Division 15-4a Standings - 2018

District Overall
W L W L T
Kilgore Bulldogs 9 1 27 6 0
Bullard Panthers 7 3 15 13 0
Longview Spring Hill Panthers 6 4 13 14 0
Gladewater Bears 3 7 9 18 1
Gilmer Buckeyes 3 7 7 11 0
Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 2 8 10 10 0

Kilgore Bulldogs

Team Website:

Coach: Eugene Lafitte(1 Years As Head Coach, 273 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Joey Pippen; Josh Riley; Jason Gunn

2017 Record: 26-7-2/9-1; Regional Quarterfinalist

Returning Starters

Javan Smitherman, Sr, SS/P (10-1, District MVP) Harlee Biggs, Sr, 1B (1st Team AD) Ren Reynolds, Sr, 2B (1st Team AD) Trae Clayton, Sr, OF (1st Team AD) Elijah Williams, Sr, OF (2nd Team AD) Conner Martin, Jr, 3B (1st Team AD) Duece Ervin, Jr, OF (1st Team AD) Khalon Clayton, Jr, C Jayce McFarland, So, OF

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/20 Regular Texarkana Liberty-Eylau Leopards 3-1(L) 0-1-0
02/26 Regular Whitehouse Wildcats 9-8(L) 0-2-0
03/02 Tournament Hardin-Jefferson Hawks 2-1(W) 1-2-0
03/03 Tournament Central Heights Blue Devils 4-3(W) 2-2-0
03/03 Tournament New Diana Eagles 5-2(W) 3-2-0
03/08 Tournament Caddo Mills Foxes 4-3(W) 4-2-0
03/09 Tournament Edgewood Bulldogs 7-2(W) 5-2-0
03/10 Tournament Elkhart Elks 11-3(W) 6-2-0
03/10 Tournament Farmersville Farmers 3-5(W) 7-2-0
03/13 Regular Athens Hornets 3-2(L) 7-3-0
03/14 Regular Silsbee Tigers 8-6(W) 8-3-0
03/23 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 5-3(W) 9-3-0
03/26 District Bullard Panthers 5-0(W) 10-3-0
03/29 District Gilmer Buckeyes 10-0(W) 11-3-0
04/02 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 12-2(W) 12-3-0
04/06 District Gladewater Bears 3-1(W) 13-3-0
04/10 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 5-3(W) 14-3-0
04/14 District Bullard Panthers 1-0(L) 14-4-0
04/17 District Gilmer Buckeyes 10-0(W) 15-4-0
04/20 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 15-1(W) 16-4-0
04/24 District Gladewater Bears 11-0(W) 17-4-0
04/27 Regular New Diana Eagles 3-11(W) 18-4-0
04/28 Regular Palestine Wildcats 11-3(W) 19-4-0
05/03 Playoff Henderson Lions 6-0(W) 20-4-0
05/05 Playoff Henderson Lions 6-5(W) 21-4-0
05/11 Playoff Pittsburg Pirates 13-4(W) 22-4-0
05/12 Playoff Pittsburg Pirates 4-2(W) 23-4-0
05/17 Playoff Center Roughriders 7-0(W) 24-4-0
05/18 Playoff Center Roughriders 3-0(W) 25-4-0
05/23 Playoff Crandall Pirates 2-1(W) 26-4-0
05/25 Playoff Crandall Pirates 15-4(W) 27-4-0
05/30 Playoff Argyle Eagles 4-3(L) 27-5-0
05/31 Playoff Argyle Eagles 10-0(L) 27-6-0

Bullard Panthers

Team Website:

Coach: Chad Linder(4 Years As Head Coach, 54 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Colin Crawford; Caleb Gibson

2017 Record: 12-16-1/5-5; Area Finalist

Returning Starters

Jacob Johnson, Sr, OF/P Nic Costas, Sr, INF Jansen Mattingly, Sr, C/INF Cody Rowan, Sr, INF/P Cleet Bowman, Sr, INF/C Landry Lasseter, Jr, INF/OF Dakota Walsworth, Jr, INF/P Colton Bowman, Jr, OF/P Grant Walters, So, OF/P

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/19 Regular Whitehouse Wildcats 14-6(L) 0-1-0
02/22 Tournament Paris Wildcats 5-0(W) 1-1-0
02/22 Tournament Athens Hornets 18-2(W) 2-1-0
02/26 Regular Emory Rains Wildcats 12-11(W) 3-1-0
03/05 Regular Marshall Mavericks 7-5(L) 3-2-0
03/08 Tournament Carthage Bulldogs 9-2(L) 3-3-0
03/09 Tournament Central Heights Blue Devils 12-8(L) 3-4-0
03/09 Tournament Union Hill Bulldogs 1-2(W) 4-4-0
03/09 Tournament Bridge City Cardinals 7-4(L) 4-5-0
03/10 Tournament Kirbyville Wildcats 4-1(W) 5-5-0
03/13 Regular Whitehouse Wildcats 12-6(L) 5-6-0
03/16 Regular Winnsboro Raiders 9-5(L) 5-7-0
03/23 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 6-5(L) 5-8-0
03/26 District Kilgore Bulldogs 5-0(L) 5-9-0
03/31 District Gladewater Bears 13-11(W) 6-9-0
04/02 District Gilmer Buckeyes 5-3(W) 7-9-0
04/06 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 10-5(L) 7-10-0
04/10 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 1-0(W) 8-10-0
04/14 District Kilgore Bulldogs 1-0(W) 9-10-0
04/17 District Gladewater Bears 10-0(W) 10-10-0
04/20 District Gilmer Buckeyes 6-2(W) 11-10-0
04/24 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 4-0(W) 12-10-0
04/28 Regular Lindale Eagles 12-5(L) 12-11-0
05/03 Playoff Rusk Eagles 10-2(W) 13-11-0
05/04 Playoff Rusk Eagles 10-0(W) 14-11-0
05/11 Playoff Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 1-0(L) 14-12-0
05/12 Playoff Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 6-2(L) 14-13-0
05/12 Playoff Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 7-6(W) 15-13-0

Longview Spring Hill Panthers

Team Website:

Coach: Keith Touchstone(1 Years As Head Coach, 115 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Travis Buchanan; Dalton Huffman

2017 Record: 17-10-2/7-3; Area Finalist

Returning Starters

Bryson Broyles, Sr, INF Trent Gregson, So, C Dylan Hutchison, So, INF Caden Noah, So, P (6-3, 2.1 ERA District NOTY)

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/19 Regular Longview Pine Tree Pirates 10-0(W) 1-0-0
02/23 Regular Parkway 1-2(L) 1-1-0
02/26 Regular Paris North Lamar Panthers 12-9(L) 1-2-0
03/02 Tournament A&M Consolidated Tigers 3-2(L) 1-3-0
03/03 Tournament Athens Hornets 3-2(W) 2-3-0
03/03 Tournament Van Vandals 7-1(W) 3-3-0
03/06 Regular Atlanta Rabbits 8-5(L) 3-4-0
03/08 Tournament Cleveland Indians 12-1(W) 4-4-0
03/09 Tournament Huntington Red Devils 8-2(L) 4-5-0
03/10 Tournament Pollok Central Bulldogs 12-7(W) 5-5-0
03/13 Regular Pittsburg Pirates 4-2(W) 6-5-0
03/16 Regular Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 3-1(L) 6-6-0
03/16 Regular Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 9-1(L) 6-7-0
03/20 Regular Lufkin Hudson Hornets 10-2(W) 7-7-0
03/23 District Bullard Panthers 6-5(W) 8-7-0
03/26 District Gladewater Bears 4-1(W) 9-7-0
03/30 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 12-2(W) 10-7-0
04/02 District Kilgore Bulldogs 12-2(L) 10-8-0
04/09 District Gilmer Buckeyes 2-1(L) 10-9-0
04/10 District Bullard Panthers 1-0(L) 10-10-0
04/13 District Gladewater Bears 6-2(W) 11-10-0
04/17 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 7-4(W) 12-10-0
04/20 District Kilgore Bulldogs 15-1(L) 12-11-0
04/24 District Gilmer Buckeyes 7-0(W) 13-11-0
04/27 Regular White Oak Roughnecks 10-4(L) 13-12-0
05/03 Playoff Carthage Bulldogs 6-2(L) 13-13-0
05/05 Playoff Carthage Bulldogs 2-0(L) 13-14-0

Gladewater Bears

Team Website:

Coach: Jeff Hodges(4 Years As Head Coach, Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Tony Valladares

2017 Record: 10-16/4-7

Returning Starters

Levi Ellis, Sr, OF (.290, 12 R, 2nd Team AD OF) Keylon Mack, Sr, OF/DH/P (.475, District Offensive POTY, AS) Braiden Vickers, Sr, 2B/P (6-4, 2.08 ERA, 1st Team AD P) Derek Wallace, Sr, 3B Colin Keller, Sr, 1B Danny Badger, Jr, OF/P (30 K, 2.70 ERA, 2nd Team AD P) Rashaud Johnson, Jr, OF Robby Hodges, So, SS/P (.282, .747 OPS, 1st Team AD SS)

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/26 Regular Hallsville Bobcats 7-3(L) 0-1-0
02/26 Regular Hallsville Bobcats 4-2(L) 0-2-0
03/01 Tournament Cumberland Academy 17-1(W) 1-2-0
03/01 Tournament Mount Pleasant Tigers 3-3(T) 1-2-1
03/02 Tournament John Tyler Lions 8-2(W) 2-2-1
03/02 Tournament Palestine Wildcats 5-0(L) 2-3-1
03/03 Tournament Brownsboro Bears 4-3(L) 2-4-1
03/08 Tournament Arkansas 9-8(W) 3-4-1
03/09 Tournament Mount Pleasant Tigers 6-3(L) 3-5-1
03/09 Tournament John Tyler Lions 18-5(W) 4-5-1
03/10 Tournament Nashville 1-6(L) 4-6-1
03/13 Regular Brownsboro Bears 8-1(W) 5-6-1
03/15 Regular Pittsburg Pirates 7-4(L) 5-7-1
03/15 Regular Pittsburg Pirates 5-0(L) 5-8-1
03/20 Regular Atlanta Rabbits 7-5(L) 5-9-1
03/23 District Gilmer Buckeyes 3-2(W) 6-9-1
03/26 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 4-1(L) 6-10-1
03/31 District Bullard Panthers 13-11(L) 6-11-1
04/02 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 7-5(L) 6-12-1
04/06 District Kilgore Bulldogs 3-1(L) 6-13-1
04/10 District Gilmer Buckeyes 7-2(W) 7-13-1
04/13 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 6-2(L) 7-14-1
04/17 District Bullard Panthers 10-0(L) 7-15-1
04/20 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 11-4(W) 8-15-1
04/24 District Kilgore Bulldogs 11-0(L) 8-16-1
04/27 Regular Van Vandals 11-6(W) 9-16-1
05/03 Playoff Center Roughriders 4-1(L) 9-17-1
05/05 Playoff Center Roughriders 15-2(L) 9-18-1

Gilmer Buckeyes

Team Website:

Coach: Ryan Pate(3 Years As Head Coach, Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Nick York; Chad Hlavaty; Colten Peek

2017 Record: 18-16/5-6; Regional Semifinalist

Returning Starters

Trent Pierce, Sr, INF/P Red Jones, Sr, INF/P Bryce Burns, Jr, SS/P Zak Jordan, Jr, OF/P

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/19 Regular Harmony Eagles 7-1(L) 0-1-0
02/26 Regular Longview Pine Tree Pirates 5-2(W) 1-1-0
03/06 Regular Pittsburg Pirates 3-1(L) 1-2-0
03/08 Tournament Winnsboro Raiders 4-1(L) 1-3-0
03/09 Tournament Hughes Springs Mustangs 6-8(W) 2-3-0
03/10 Tournament Prairiland Patriots 5-9(W) 3-3-0
03/13 Regular Atlanta Rabbits 2-1(W) 4-3-0
03/14 Regular Harmony Eagles 8-6(L) 4-4-0
03/23 District Gladewater Bears 3-2(L) 4-5-0
03/26 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 6-5(W) 5-5-0
03/29 District Kilgore Bulldogs 10-0(L) 5-6-0
04/02 District Bullard Panthers 5-3(L) 5-7-0
04/09 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 2-1(W) 6-7-0
04/10 District Gladewater Bears 7-2(L) 6-8-0
04/16 District Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 6-5(W) 7-8-0
04/17 District Kilgore Bulldogs 10-0(L) 7-9-0
04/20 District Bullard Panthers 6-2(L) 7-10-0
04/24 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 7-0(L) 7-11-0

Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs

Team Website:

Coach: Paul Bucher(1 Years As Head Coach, Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Tyler French; Tyson Wilson

2017 Record: 9-16-1/1-9

Returning Starters

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
03/01 Tournament Whitehouse Wildcats 4-0(L) 0-1-0
03/02 Tournament Longview Lobos 5-11(W) 1-1-0
03/03 Tournament Henderson Lions 11-10(W) 2-1-0
03/03 Tournament White Oak Roughnecks 4-5(W) 3-1-0
03/08 Tournament Canton Eagles 6-2(W) 4-1-0
03/09 Tournament Jacksonville Indians 5-7(W) 5-1-0
03/09 Tournament Commerce Tigers 1-5(W) 6-1-0
03/10 Tournament Cedar Hill Trinity Christian Tigers 11-5(W) 7-1-0
03/14 Regular Canton Eagles 10-5(W) 8-1-0
03/19 Regular Whitehouse Wildcats 10-3(L) 8-2-0
03/23 District Kilgore Bulldogs 5-3(L) 8-3-0
03/26 District Gilmer Buckeyes 6-5(L) 8-4-0
03/30 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 12-2(L) 8-5-0
04/02 District Gladewater Bears 7-5(W) 9-5-0
04/06 District Bullard Panthers 10-5(W) 10-5-0
04/10 District Kilgore Bulldogs 5-3(L) 10-6-0
04/16 District Gilmer Buckeyes 6-5(L) 10-7-0
04/17 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 7-4(L) 10-8-0
04/20 District Gladewater Bears 11-4(L) 10-9-0
04/24 District Bullard Panthers 4-0(L) 10-10-0