Our JV Longhorn Baseball Team competed well against some tough competition the previous week. Though the record doesn't reflect the effort (1-3-1), they lost 3 games by a combined 4 runs.Outside of the great team effort, some Longhorns really stood out. Gabriel Petry was strong at the with a bases clearing double to seal the victory against Red Oak on Friday. Isaac Goddard also pitches 70 strong pitches to beat Red Oak as well. The final standout was Dylan Byrd who totaled 8 stolen bases during the 3 day tournament.
Longhorns Improve to 8-1-1
The Longhorn Varsity Baseball team improved its overall record to 8-1-1 on the season with a 4 win, 1 loss showing in the Burleson Tournament over the weekend.
The Longhorns defeated Crowley on Thursday night by the score of 14-7 with Tony Gonzalez getting the win on the mound, with relief help from Antonio Garza and Kaden Berkhof leading the offense with three triples. The Longhorn's offense scored 11 runs in the 7th inning to break the game open.
On Friday the Longhorns split a doubleheader with Burleson and Midlothian Heritage. In the first game against Burleson, the Longhorns let one get away and suffered a 6-5 loss after taking a 5-1 lead into the 6th inning. In game two the Longhorns got back on track and defeated Midlothian Heritage 1-0, behind a complete game 9 strikeout performance from Kaden Berkhof. The lone run was scored by Tony Gonzalez on an RBI single from Kamdyn Benjamin.
On Saturday's slate was another doubleheader vs. Joshua and Castleberry. The Longhorns scored early and often in both games, defeating Joshua 10-5 and Castleberry 10-2. David Martinez got the win on the mound vs. Joshua, with Roy Hernandez in relief. Ethan Magdaleno got the win for the Longhorns in game 2 vs. Castleberry with Cade Bizzell throwing 2 innings of scoreless relief. The offense played well during both games.
Overall its was a great weekend for the Longhorns going 4-1 against some good competition. It gets tougher this week as the Longhorns head to Sherman for 4 games in the Sherman Tournament.
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