They dropped the opener 9-1, but bounced back to win the second 8-2. "We knew our opponents were going to get better and we met the challenge and played good baseball".
The Wildcats overcame an early 3-0 deficit to claim a 5-4 victory, and remain in first place in the Cap-7 Conference standings. The Tigers defeated Lee Thursday night 8-5 and were considered the favorite heading into a doubleheader matchup last night.
"Clay came in to face the top of their lineup and closed the game with three strikeouts", Gillis said. Bood and Braydon Black handled the pitching duties in the game, with Black suffering the loss. "I was happy to be a part of the team today".
Durango's four-run first inning was put together thanks to back-to-back doubles by Gage Mestas and Genualdi, as well as singles by Gavin Mestas and Gus Kidd.
The Comets scored in every inning, including a 10-spot in the top of the fifth, and rolled to an 18-1 win against the Mustangs in a Three Rivers Conference crossover contest. Baker hit 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, and Anderson was 1-for-3 with a run and two RBIs. Self went all the way. Wilson was 1-2. Freshman Will Smith, and Hassert drove in a run each, while freshman Micah Sheats scored twice.
Union Local left a runner stranded in the second, too.
Kreske allowed one hit in the seventh, but got the final out for the save.
Arab coach Chad Hudson was understandably disappointed.
Cadet southpaw Devin Layton suffered the mound setback, pitching just four innings.
For the season, Moore is hitting.586 with 23 RBIs and 37 runs scored.
"We just didn't play well". "Now we're looking forward to playing Hancock County". Keene State registered just two hits in game one of the double-header, one from Olivia Indorf and one from JoEllen Racicot.
"Guntersville deserved to win tonight".
Jacob Ortega improves to 3-1 this season after throwing four innings in the start on Wednesday.
"John Michael Boles has had a phenomenal year", said Hudson. "Our guys are pretty confident up there and they've been feeling pretty good". I thought he did all right. Once we got that first hit, everyone jumped on it.
Drew Hudson, despite being a bit under the weather, pitched 6.3 innings for Arab, walking four and striking out four.
Kill picked up the win with one inning of shutout relief.
Russell Brazelton came in to pitch the last two outs. Then sophomore Jaden Miller cranked another three-run home run to make it 14-0. Greg Strickland was hit by a pitch, Snead reached on an error, Alex Santiago doubled home a run, and Coley Kilpatrick struck an RBI single into right to tie the score at 4-4.
Knighten was 3-for-4 and Will Hudson was 2-for-4.
The Govs' second game was an offensive battle. That led to drinking a mixture of mustard and pickle juice.
Jackson was able to get the next two batters to pop out to end the inning, and the two teams traded scoreless frames in the second and third. Junior centerfielder Aidan Galloway also added two hits, with a run and an RBI.
The inning wasn't over there, either, with Academy batting around before Kohl singled in Kaden, Abram and Blake Ellis on yet another hit to center-field.
Roden, a University of Creighton recruit, has played catcher his first three seasons at MHS.
"These guys deserve to be in the playoffs and I'm very happy for them".
"It's nice to not have to play in the play-in game", Schall said.