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Dragons stay unbeaten in league play

by News-Times Staff | April 6, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.

Junction City kept its perfect record in the 8-2A intact with a pair of wins.

The Dragons picked up a 7-2 win at Lafayette County to close out last week before topping Bearden 11-0 on Monday.

Gabe Richard turned in another dominant outing against the Cougars, racking up 15 strikeouts en route to tossing a four-hitter. He issued no walks.

A senior, Richard helped himself at the plate with a single, a double and three RBIs.

A’Donnis Jones had a double and an RBI and Chase Wood added a single and an RBI.

Against the Bears, Coyt Sellers turned in a sterling effort of his own on the mound, firing a one-hit shutout. He walked five and struck out nine.

Richard had three hits in the win for Junction City, finishing with two singles and a double. He drove in three runs.

Jones chipped in with a double and an RBI, and Wood added a single and an RBI.

Peyton Robinson and Logan Pepper also had a single and an RBI with Sellers adding a base hit for the Dragons.

Junction City (10-10, 4-0) is scheduled to host Crossett today before resuming league play Friday when they travel to Hampton.

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