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Baseball: Indians notch walk-off win over White Oak in Grand Saline tourney

Mar. 1—GRAND SALINE — There's nothing like when a plan comes together.

Jacksonville scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning to down White Oak, 2-1, Friday in the Grand Saline Tournament.

The bottom half of the decisive frame opened with Hunter Nance collecting an infield single to the left side. Following a free pass to Jayden Boyd, the Indians (3-4) had runners on first and second with no outs.

Khai Canady stepped into the box and delivered a bunt single that moved the runners up a base.

Jacksonville's rally was culminated with a Karson Shoemaker ground out to second base, which scored Nance, the game-winning run, from third.

Catholic University of America-signee Coen Devillier had his pitches working well for him. He went the distance on the hill and gave up one run, which was earned, on three hits. Devillier struck out 11 Roughneck batters and walked three.

A base knock into left field by David Moreira that came with two outs in the second inning was deep enough to plate Shoemaker from third base, which was Jacksonville's first run of the game. Shoemaker got aboard after drawing a two-out walk.

Max Briley singled for the Tribe, who had a total of four hits in the contest.

Jacksonville is scheduled to face Quitman at 9 a.m. Saturday and West Rusk at 11 a.m. to close out play in the tourney.