By Christy Suggs
The RRHS Bulldogs went 4-0 for week 4. Coach Reed said “We’ve been searching for a signature win and we landed 2 in 3 days. Proud of these young men who continue to compete at higher levels of baseball. IF anyone in the area wants to watch some good baseball, its right here at Red River”
Tuesday, March 22 Haynesville vs. RR. The Bulldogs defeated Haynesville 11-0 as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ryder Hogan finished the game off with a strikeout. Pierce Kellogg singled on the first pitch at bat, scoring one run. Four more runs were put up in the fifth inning. Kenneth Lazarus and Eli Harper powered the big inning with RBIs. Freshman John Dickey was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over four innings, striking out four. Hogan threw one inning in relief and recorded the last three outs to earn the save. The Bulldogs stole eight bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Lazarus led the way with two.
Wednesday, March 24 Logansport (3) vs. RR (4) The Varsity stole the lead late and defeated Logansport 4-3 on Thursday. The game was tied at three with RR battling in the bottom of the fifth when Chris Carper drew a walk, scoring one run. Tyler Hughes earned the victory on the mound. The Bulldogs surrendered 3 runs on three hits over seven innings, striking out 12.
Friday, March 26 RR vs. Saline Friday the Bulldogs traveled to Saline to take on the Bobcats. They were able to snatch the lead in the sixth and bring home a 12-3 victory. The game was tied at 3 with Bulldogs batting in the top of the sixth when Jacob Kellogg reached on a dropped third strike. RR secured the victory thanks to seven runs in the seventh inning. Eli Harper, Chris Carper, Trenton Grigg, Jacob Kellogg, Kenneth Lazarus, and Pierce Kellogg all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Pierce Kellogg earned the victory on the mound. He lasted two innings, allowing five hits and one run while walking zero. Ryder Hogan threw one inning in relief and recorded the last three outs to earn the save. John Dickey started the game as pitcher. He lasted four innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out six and walking one. The Bulldogs did not commit a single error in the field. This gave Coach Chris Reed his 100th win. Stay tuned for more information on Coach and his 100th win.
Saturday March 27, RR vs. Claiborne Christian The Bulldogs loaded the bus early Saturday and traveled to West Monroe to battle against Claiborne Christian. This was a hard fought ballgame. They were able to steal the lead late in the game and defeated CC 7-6. RR was down 6-5 in the top of the sixth inning when Pierce Kellogg doubled on a 2-1 count scoring two runs. The offense got started in the first inning when Chris Carper doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Kellogg pitched the Dawgs to victory. Kellogg went four and a third innings, allowing three runs on four hits, Striking out six and walking one. Ryder Hogan started the game and surrendered three runs on five hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out two. The Bulldogs totaled ten hits in the game. Eli Harper, Hoga, and Kellogg all managed multiple hits for RRH. J. Kellogg, Hogan, and Harper each collected two hits to lead RR.
Stats and info provided by GameChanger Media and Coach Chris Reed.
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