JUPITER, Fla. - The Jupiter Hammerheads tossed a combined no-hitter in their 5-0 win recently against the Clearwater Threshers at Bright House Field.
Angel Sanchez - who was recently acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Ricky Nolasco trade - started and pitched six shutout innings for Jupiter, walking two and striking out three. He now owns a sparkling 1.69 ERA in three starts with Jupiter.
Colby Suggs - a 2013 draftee who was added to the roster just last week - pitched two perfect innings in relief. The 21-year-old was the Marlins' second-round pick in June. Suggs is a a graduate of Sulphur Springs High School.
James Nygren finished the combined no-no for Jupiter, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning. Nygren, a 33rd-rounder in 2011 out of Oregon State, hasn't allowed a run since May 23 - a streak that includes 21.1 innings and 14 relief appearances.
Isaac Galloway went 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI for Jupiter.
This is the second combined no-hitter in Jupiter's 16-year history, dating back to the team's inception in 1998.
Jupiter's pitching has been their strength all season, as their team ERA of 3.00 leads the Florida State League.
bake sale Friday
The Hopkins County Angels youth softball team will be holding a bake sale Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in front of Alliance Bank in the downtown area of Sulphur Springs.
The Angels are raising money to cover the cost of attending the Dixie World Series which is slated in Alexandria, La.
The Hopkins County team has a first round bye and will face the winner of the North Carolina/Alexandria, La. team on Aug. 4 at 1:30 p.m according to coach Chris Voorheese.
To donate to the team, interested persons can also call coach Jared Pickett at 903-348-3350.
The Tournament of Champions will be coming up this week.
The event is Thursday through Saturday at Mount Vernon. Teams are guarantee five games for the $250 entry fee. Teams include 3/4 through varsity boys and girls.
Other events include: Aug. 2-3. Paris High School tournament, four game guarantee. $225 fee for 3/4, 5/6,7/8 boys and girls also JV varsity girls;
Aug. 3, Winnsboro playday for 5/6,7/8 boys and girls JV varsity girls; Aug 9-10, Martins Mill 5/6,7/8, JV and varsity boys and girls, four game guarantee, $225 per team’
Aug. 17, play day at New Boston 5/6 through varsity boys and girls.
Summer soccer tryouts set at Paris Junior College
Paris Junior College will hold open soccer tryouts for the men and women’s teams on Saturday, July 28 at Noyes Stadium.
Women’s tryouts will be held fromnoon to 2 p.m., and men’s tryouts from 2 - 4 p.m.
“We’re especially looking for a female goalkeeper,” said PJC men’s and women’s soccer coach Lance Noble. Prospective players must be seniors in high school or older to participate. If they are under 18, they must bring a parent or guardian. All participants must wear shin guards and bring water.
— From Staff and Wire Reports
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