Sports Round-Up: Carthage alum Leach hits for the cycle | Sports

Sports Round-Up: Carthage alum Leach hits for the cycle | Sports
Sports Round-Up: Carthage alum Leach hits for the cycle | Sports

University of Arkansas sophomore catcher and Carthage alum Dylan Leach accomplished a rare feat for a hitter accomplish at anytime in one’s life.

Leach hit for the cycle in Arkansas’ 21-9 victory over Central Arkansas Back on April 5.

The 2020 Carthage alum, who bypassed his senior year to enroll early at Arkansas, finished 5-for-5 in the game with two home runs, a double, triple, five RBIs and four runs scored.

On the season so far, Leach has eight hits in 33 at-bats, including a pair of home runs and doubles, and has nine RBIs.

Behind the dish Leach has a 0.983 fielding percentage and has thrown out four of the nine base runners that have attempted a steal on him.

The Carthage baseball team scored five runs in the top of the fifth inning as they defeated Jasper 7-1 in District 17-4A play.

Brooks Brewster got the win throwing the complete game, allowing six hits, one run (unearned), one walk and seven strike outs. Brewster went 2-3 at the plate with a double and four RBIs.

Brewster went 2-3 at the plate with a double and four RBIs. Connor Cuff went 3-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, and Todd Register singled and scored.

Brewster delivered the walk-off RBI single as the Carthage Bulldogs baseball team defeated visiting Jasper 2-1 (eight innings) in a District 17-4A game on Tuesday. Cuff went 3-4 with a triple and two runs scored for the Bulldogs.

Javarian Roquemore got the win throwing all eight innings. He allowed five hits, one earned run, four walks and seven strike outs in getting the win for the Bulldogs, who pulled into a three-way tie for second place in the district.

The Beckville Bearcats baseball team exploded for 10 runs in the top of the third inning to defeat Big Sandy 17-1 in a three-inning mercy rule District 19-2A baseball game on Thursday. Tyler Bryan and Cason Dodson both had two hits two and three RBIs respectively.

Aiden Brantley had three RBIs and a run scored, Ryan Harris had two RBIs and two runs scored, Lance White two RBIs and scored twice, Karter Jones doubled with two RBIs and a run scored, and Matt Barr singled with two RBIs and scored three runs in the win over Big Sandy.

Bethany Grandgeorge threw a complete game three-hit shutout to lead Beckville to a 7-0 victory over visiting Shelbyville in District 22-2A play on Thursday. Grandgeorge walked only two and struck out 10 in the circle and had a single and an RBI at the plate.

McKinna Chamness went 4-for-4 with three doubles, an RBI and scored a run, while Reese Dudley Kaitlyn Tillman, Alex English and Kiara Willis all had two hits. Tillman and English both doubled with Tillman adding 3RBIs and English an RBI.

Amber Harris singled and scored and Natalie Pelzl singled and walked twice.

Ladycats combined for 15 hits in the win.

The Gary Bobcats baseball team had a season-high 18 runs as the they blew out visiting Mt. Enterprise 18-1 in a five-inning mercy rule contest in District 23-2A play on Tuesday.

Mason Smith and Clayton Grimes both had two hits, with Smith having two doubles, four RBIs, and scored three runs, and Grimes two RBIS and two runs scored.

Landon Sipes doubled and had two RBIs, while Aiden Scogins, David Stephens and Thomas Flowers both singled and scored three times.

Jasper Mills singled and scored twice.

Mills got the win on the hill throwing three innings. He allowed one hit, one run (unearned), walked two and struck out three.