BSB: Winning Streak Halts as Devils Have Tough Weekend

By Kris Freeman for White House High School

The White House Blue Devils won eight straight leading up to a three-game set this weekend, but fell in all three contests as the momentum came to a halt.

White House lost to the Nashville Knights, Clarksville Northeast and Portland on Friday and Saturday, respectively, to fall to 13-7 for the year.

White House plays at Harpeth on Monday and then hosts Harpeth on Tuesday.

The Nashville Knights won at White House on Friday, 12-1, then Clarksville Northeast followed in the split doubleheader for an 11-3 win. Portland won for the second time in three games over White House with a 4-1 victory Saturday.

Recaps by Gamechanger

Nashville Knights 12, White House 1

Nothing came easy for White House on Friday, as they fell 12-1 to Nashville Knights

Nashville Knights scored eight runs in the fifth inning.  LemmonBattle, and Correll all drove in runs in the frame.

Battle was credited with the victory for Nashville Knights. The hurler went five innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out 11.

Matthew Hannum took the loss for White HouseHannum lasted four innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out two.

Sam Abshire and Dustin Palmer each managed one hit to lead White House.

Nashville Knights had ten hits in the game.  BattleCurleyCorrell, and Caleb W all collected multiple hits for Nashville Knights.

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Clarksville Northeast 11, White House 3

White House watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 11-3 loss to Northeast on Friday. Northeast scored on a groundout by Collins, a double by Blane, an error, and a single by Book in the first inning.

The White House struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Northeast, giving up 11 runs.

Northeast got on the board in the first inning.  Collins grounded out, scoring one run.

Barnes took the win for Northeast. The pitcher allowed four hits and three runs over four innings, striking out four.  #30 threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Braeden Grieb took the loss for White House. The righty went one inning, allowing seven runs on three hits and striking out one.

Tanner CarpenterCaden BlackfordSam AbshireZane Brown, and Dustin Palmer each collected one hit to lead White House.

Northeast saw the ball well today, racking up nine hits in the game.  BarnesBlane, and Webb each racked up multiple hits for Northeast. Northeast stole 11 bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Webb led the way with three.

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Portland 4, White House 1

White House watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 4-1 loss to Portland on Saturday. Portland took the lead on a passed ball in the first inning.

White House lost despite out-hitting Portland seven to three.

Portland got things started in the first inning when Elliott lined out, driving in a run.

Ausbrooks was the winning pitcher for Portland. The pitcher allowed two hits and zero runs over three innings, striking out two and walking zero.

Josh Walker took the loss for White HouseWalker went two innings, allowing two runs on zero hits.

T Parker started the game for Portland. The bulldog went four innings, allowing one run on five hits, striking out five and walking zero

Eric Rogers led White House with two hits in three at bats.

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