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The Sideline: Heifer trail run; Hendrix baseball

Posted: March 23, 2013 - 8:29pm

Submission information for spring sports results

Results and highlights from high school spring sports events should be submitted to sports@thecabin.net or faxed to 501-327-6787.

Game reports, which should be submitted by a coach or a designated individual, will appear in the first available publication. Results submitted after 3 p.m. are not likely to be published in the next day’s print edition.

Reports will be edited according to Log Cabin style and space availability.

20K trail run to benefit Heifer International

The “Hoof It for Heifer” 20K Trail Run will be Saturday, April 13, at Petit Jean State Park in Morrilton.

The race, which includes a trail through both pavement and the Win Rockefeller Boy Scout Trail, will begin at 8 a.m. It is coordinated by the Central Arkansas Volunteer Group to benefit Heifer International, an organization dedicated to ending poverty and world hunger.

Registration fee is $45 before April 1 and $55 afterwards. There will be no race day registration. Entries close April 8, or whenever the maximum participants of 150 is reached.

Online signup is at ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?ed=3174. Further information can be obtained from www.heifertrailrun.com. A mail-in registration form can also be downloaded from the site.

BSU rallies to defeat Hendrix in baseball

Birmingham-Southern scored four runs on two hits and two errors in the top of the ninth Friday night to rally to a 6-3 baseball victory over Hendrix in Southern Athletic Association action.

The game between the Panthers (16-7, 7-0) and the Warriors (9-14, 3-7) was played at the University of Central Arkansas’ Bear Stadium because of weather.

The Hendrix College baseball team could not hold on to a one-run lead in the top of the ninth as they fell to Birmingham-Southern 6-3 in Southern Athletic Association action at Bear Stadium on Friday night. The visiting Panthers (16-7, 7-0) scored four runs on two hits and two errors in the top of the ninth to take the series opener.

In the bottom of the ninth with the Warriors trailing, 6-3, Ryan Ritz led off with a bunt single and Charlie St. Clair had a base hit to put two on with no outs. Collin Radack hit a shallow blooper, causing Ritz to get held up in between second and third, leading to a double play. Panther closer Blake Yance then got Brandon Smith to strike out looking for the final out of the game.

Hendrix outhit BSC 11-8, but the Warriors left 10 men on base. The BSC pitching staff also recorded 15 strikeouts.

St. Clair recorded three hits for Hendrix and Ritz, Seth Mobley and Jacob Perschke each had two. Perschke also drove in two runs. Simmons had a hit, two runs scored and two stolen bases. Radack extended his school-record hitting streak to a school-record 22 games in the first inning with a single.

Warrior senior starter Ted Smoyer (2-2) struck out four, but gave up seven hits, two earned runs, two walks and hit two batters in 8.2 innings.

Warriors defeat Majors in lacrosse

JACKSON, Miss. – The Hendrix College men’s lacrosse team moved to 2-0 in the Southern Athletic Association after defeating Millsaps College, 12-8, at Harper Davis Stadium on Saturday morning.

The Warriors (4-5, 2-0) were outshot by the host Majors (3-5, 0-2) 41-33, but had a 23-19 advantage in shots on goal.

The Majors tied the game at 3-3 late in the second, but Hendrix answered with back-to-back goals just before halftime to go up 5-3. Freshman Travis Rabun assisted Alex Heather’s third goal of the game and Cameron Millstone netted his second score.

Sophomore Patrick Diamonon put the Warriors up 6-3 to start the third, but Millsaps cut the lead to 6-5 with the next two goals. Millstone and Heather both found the back of the cage to end the quarter, giving Hendrix an 8-5 advantage.

Hunter Stevison started the fourth quarter with a pair of goals, allowing the Majors to the game at 8-8. The Warriors ended the game with four unanswered goals with Diamonon and freshman Patrick Rogers scoring once and freshman attacker Zachary Baier scoring twice.

Heather led Hendrix with four goals and Millstone had three goals, an assist and 10 ground balls. Diamonon and Baier each scored twice and Rabun had a pair of assists. Freshman Dan D’Ostuni picked up three ground balls. Freshman goalkeeper Joe Takacs recorded 16 saves.

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