The Crossett Eagles team won three consecutive games on the baseball diamond last week.

On Thursday, the Eagles faced Oak Grove on the road.

Oak Grove put the first run on the board in the bottom of the first and neither team scored in the second.

In the third inning, with a runner on base, Stetson Bishop scooped a ground ball and threw it to Trent Pullin for out number one. The runner scored, making the score 2-0. Bishop caught a pop-up on second and Deuce Hall struck out the next batter to send the Eagles to bat.

The Eagles still didn’t manage to score and left base-hitter Paul Edgar stranded on base.

In the top of the fourth Oak Grove went three up, three down. Hall struck out the first batter, Edgar caught a fly in right and Pullin caught a pop-up on first.

The Eagles were finally able to score in the bottom of the fourth when Cody Kelley walked on base and Griffin Courson knocked him in with a ground ball that got past the second baseman.

Bennett Holt grounded out to third, but moved Courson on to second base.

Chase Rice walked, but was out advancing to second on the next hit when Pullin grounded into fielder’s choice.

Hall knocked Courson and Pullin in and the Eagles were in the lead for the first time of the night with the score of 3-2.

Zeke Hopper knocked Hall in and Edgar walked on base.

Jack Rice hit a single to load the bases and the next batter walked, moving Hopper across plate.

A strikeout left Chase Rice, Edgar and Kelley all stranded on base and the Eagles took the field leading 5-2.

An Oak Grove triple sent a run in and then two walks put more runners on base.

Cooper Williams caught the ball on the mound and threw it to Courson on third for a double play, but not before one of the runners was able to get across the plate.

The Eagles came in to bat leading by one, but didn’t manage to score in the bottom of the fifth.

The Eagles held Oak Grove in the sixth and came into bat clenching their single point lead.

Hopper walked on, and with only one out Jack Rice knocked him in to give the Eagles six.

Kelley struck out, but Couson hit a single to bring Jack Rice to home plate for another Eagle point.

Holt walked on base and Chase Rice hit a single to move him on around and knock Courson in. The Eagles took the field leading 8-4.

Oak Grove got one run across in the last inning and the final score was 8-5.

Hall allowed two hits and two runs over four innings and Bishop closed out the game.

On Friday, the Eagles claimed another victory over Mangham.

Cody Kelley got the only Eagle hit in the first inning and managed to steal his way around before the third out.

The Eagles took the field leading 1-0, but two Mangham runners walked on base and one of them scored on a tag up to tie the score.

The next three innings were scoreless, but the Eagles got a run across in the top of the fifth.

Pullin hit a single to left field and Chase Golden walked on. Pullin stole second and home and the Eagles were in the lead 2-1.

The first Mangham batter hit a single, but the Eagles got the next three batters out before he was able to cross the plate.

In the top of the sixth with one out on the board, Hall singled on a line drive to first and Chase Rice move him to third with a single to right field.

Holt knocked them both in with a single to center field and then advanced to second when Hopper walked on.

Holt stole third on a strike and then he stole home and Hopper stole third on a past ball.

Hopper stole home on the next batter and the Eagles took the field leading 6-1.

In the bottom of the sixth, Hopper struck out batter one and batter two hit a single to center. Hall caught a pop up and Hopper struck another batter our and the Eagles came into bat.

Kelley hit a single and Courson laid down a sacrifice bunt to move him to second.

Hall was hit by a pitch and Chase Rice walked on to load the bases.

Holt knocked Kelley in, moved Hall to third and Chase Rice to second.

Hall scored on a past ball, but the other runners were left stranded after a strikeout.

In the top of the eighth, a Mangham double brought in a run and then errors brought in two more runs. The Eagles didn’t allow anymore runs and held on for an 8-4 victory.

The Eagles third win last week was on Saturday against Union Parish.

Chase Rice knocked Courson in during the top of the first for the first Eagle score, but the Eagles allowed Union Parish to score three runs in the bottom half.

In the top of the second, a hit from Kelley sent Pullin in, but a strikeout left two other runners stranded on base.

The Eagles took the field trailing 3-2.

Union Parish knocked one run in and a passed ball brought the other one in, making the score 5-2.

Neither team scored in the third inning, but Crossett caught back up in the fourth.

Hopper walked on and Pullin knocked him in. Kason Brooks hit a double to knock Pullin home and then moved to third on a hit by Jack Rice. Kelley hit a line drive that was caught and turned into a double play, but Brooks was able to make it home to tie the score five-all.

In the bottom of the fourth, the first Union Parish player hit a double, but the Eagles got the next three batters out. Jack Rice caught a pop-up on short, Cooper Williams threw a batter out at first and struck the third batter out.

The fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth innings were all scoreless, but the Eagles broke the tie in the top of the ninth.

Chance Golden was hit by a pitch and his pinch runner, Jack Rice, scored on a bunt by Cody Kelley.

Courson moved Kelley to third with a single and Hall knocked Kelly in with a single to left field.

Carson McDonald laid down a sacrifice bunt to move Hall to second and Courson to third. Holt knocked Courson in with a single to right field.

Hopper walked on and Hall scored on a wild pitch to make the score 9-5.

Pullin was thrown out at first after hitting a ground ball to short, but knocked Holt in and brought Hopper around to third base.

Hopper was caught stealing home and the Eagles took the field leading 10-5.

Union scored one point in the bottom of the ninth and the final score was 10-6.

The Eagles played Monticello on Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. The Eagles will play Harmony Grove at 3 p.m. Thursday.

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