Author: Greg Higgins

Pantherettes Roll into Area Round of the Playoffs

Like a train just leaving the station, the North Lamar Pantherettes took a couple of innings to get up to full speed in their Bi-District matchup with Rains. When they did, though, it was over quickly as they defeated Rains 15-0 in five innings to move on to the Area Round. In the one-game series, North Lamar scored one run in the second inning, two in the third and 12 in the fourth. Every starter, with the exception of one had at least one RBI for North Lamar in the game. The first run of the game came when...

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Panthers Clinch Playoff Spot After a Win Against Pleasant Grove

As radio broadcaster and Panther Press writer Adam Routon said, “This could be the biggest upset in 4A baseball in Texas.” Of course, he was referring to the Panthers’ 4-1 victory over the visiting Pleasant Grove Hawks. To a casual fan, you would need to look deeper into the numbers to see why this was an upset. First, you have the state ranking. Take it at face value but they came into play Friday night ranked fourth in the state of Texas in 4A. When I say take it at face value, I mean the rankings are comprised of...

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Panthers Hold off Atlanta Rally to Take Over Second Place in District

  Photo by:  Joe Watson   After falling behind early, the Panthers used three run innings to take control of the game. North Lamar three runs in each of the second, third and fifth innings in their 9-8 victory. Atlanta jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the second inning. In the bottom of the second, though, North Lamar would answer. After Tyler Biard was hit by a pitch and Cade Conway walked, Jake Roberts hit a 2-2 pitch over the right fielder’s head for a triple. Roberts would come around and score on a Sam Cowling single. In...

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Pantherettes Take Care of Atlanta off Reavis Grand Slam

  (Photo by Joe Watson) Freshman Ashlyn Reavis with a grand slam in the fourth inning against Atlanta.    On a night in which North Lamar recognized their three seniors, it was a freshman that did the damage in a 6-3 victory against Atlanta. Madison Morrison, Bailee Nickerson and Erin Scholl were honored before the game on Friday night. All three of the seniors have been on the varsity squad since they were freshman. On Friday night, it was another freshman that stole the show. The Atlanta coach had decided they didn’t want Scholl to beat them so she...

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Pantherettes Remain Undefeated in District After a 10-0 Victory Over Liberty Eylau

It was another game that didn’t make it past five innings as North Lamar run-ruled another district opponent. This time it was the Liberty Eylau Lady Leopards. Not only was it over early, it was another shut out win as the Pantherettes won 10-0. Junior Reagan Richardson pitched the complete game for North Lamar. She only allowed two hits and struck out eight in the win. Reagan also helped herself at the plate. She went two for four and had one RBI and scored a run as well. After a scoreless first inning, North Lamar got on the board...

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