Purdy baseball is flying high

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Making the play Photo by Stacy Stevenson Cody Hall, a senior at Purdy, throws the ball across the infield to record an out during last Thursday's game against Conway.

The Purdy Eagles baseball team improved to 7-1 on Monday night with a double-header sweep of College Heights.

"The boys continue to play at a high level," said Purdy coach Joshua Hughes. "We played our fourth game of the season without committing an error. Any time you play well on defense and don't beat yourself you have a chance to win."

In the first game, Cameron Terry pitched five innings in the mercy rule shortened game as the Eagles won 10-0.

Terry (2-0) struck out seven and allowed three hits and no walks.

Reese Stevenson and Tyler Scott collected two hits a piece, and Cody Hall added a RBI triple.

In the night cap of the twin bill, the Eagles prevailed 14-1.

Alex Mareth (1-0) earned the victory, allowing one earned run on two hits in four innings of work while striking out six.

Hall provided power for Purdy, going three for four with two triples, an inside the park home run and five RBI. Hall hit the ball to right center in the gap, and with a huge outfield, Hall was able to make it around the bases. He added five RBI to his stats also. Stevenson and Terry collected two hits each, and Keevin Walker added two RBI.


The Purdy Eagles fell 4-1 to the Conway Bears in a battle of state ranked baseball teams Thursday night.

Conway led 1-0 after two innings of play. Purdy tied the game 1-1 in the sixth inning only to see the Bears rally for three runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Hall and Keevin Walker each doubled for Purdy.

The Eagles (7-2) host Sarcoxie on Thursday. First pitch is set for 4:30 p.m.

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