Baseball Roundup: Tompkins rolls to win over Mayde Creek, Katy holds off Morton Ranch

By Tyler Tyre, Sports Editor
Posted 4/24/22

Ty Dagley started on the mound and earned the win for Tompkins, going two innings and allowing one run on four hits while striking out three.

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Baseball Roundup: Tompkins rolls to win over Mayde Creek, Katy holds off Morton Ranch

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Tompkins easily earned a run rule win over Mayde Creek, winning 24-1.

Ty Dagley started on the mound and earned the win for Tompkins, going two innings and allowing one run on four hits while striking out three.

Mayde Creek came out swinging and took the lead in the top of the first, as Joseph Romero drove in a run on a single. But Tompkins offense was not going to be held in check.

In the bottom of the second inning, the Falcons started to get going. Dagley started the scoring, driving in two on a single to right field to give Tompkins the lead, and Cooper Markle hit a triple to score Dagley. Cash Russell then hit an RBI double before Jack Litle drove in two on two with a single, making things 6-1 Tompkins.

And the Tompkins wasn’t done. Dagley started the scoring for Tompkins again in the bottom of the third, hitting a single that drove in two runs and Ivan Gomez hit a single that drove in another. Jace Laviolette then hit a three run triple and Jack Little hit a two run home run. Ross Giluso hit a sacrifice fly and Tompkins scored another on an error to go up 17-1.

Tompkins then put another big inning in the fourth. After Little started the inning with a double, Drew Markle hit a single and Solomon Rotberg hit a sacrifice grounder to drive in another. Cooper Markle then drove in one with a double, Judson Collier walked to drive in a run and Little drove in two with a single to cop off the scoring for the Falcons.

The win clinched a top two spot in district for Tompkins heading into the final two games of the season.

Katy holds on for win over Morton Ranch

Katy narrowly won a back and forth affair against Morton Ranch 6-5 in eight innings to keep themselves in the district title race heading into the last week of the season.

Katy’s three pitchers combined to allow two earned runs over the eight innings on five hits while striking out nine and walking five.

Katy took the lead in the top of the second, as Brady Englett hit an RBI single. Morton Ranch though answered back in the bottom of the third, getting a sacrifice grounder from Isaac Cantu to tie things before Cameren Hudson gave the Mavericks the lead with an RBI single.

Katy came back and tied things in the top of the fourth on a Cameron Stukenborg single but Morton Ranch retook the lead in the bottom of the fourth on a Kelvin Malone RBI single.

Things continued to swing back and forth in the fifth. Katy got three runners on and Jhonnatan Ferrebus hit a double to drive in all three as Katy took a 5-3 lead.

Morton Ranch would not go down without a fight though, after getting two runners on in the inning, Tyler Harvey reached on an error which allowed to runners to score and tie things.

That brought things to extras, but Katys offense had an answer in the top of the eighth. The Tigers got two runners on and Stukenborg hit a single to give Katy the lead. Morton Ranch tried to answer back in the bottom of the inning, loading the bases with one out, but a pop out and a strikeout by Garrett Thompson sealed things and gave Katy the win.

Jordan falls to A&M Consolidated

Jordan fell to A&M Consolidated 2-0 in District 19-5A play, struggling on offense but having a good pitching performance.

Connor Carmichael had a strong day on the mound for the Warriors, pitching a complete game and allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out three and walking one.

Consolidated had just three hits on the day, but made them count. They scored once in the second inning on a sacrifice fly after a triple and getting a second in the top of the sixth on a sacrifice fly after getting the bases loaded.

Jordan had two hits on the day, coming from Brett Miller and Davis Duhon, to keep things from being a no-hitter.

Taylor run rules Huntsville

Taylor run ruled Huntsville in a non-district tune-up, winning 15-3.

The Mustangs got a huge third inning to win the game in five innings.

Matthew Irwin had a strong day on the mound for Taylor, starting and going four innings to get the win while allowing no earned runs on three hits and striking out four while walking two.

Taylor took the lead in the top of the second, when Peter Dworaczyk hit a sacrifice bunt to score one. Huntsville took back the lead in the top of the third with two runs, but Taylor came right back with the answer with a huge third inning.

After getting two runners on base, Camden Champness hit an RBI single to tie things and Dworaczyk hit a single to drive in two more runs before Nethaniel Lopez also drove in two with a single. Joe Joefferson Jr. followed that up with an RBI single of his own. Hunter Ham then drove in two with a triple and Jared Schaeffer drove in another with a single. Taylor got another on a wild pitch and one more on a bases loaded walk, before Lopez came up again and drove in two with a single and Brett Dolejsi capped the inning off with a sacrifice fly.

Huntsville would score one more run but Taylor strolled to the win in five innings.

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