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June 26, 2014

Panthers win six straight as season winds down

marie@pvdemocrat.com — After losing two of their first three games of the summer, the Pauls Valley Panthers won the fifth and sixth straight defeating Purcell and Elmore City-Pernell Tuesday.

Eddie Johnson pitched a gem in the opener as Pauls Valley beat Purcell 2-1. Johnson gave up the one run on three hits. He struck out 8 and walked only one. The one run he did give up was a late inning home run.

The Panthers had three hits in the game all coming in the second inning when they plated two runs. Johnson led off the inning with a double and Matt Perry followed with a single.

Johnson scored on a passed ball as Perry took second. Breydan Jackson doubled home Perry for a 2-0 lead.

Purcell had runners in scoring position in both the first and third inning but Johnson worked out of the situation with strikeouts. A fifth inning home run broke the shut out but Pauls Valley was able to hang on for the one-run win.

Tyler Butts and Jackson combined on the mound to beat Elmore City-Pernell 4-1. Butts gave up one run on two hits and struck out a summer high 11 batters. Jackson didn’t give up any runs in relief and only one hit to get the save.

The Panther bats were quite all night against John Smith. The Elmore City righty allowed only 1 hit but couldn’t get the backing defensively as the Badgers committed 3 errors.

The Panthers scored two in the first as Butts and Devin Baker reached on back-to-back two out errors. Johnson walked to load the bases. Butts scored on a passed ball and Baker scored on Noah Davidson’s single for a 2-0 lead.

Elmore cut the lead in half in the fourth scoring a run on a pair of singles.

The Panthers scored a couple of insurance runs in the bottom of the fourth. Jackson reached on a fielder’s choice. With two outs Colin Arie reached on a hit by pitch. Jackson moved around to third as Thomas Davenport was hit with a pitch to load the bases.

Jackson scored on a passed ball and Arie racing to third scored after an errant throw up the line for two runs and a 4-1 lead.

The Badgers got a runner on in the fifth but Jackson was able to get out of the inning without any damage as PV won their sixth straight. The Panthers are 7-2 on the summer.

The Panthers are in action this morning in Sulphur at the Bulldog Invitational. These are their last games of the season.

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