Pine Bluff Senior Xavier Smith threw a perfect game against the Little Rock McClellan Lions on Wednesday afternoon, pitching three innings and striking out five in the 15-0 win.
The Pine Bluff Zebras put 10 runs on the board in the first inning. They had seven hits in the game. Rod Stinson Jr. led the Zebras at the plate with three hits. Jaylon Deshazier added two hits, along with and inside-the-park homerun in the second inning.
Pitching for McClellan was Allen Boston. He threw for two innings allowing seven hits and 15 runs while striking out two.
After the game, Pine Bluff's head coach Ryan Stinson looked ahead to Friday's game against the Sheridan Yellowjackets in a conference battle.
"We just have to swing the bats," Stinson said. "See good pitching, hit good pitching. When you swing the bats well anything can happen."
The Zebras lost 6-0 in the first meeting against the Yellowjackets. Sheridan will host Pine Bluff at 5 p.m. on Friday.