Division 19-4a Standings - 2019

District Overall
W L W L T
Rusk Eagles 7 1 19 12 0
Madisonville Mustangs 6 2 17 14 1
Palestine Wildcats 4 4 15 12 0
Mexia Black Cats 3 5 10 12 0
Fairfield Eagles 0 8 3 18 1

Rusk Eagles

Team Website:

Coach: Robert Ellis(5 Years As Head Coach, 114 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Jacob Magee; Clancy Parker

2018 Record: 10-12 (6-6) Bi-District Finalist

Returning Starters

Andrew Gates, Sr, Ut (District Player of the Year); Austin Gates. Sr, C (Co-Defensive MVP); Byron Johnson, Sr, OF (1st Team AD); Zach Blackmon, So, OF (2nd Team AD); Alec Tipton, Sr, Ut (2nd Team AD); Landon Gates, So, Ut; Brennen Lucien, Jr, Ut

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/21 Tournament Bullard Panthers 3-1(L) 0-1-0
02/21 Tournament Marshall Mavericks 4-3(L) 0-2-0
02/21 Tournament Crosby Cougars 12-7(L) 0-3-0
02/22 Tournament Taylor Ducks 8-1(W) 1-3-0
02/23 Tournament Garrison Bulldogs 12-5(L) 1-4-0
02/26 Regular Lufkin Hudson Hornets 12-0(L) 1-5-0
02/28 Tournament Tatum Eagles 2-5(W) 2-5-0
03/01 Tournament Nacogdoches Dragons 1-0(W) 3-5-0
03/01 Tournament Henderson Lions 4-6(W) 4-5-0
03/02 Tournament Woodville Eagles 2-1(W) 5-5-0
03/07 Tournament Bullard Panthers 3-1(W) 6-5-0
03/07 Tournament Sunnyvale Raiders 5-3(W) 7-5-0
03/08 Tournament Commerce Tigers 0-12(W) 8-5-0
03/09 Tournament Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 1-2(W) 9-5-0
03/11 Regular Robinson Rockets 1-8(L) 9-6-0
03/15 Regular Wills Point Tigers 2-3(W) 10-6-0
03/19 Regular Canton Eagles 2-1(L) 10-7-0
03/22 District Palestine Wildcats 3-2(W) 11-7-0
03/26 District Madisonville Mustangs 4-0(W) 12-7-0
03/29 District Fairfield Eagles 12-2(W) 13-7-0
04/02 District Longview Spring Hill Panthers 4-0(W) 14-7-0
04/05 District Mexia Black Cats 10-2(W) 15-7-0
04/09 District Palestine Wildcats 3-1(W) 16-7-0
04/12 District Madisonville Mustangs 2-1(L) 16-8-0
04/16 District Fairfield Eagles 7-2(W) 17-8-0
04/23 District Mexia Black Cats 3-0(W) 18-8-0
04/26 Regular Bullard Brook Hill Guard 8-0(L) 18-9-0
04/27 Regular Kilgore Bulldogs 15-3(L) 18-10-0
05/04 Playoff Center Roughriders 11-0(W) 19-10-0
05/10 Playoff Lorena Leopards 4-1(L) 19-11-0
05/11 Playoff Lorena Leopards 3-1(L) 19-12-0

Madisonville Mustangs

Team Website:

Coach: Keith Sitton(3 Years As Head Coach, 305 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Trae Poe; Anthony Campbell; Adam Borgfeld

2018 Record: 26-9 (8-0) District Champions; Regional Quarterfinalist

Returning Starters

Cory Shuck, Sr, OF (.343; 1st Team AD); Brad Rudis, So, 3B/P (.360, 10 2B, 17 RBI; 1st Team AD); Danny Young, Sr, OF (2nd Team AD); Brandon Larson, Sr, P/3B (2-1)

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/18 Regular Trinity Tigers 25-0(W) 1-0-0
02/21 Tournament Navasota Rattlers 10-3(W) 2-0-0
02/23 Tournament New Waverly Bulldogs 3-1(L) 2-1-0
02/26 Regular Elkhart Elks 15-14(W) 3-1-0
02/28 Tournament Clifton Cubs 6-2(L) 3-2-0
02/28 Tournament Caldwell Hornets 1-5(L) 3-3-0
03/01 Tournament Whitney Wildcats 3-1(L) 3-4-0
03/01 Tournament Gatesville Hornets 6-1(W) 4-4-0
03/07 Tournament Columbus Cardinals 4-11(W) 5-4-0
03/07 Tournament La Grange Leopards 2-2(T) 5-4-1
03/08 Tournament Geronimo Navarro Panthers 0-3(W) 6-4-1
03/08 Tournament La Vernia Bears 5-3(W) 7-4-1
03/14 Regular Caldwell Hornets 0-6(L) 7-5-1
03/15 Regular Lufkin Hudson Hornets 0-2(L) 7-6-1
03/19 Regular Bellville Brahmas 7-2(L) 7-7-1
03/22 District Fairfield Eagles 3-13(W) 8-7-1
03/26 District Rusk Eagles 4-0(L) 8-8-1
03/29 District Mexia Black Cats 11-1(W) 9-8-1
04/02 District Palestine Wildcats 12-1(W) 10-8-1
04/05 Regular Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears 7-3(W) 11-8-1
04/09 District Fairfield Eagles 0-13(W) 12-8-1
04/12 District Rusk Eagles 2-1(W) 13-8-1
04/16 District Mexia Black Cats 12-3(W) 14-8-1
04/18 District Palestine Wildcats 6-4(L) 14-9-1
04/23 Regular Huntington Red Devils 3-2(W) 15-9-1
04/26 Regular Central Heights Blue Devils 7-2(L) 15-10-1
04/27 Regular New Waverly Bulldogs 1-0(L) 15-11-1
05/02 Playoff Jasper Bulldogs 2-3(L) 15-12-1
05/03 Playoff Jasper Bulldogs 8-7(W) 16-12-1
05/03 Playoff Jasper Bulldogs 14-10(W) 17-12-1
05/10 Playoff Robinson Rockets 9-3(L) 17-13-1
05/10 Playoff Robinson Rockets 12-2(L) 17-14-1

Palestine Wildcats

Team Website:

Coach: Austin Evans(7 Years As Head Coach, Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Randall Reeves; Chris Tiner; Phillipe Lafontaine

2018 Record: Bi-District Finalist

Returning Starters

Chris Perez, Sr, IF/P; Nemesio Vigil, Sr, IF; Tyler Gray, Sr, OF; Parker Giles, Jr, 1B/P; Jayden Townsend, Jr, P/IF; Michael Morrow, Jr, C/OF

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/22 Tournament Frankston Indians 4-15(L) 0-1-0
02/22 Tournament Trinity Tigers 11-0(W) 1-1-0
02/23 Tournament Navasota Rattlers 5-13(W) 2-1-0
03/01 Tournament Groesbeck Goats 9-1(L) 2-2-0
03/01 Tournament Waco Connally Cadets 8-0(W) 3-2-0
03/01 Tournament Normangee Panthers 5-1(W) 4-2-0
03/02 Tournament Mart Panthers 13-2(W) 5-2-0
03/07 Tournament Canton Eagles 1-12(L) 5-3-0
03/08 Tournament Jacksonville Indians 4-3(W) 6-3-0
03/08 Tournament Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldogs 0-1(L) 6-4-0
03/12 Regular Waco Connally Cadets 6-2(L) 6-5-0
03/15 Regular Grand Saline Indians 2-4(W) 7-5-0
03/19 Regular Eustace Bulldogs 0-5(W) 8-5-0
03/22 District Rusk Eagles 3-2(L) 8-6-0
03/23 Regular Emory Rains Wildcats 11-1(L) 8-7-0
03/26 District Mexia Black Cats 6-4(W) 9-7-0
03/29 Regular Corsicana Mildred Eagles 10-12(W) 10-7-0
04/02 District Madisonville Mustangs 12-1(L) 10-8-0
04/05 District Fairfield Eagles 11-4(W) 11-8-0
04/09 District Rusk Eagles 3-1(L) 11-9-0
04/12 District Mexia Black Cats 1-5(L) 11-10-0
04/16 Regular Cooper Bulldogs 1-21(W) 12-10-0
04/18 District Madisonville Mustangs 6-4(W) 13-10-0
04/23 District Fairfield Eagles 4-0(W) 14-10-0
04/26 Regular Rice Bulldogs 7-6(W) 15-10-0
05/02 Playoff Lufkin Hudson Hornets 1-8(L) 15-11-0
05/02 Playoff Lufkin Hudson Hornets 0-14(L) 15-12-0

Mexia Black Cats

Team Website:

Coach: Evan Simpson(2 Years As Head Coach, 7 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Justin Barnett; Jordan Heusinkveld

2018 Record: 7-15-1 (2-6) Bi-District Finalist

Returning Starters

Jaden Proctor, Jr, OF (.244, 6 SB, 10 R; 1st Team AD); Evan Harrison, Jr, 2B; JR Deichler, Jr, 3B/P (42.1 IP, 1 W, 41 K, .232, 7 RBI; 2nd Team AD); Jordan Hullum, Jr, OF (.900 FP, 10 R, 8 BB, 6 SB); BJ Sunday, So, C (.279, 2 2B, 7 RBI, 5 CS; 2nd Team AD); Trevor Griffith, Jr, 1B

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/21 Tournament Kemp Yellow Jackets 1-6(W) 1-0-0
02/28 Tournament Axtell Longhorns 11-2(W) 2-0-0
02/28 Tournament Reicher Catholic Cougars 14-9(W) 3-0-0
03/01 Tournament Palestine Westwood Panthers 0-9(W) 4-0-0
03/02 Tournament Teague Lions 10-0(L) 4-1-0
03/02 Tournament Reicher Catholic Cougars 14-9(W) 5-1-0
03/05 Regular Mart Panthers 9-6(L) 5-2-0
03/07 Tournament Italy Gladiators 6-10(W) 6-2-0
03/08 Tournament Maypearl Panthers 1-5(W) 7-2-0
03/08 Tournament Danbury Panthers 5-4(L) 7-3-0
03/12 Regular Bosqueville Bulldogs 10-2(L) 7-4-0
03/19 Regular Malakoff Tigers 7-5(L) 7-5-0
03/22 Regular Iola Bulldogs 12-2(L) 7-6-0
03/26 District Palestine Wildcats 6-4(L) 7-7-0
03/29 District Madisonville Mustangs 11-1(L) 7-8-0
04/02 District Fairfield Eagles 8-3(W) 8-8-0
04/05 District Rusk Eagles 10-2(L) 8-9-0
04/12 District Palestine Wildcats 1-5(W) 9-9-0
04/16 District Madisonville Mustangs 12-3(L) 9-10-0
04/19 District Fairfield Eagles 12-5(W) 10-10-0
04/23 District Rusk Eagles 3-0(L) 10-11-0
05/01 Playoff Carthage Bulldogs 2-11(L) 10-12-0

Fairfield Eagles

Team Website:

Coach: Bill Crawford(9 Years As Head Coach, 204 Career Wins)

Assistant Coaches: Josh Stephenson; Jared Grubbs

2018 Record: 8-16 (1-7)

Returning Starters

Blake Posey, Sr, P/C (.345, .403 OBP, 13 SB; Honorable Mention); Cody Ferguson, Sr, OF/P (.281, .488 OBP, 17 SB; 2nd Team AD); AJ Polk, Sr, OF (.182); Andre Carter, Sr, SS/P (.405, .468; 1st Team AD); Dane Allman, So, OF/P (.303; 2nd Team AD); Chandler Noble, Jr, 1B (.111); Chad Rushin, Sr, 1B/P (.100, .448 OBP; 2nd Team AD); Tyler Haynes, Jr, Ut (.162)

Previous Games

Date Game Opponent Score Record
02/18 Regular Palestine Westwood Panthers 12-2(W) 1-0-0
02/21 Tournament Arp Tigers 3-3(T) 1-0-1
02/25 Regular Teague Lions 9-0(L) 1-1-1
02/28 Tournament Pollok Central Bulldogs 8-5(L) 1-2-1
02/28 Tournament Greenville Lions 4-3(L) 1-3-1
03/01 Tournament Gilmer Buckeyes 10-3(L) 1-4-1
03/02 Tournament Quinlan Ford Panthers 0-7(W) 2-4-1
03/07 Tournament Teague Lions 5-9(W) 3-4-1
03/07 Tournament Navasota Rattlers 1-9(L) 3-5-1
03/09 Tournament Franklin Lions 12-2(L) 3-6-1
03/09 Tournament Whitney Wildcats 15-1(L) 3-7-1
03/12 Regular Taylor Ducks 0-11(L) 3-8-1
03/12 Regular Taylor Ducks 10-3(L) 3-9-1
03/15 Regular Brownsboro Bears 9-1(L) 3-10-1
03/22 District Madisonville Mustangs 3-13(L) 3-11-1
03/29 District Rusk Eagles 12-2(L) 3-12-1
04/02 District Mexia Black Cats 8-3(L) 3-13-1
04/05 District Palestine Wildcats 11-4(L) 3-14-1
04/09 District Madisonville Mustangs 0-13(L) 3-15-1
04/16 District Rusk Eagles 7-2(L) 3-16-1
04/19 District Mexia Black Cats 12-5(L) 3-17-1
04/23 District Palestine Wildcats 4-0(L) 3-18-1