Although out-hitting the Arlington club, the Roos’ defense uncharacteristically surrendered six errors in the ball game, which spelled the difference. The Roos fall to 1-1 in district play, and look to get back into the win column on Friday, when they will host Arlington High at 7 p.m.
Brock blasts Bulldogs in District 9-2A match
Visiting Brock gave itself a 9-run head start on Tuesday, and cruised to a 23-7 district win over the Millsap Bulldogs. While the Bulldogs found some offense in the middle innings, they could not keep pace with the Eagles’ bats, who hammered out 18 hits in the game.
Kolbin Mills led the Eagles with seven RBIs, while Shay Phillips and Garrett Gaines added four and three, respectively. Tyler Nelson, who recorded the win on the mound, shared pitching duties with Hayden James. James pitched three innings of scoreless ball, recording five strikeouts during his stint.
WC women split with Temple
Weatherford College softball suffered its first conference loss on Wednesday, hosting Temple at Stuart Field, but got the win right back in the second game of a double header.
Temple used a 5-inning burst in the first match, creating a margin the Lady Coyotes could not close, resulting in a 8-3 loss to the Lady Leopards. Bailee Wortham went the distance in the circle for WC.
Weatherford flipped the score in the second game, making the most of its five hits and winning the nightcap, 8-3.
Aledo High grad Carolyn Clayton was productive at the plate, clearing the bases for a 3-run triple and finishing the day with 4 RBIs.
Kortney Koroll added to the efficiency, hitting her second homer of the day. Starting WC pitcher Kylee Studioso recorded a win in the circle.
WC will end a lengthy home stand on Saturday, hosting McLennan in a double header beginning at 1 p.m.