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The El Dorado Drillers came up short in their regular-season finale Tuesday night, falling to Arkansas Pulpwood 5-3.

The Drillers (15-8) held a 3-2 lead until Arkansas Pulpwood scored three runs in the sixth to take the lead for good.

Landen Rainwater went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a double, a walk and a stolen base, while Trace Shoup went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles for the Drillers.

Jacob Eubanks, Tyler Johnson and Chase Brumley each had one hit and one RBI for the Drillers, while Josh Saulsbury had one hit and scored a run.

Saulsbury also got the starting nod for the Drillers, working three scoreless innings.

He allowed three hits, walked four and struck out four.

Rhett Richardson allowed two runs with one being earned in one inning of work. He allowed one hit, walked one and struck out one.

Jayson Thomas worked a scoreless inning with one walk and one strikeout with no hits allowed.

Ty Disotell took the loss after allowing three runs (two earned) in 2/3 of an inning. He allowed two hits, walked one and struck out one.

Eubanks walked two batters in 1/3 of an inning.

The Drillers will begin play Saturday at the Arkansas American Legion Junior Zone 4 Tournament against Malvern.

Game time is set for 5 p.m. from Sheridan.


The El Dorado Oilers dropped their second straight to Arkansas Pulpwood after being downed 9-0 on Tuesday night.

The Oilers (11-9) were upended 10-9 last week by Arkansas Pulpwood at Norphlet.

In Tuesday’s contest, the Oilers were limited to just two hits with Cade Schibler and Brumley each going 1-for-2 with the former collecting a double.

Rainwater took the loss, allowing two runs with one being earned over 2 2/3 innings. He allowed four hits, walked two and struck out four.

Shoup worked 1 1/3 innings, allowing four hits and four runs. He walked two and struck out two.

Jacob Boshears allowed one run in one inning of work. He walked two, struck out two and didn’t allow any hits.

Baylor Brumley worked a scoreless inning out of the bullpen. He walked one and struck out two while not allowing any hits.

The Oilers will host the Monroe (La.) Majors on Tuesday. Game time is set for 6 p.m. at El Dorado.

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