Buffalo</p><p>Third baseman Wade Stouts holds his glove up after tagging out Morrilton&#8217;s Jake Wilson during the Bullets&#8217; 18-7 win last week at the Lonoke Ball Park.</p>

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Third baseman Wade Stouts holds his glove up after tagging out Morrilton’s Jake Wilson during the Bullets’ 18-7 win last week at the Lonoke Ball Park.

<p>Mark Buffalo</p><p>Remington Bullets coach Steve Moore talks to his players during their game with Morrilton last week.</p>

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Remington Bullets coach Steve Moore talks to his players during their game with Morrilton last week.

<p>Mark Buffalo</p><p>Remington pitcher Shane Pepper fires a pitch against Morrilton last week.</p>

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Remington pitcher Shane Pepper fires a pitch against Morrilton last week.

The Remington Bullets scored early and often in beating Morrilton 18-7 on June 7 at the Lonoke Ball Park.

The only inning in which the Bullets didn’t score was the fifth. At that point, they already led 15-7.

Morrilton scored the game’s first run in the top of the first. Joe Beck walked and scored on a passed ball.

Remington responded with five runs in the bottom of the inning to lead 5-1. Deric Herring scored the first run when he singled to left field and eventually scored when Madison James reached on a fielder’s choice. Chris Hart then scored on an error.

James scored when Chris Fisher reached on an error. Guy Halbert reached on an error and eventually scored on another error.

Fisher scored the Bullets’ fifth run.

Morrilton tried to stay in the game, plating two run in the top of the second with Jake Bryant and Daniel Cody crossing the plate to make it 5-3.

The Bullets scored only one run in the bottom of the second. Shane Pepper doubled and eventually scored on a sacrifice fly by Hart.

Morrilton took a 7-6 lead with four runs in the top of the third.

Remington quickly regained the lead with four runs in the bottom of the third to lead 10-7. Madison James led off with a double and scored when his brother Christian reached on an infield single.

Fisher stole home on a double steal with Christian James stealing second. Pepper then tripled, driving in Christian James. Pepper then scored on a wild pitch with Herring at the plate.

Pepper relieved Halbert on the mound in the fourth. He did not allow a run, leaving the Bullets ahead at 10-7.

Remington then scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth to lead 15-7. Lane Moore led off the inning with a single and advanced to second on a balk and moved to third on a wild pitch. He scored on a single by Madison James.

Halbert then singled. Fisher was then hit by a pitch to load the bases. Christian James singled to center field, driving in his brother, Madison. Two batters later, Pepper singled, driving in Halbert and re-loading the bases.

Hart reached on an error, allowing Fisher to score but loading the bases again. Moore then got a bases-loaded walk to force in Christian James for the fifth run.

Remington scored three runs in sixth to win the game. Scoring were Wade Stout, Herring and Hart.

Pepper led the Bullets with three hits. Herring, Moore, Madison James and Christian James had two hits each. Hart and Halbert each had one hit.

Halbert and Pepper combined for eight strikeouts in six innings of work.

Remington 14, Clarksville 0

The Remington Bullets routed Clarksville 14-0 on Monday.

The Bullets scored two runs in the first, one in the second, four each in the third and fifth and three in the fourth.

Lane Moore and Chris Fisher combined for a three-hitter. They also had three strikeouts.

Guy Halbert led the Bullets with three runs scored. Lane Moore and Garrett Spears each scored twice. Also scoring runs were Shane Pepper, Blake Gooden, Madison James, Reid McKenzie, Wade Stout, Chris Fisher, Chris Smith and Trevor Ransom.

Moore, Madison James and McKenzie each had two hits. Also collecting hits were Pepper, Halbert, Spears, Christian James, Stout and Ransom.

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