Ebarb, Smith, Witterstaetter honored by Dewey Moore Ford


Ebarb wins honor over teammates

Atlanta’s Max Ebarb edge several teammates for this week’s KPYN/Dewey Moore Ford Player of the Week. Texas High’s Luke Smith and Liberty-Eylau’s Ben Witterstaetter were also recognized by Dewey Moore Ford.

Ebarb had a combined three hits, and pitched in relief as the Rabbits blanked Queen City, 10-0, and DeKalb, 12-0.


Tiger’ Luke Smith enjoys big week

Texas High freshman Luke Smith is the Fox Sports Texarkana/Dewey Moore Ford Player of the Week.

Texas High freshman Luke Smith had three hits, including a home run against Mount Pleasant. He also had two hits last Friday at Lindale.

The Tigers had a bad week, losing twice to Lindale. Prior to those games Smith had a home run and two singles in Texas High’s 17-3 win over Mount Pleasant. Smith was also the Tigers’ leading hitter last Friday night against Lindale with two singles.


Witterstaetter’s gem has L-E in playoffs

Liberty-Eylau junior Ben Witterstaetter is the ESPN Texarkana/Dewey Moore Ford Player of the Week.

Junior Ben Witterstaetter pitched all nine innings in blanking Pittsburg, 1-0.

Witterstaetter’s nine-inning gem last Friday night against Pittsburg earned the Leopards their playoff berth since 2011. The crafty right-hander shut out the Pirates, 1-0. He only struck out three, but two came in the seventh inning after a leadoff double.