Bullets rout Heber Springs 12-0
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The Remington Bullets American Legion baseball team improved to 3-3 on the season with a 12-0 whipping of Heber Springs on Monday at the Lonoke Ball Park.
The game lasted only four innings as the Bullets scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning.
Remington finished with nine hits. Guy Halbert was 3 for 3 with two runs scored and four RBIs, which came on a grand slam.
Shane Pepper, Blake Gooden and Lane Moore also scored two runs each. Scoring single runs were Madison James, Nick Watson, Garrett Spears and Christian James.
Pepper led off with a walk and stole second. Gooden doubled, driving in Pepper. Moore then singled to right field, pushing Gooden to third base. Gooden then scored.
Halbert singled to left. He and Moore then stole bases. Madison James then walked to load the bases. Watson walked, driving in Moore.
Spears doubled, driving in Halbert and Madison James. Two batters later, Pierce Johnson singled, driving in Watson and Spears. Pepper was hit by a pitch to reload the bases.
Gooden then walked to drive in Christian James. Moore reached on a fielder’s choice as Johnson was retired at home plate. Halbert then hit a grand slam, driving in Pepper, Gooden and Moore.
Christian James got the win, pitching three innings. He gave up two hits while striking out two. Mikey Shinn pitched the fourth, striking out two.
Bullets 11, Nashville 6
The Remington Bullets scored seven runs in the top of the second in beating Nashville 11-6 in a game in Pine Bluff on Saturday.
Remington led 2-1 after one inning. Blake Gooden scored on a wild pitch after reaching on an error. Lane Moore singled and scored on a double by Guy Halbert.
The Bullets scored seven runs in the top of the second to lead 9-1. Scoring were Halbert, Moore, Gooden, Pierce Johnson, Cody Martin and Christian James.
The Bullets scored two more runs in the third. Johnson scored on a batted ball by Shane Pepper, who also scored in the inning.
Nashville scored once in the first, twice in the third and third innings and once in the bottom of the fifth.
Halbert led the Bullets with three. Getting two hits each were Pepper, Moore, Madison James, Christian James and Johnson.
Spears pitched 2 1/3 innings. Nick Watson pitched the the final 2 2/3 innings, striking out four.