Rash of doubles lifts Hornets to run-rule win over Zebras


PINE BLUFF — Based on recent results, it looked like the Bryant Hornets would be facing a much tougher Pine Bluff Zebras team on Saturday than the one they ripped 11-1 back on March 21. After all, the Z’s were coming off an 8-0 win over South Conference rival Lake Hamilton and had been edged 2-1 by Texarkana, 5-4 by Benton, 6-4 by Sheridan and 4-2 at El Dorado in games prior to that.

As it turned out, however, it was the same story, second verse as Zack Jackson fired a three-hit shutout and the Hornets used 10 hits to take advantage of eight walks, a hit batsman and two errors to post a 12-0 win in five innings at venerable Taylor Field.

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