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Mancuso shuts door in late innings

March 28, 2019 - 07:00
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Josh Mancuso has been a regular contributor for the Paris Junior College base-b a l l team.

The Anderson-Shiro High School graduate led the freshmen with 11 appearances, all in relief, through the first 26 games. The left-hander had a 1-0 record and 3.18 earned run average.

His longest outing was three innings against Panola, when he allowed one hit and one earned run in a no-decision.

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff pitcher Dalton Acosta allowed three earned runs on four hits in one-third inning against Mississippi. The Navasota High graduate appeared in relief, one of seven pitchers used in the 25-0 defeat.

Brookhaven College pitcher Trent Clark allowed one hit a n d one unearned run in two innings against Northland. Another past Rattler, the right-hander struck out two.

University of Texas at Tyler catcher Zach Pave-lock had a one-run single in two at-bats against Wisconsin-Platteville. The Iola High alumnus handled all five of his fielding chances.


Northwestern State University of Louisiana quarter-b a c k Shelton Eppler completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 191 yards in the first scrimmage of spring camp. The former Rattler threw touchdowns of 15, 11 and 8 yards and tossed one interception.

Men’s rodeo

Paden Hurst finished eighth in bareback riding at the Rio Grande Valley event. Out of Anderson-Shiro, he earned $230.

Women’s track and field

Freshman Malaiya Jed-kins ran the anchor of the Mc-Neese State University’s 4-by-100-meter relay that placed fourth at the Louisiana Classics. The Navasota graduate finished sixth in the triple jump, 18th in the 100 dash and 22nd in the 200 dash.

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