Lamar made some noise in the bottom of the sixth, nearly loading the bases with one out until a running error stepped in. Lamar’s attempted rally ended with a ground out to second base.
Weatherford got on the board in the fourth, after Mitchell Dworsky bunted aboard with a single, then took advantage of a wild pitch and two passed balls to steal home.
With Burrows striking out two more batters in the bottom frame, Dustin Williams singled to start the fifth, scoring from second base on a timely single by Grayson Huffman.
Burrows, settling in on the perimeters of the strike zone the deeper he pitched, struck out the side in order in the bottom of the fifth. In their next at bat, Williams singled again, with Dworsky scoring his second run on the night.
Williams, Dworsky and Huffman provided the Roo bats, with each getting two hits. The Roos had eight hits on the night.
Burrows put together a superb performance, scattering three hits and striking out 12 batters. In the final frame, after hitting the first Vikes batter, the sophomore hurler bowed his neck and struck out the side.
Weatherford faces Arlington Sam Houston on Senior Night on Friday. 7 p.m.
Bearcats beat Granbury on Cammack’s one-hitter
Despite three errors by the Aledo defense, Bearcat pitcher Carter Cammack held Granbury’s hitters at bay as Aledo beat the Pirates, 4-2, in a District 7-4A contest on Senior Night.
Cammack pitched a one-hitter through six frames, with Tyson Mauser acting as closer in the seventh.
Luke Glover had a pair of hits, scored a run and added an RBI to lead Aledo’s offense, which finished with eight hits and took advantage of Granbury’s four errors.
Since losing its district opener to FW South Hills, Aledo has won 12-straight contests. The Bearcats will travel to play Trimble Tech in Fort Worth on Friday, with first pitch set for 7 p.m.