Weatherford Democrat


April 11, 2013

Baseball summaries - April 11, 2013


Weatherford back on track with win over Colts

Staff Report

The Weatherford Kangaroos varsity hitters did their damage early in a District 3-5A baseball match on Tuesday in Arlington. En route to a 5-1 win over the Arlington High Colts, the Roos scored all five runs in the first two frames, leaving the balance of the contest to a pitcher’s duel.

Weatherford sophomore Beau Burrows’ full-game 3-hitter allowed no earned runs in the contest, while striking out 13 Colts batters. The performance was a welcome one for WHS, who were looking to get back in the win column after dropping two-consecutive district contests.

First baseman Dustin Williams had a 3-hit night at the plate including a double, scoring one run and knocking in another. Brock Riebe and Andy Rogers each had two RBIs.

The Roos travel to play Paschal on Friday, with a 7 p.m. start.


Millsap’s 17-hit barrage sinks Yellowjackets 

Staff Report

Bradley Bottoms 4-for-4 day at the plate, which included a home run, led the Bulldogs offense on Tuesday as Millsap scored two runs in the fourth inning to break a tie, then put the game away in the fifth with a 6-run rally. Millsap won the District 9-2A game against Boyd, 11-3.

Millsap took an early 2-0 lead in their first at bat, with Boyd answering with three runs in the next frame. the Bulldogs tied it up in the third, and Millsap starter Rhett Butler was through giving up runs for the duration. Over seven innings Butler surrendered just four hits and only two of Boyd’s runs were earned.

Daulton Thomas, John Bodine and Daylin Clanin each had three hits on the night, and all three hit 2-baggers in the match.

Millsap is at Peaster on Friday, slated for a 7:30 p.m. game.


James no-hits Alvord; Eagles stay perfect 

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