Weatherford back on track with win over Colts
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
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
Brock pitcher Hayden James fanned seven Alvord batters and allowed no hits in a 5-inning affair against Alvord on Monday, as the Eagles won, 12-0.
James faced just one batter over the minimum, with the Bulldogs’ lone runner reaching on an error.
Brock’s big inning came in the third, scoring seven runs and foreshadowing a premature end to the District 9-2A match. The Eagles took advantage of five Alvord errors, but had little trouble getting on base through their own devices, banging out 13 hits, three of those for extra bases. They were led by Tyler Nelson, who went 2-for-3, scored twice and drove in three runs.
With the win, Brock increased its district lead to three games with an 8-0 record. The Eagles host Paradise Friday, at 7:30 p.m.
Aledo dozen in fourth drops Chapparals
Helped along by six Wyatt errors and active Bearcats base-running, Aledo improved its District 7-4A mark to 9-1 Tuesday, topping the Chaps, 20-2.
Aledo’s Colton Clanton drew most of the work on the mound and collected the win in long relief, going four innings with no runs, two hits and a pair of K’s.
Head coach Chad Barry emptied the bench, with 18 different batters stepping to the plate durin the run-rule shortened contest. Aledo. leading 8-2 after three innings, rallied for 12 runs in the fourth frame.
Aledo returns home to host Western Hills on Friday, at 7 p.m.