NEW CHAPEL HILL — Bullard swept Chapel Hill in a baseball/softball doubleheader Friday.
The Lady Panthers scored an 11-1 win over CH. In the second game, Bullard sophomore Zach Eschberger struck out nine and threw a three-hit shutout in a 10-0 win.
Chapel Hill will travel to play at Kilgore Tuesday, while the Panthers (18-5, 8-1) will entertain Henderson at Panther Field at 7 p.m.
Bullard jumped on starting pitcher Pat Day with three-runs in the first inning, and chased him with another run in the third stanza.
Eschberger meanwhile sat down nine of the fifteen Bulldog batters and the Panther bats cranked out nine hits.
The Bullard bats got two hits apiece from the Bryant brothers, Holden and Haden, and teammates Trevor Rumbelow and Weston Gray. Gray also added three steals among eight bases stolen by the Panthers.
Lady Panther catcher Sarah Ritch ripped an RBI-double in the six-run first inning.
The Lady Bulldogs had a hard time handling the wide-variety of pitches from winner Hana Woyt. She scattered four hits while striking out three.
Lady Panther Lainie Lassetter was 2 for 3 and scored two runs. Bullard got a 2 for 3 outing from Katie Lewis, along with two RBIs. Taylor Frederick and Katie Bell each had a single.
Chapel Hill answered back in the first inning with their lone run of the game behind Lady Bulldog Cheyenne Griffin’s single.
At Bulldog Field, New Chapel Hill
Bullard 10, Chapel Hill 0
Bullard 010 63 — 10 9 0
Chapel Hill 000 00 — 0 3 1
Zach Eschberger and Trevor Rumbelow. Pat Day, Melton (3),Wilson (4) and Morgan Skidmore. W – Eschberger. L – Day. SB – B: Holden Bryant, JP Hendrix, Haden Bryant, Jacob Shelton, Jesse Duplechin, Weston Gray 3. SAC – B: Jacob Proventer. LOB – B: 9. CH: 5.
JV SCORE – Bullard 12, Chapel Hill 5
RECORDS – Bullard 19-5 (8-1); Chapel Hill 2-7.
NEXT UP – Henderson at Bullard, Tues., 7 p.m. Chapel Hill at Kilgore, Tues. Driller Park, 7 p.m.
District 16-3A Softball
At Lady Bulldog Field, Chapel Hill
Bullard 11, Chapel Hill 1
Bullard 604 01 — 11 7 2
Chapel Hill 100 00 — 1 4 4
Hana Woyt and Sarah Ritch. Kaitlyn Parker and Allie Daniels. W – Woyt. L – Parker. 2B – B: Sarah Ritch. SB – B: Taylor Frederick. SAC – B: Baylee Taylor. LOB – B: 6. CH: 4.
RECORDS – Bullard 16-11 (4-6); Chapel Hill 0-10.
NEXT UP – Gladewater at Bullard, 5 p.m. Tuesday; Chapel Hill at Kilgore, StreamFlo Park, 5 p.m. Tuesday.