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July 11th, 2014
BENTON â€“ Despite walking 10 Little Rock Vipers on Wednesday night, the Benton McClendonâ€™s came away with a 9-2 victory at Bernard Holland Park in American Legion action. The game was originally supposed to be played at Gary Hogan Field (UALR) in Little Rock, but the site changed and the start time moved from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
SHERIDAN â€“ In their last matchup in mid-June, the Benton Panther legion high school team jumped on the Bryant Everett Black Sox with an 8-run fourth inning in an 11-1 Benton victory. On Saturday in the first round of the Zone Tournament in Sheridan, Everett turned the tables on the Panthers with the Black Sox shutting them out 10-0.
Panther Alex Graves stymied Everett in the teamsâ€™ previous match, but the Black Sox got to Graves with two runs in the first, two in the third and four in the bottom of the fifth inning to take an 8-0 lead.
ARLINGTON, Tenn. â€“ Austin Kelly gave up an unearned run in a complete-game finals win and the Bryant Everett Black Sox needed just three hits for a 2-1 championship game win over the St. Louis Gamers in the Arlington, Tenn. American Legion Tournament.
Everett defeated Elite Sports Academy 4-3 in the semifinal and took down Arkansas Express 4-2 in the quarters.
CABOT â€“ Down 1-0 after four innings, the Benton McClendonâ€™s put on a power surge in the top of the fifth scoring four runs and holding on to a 4-3 victory over Cabot Centennial Bank in Cabot on Monday night.