Patriots Take Three in Four Game Set
Colton Glover (Sr./Shreveport, LA) earned the win for the Patriots in game one. He tossed four innings, allowing one run, four hits, and striking out four. Noah Vaughan (So./Aubrey, TX) came in relief in the fifth inning. He threw three innings, allowing zero runs, two hits, and striking out three.
The offense was lead by Tyler Brown (Jr./Bastrop, TX) and Ryan Sloma (So./Flower Mound, TX) who each collected multiple RBIs in the contest. Lyric Walker (Fr./Haslet, TX) had a productive day at the plate. He went two for two with a triple and two runs scored. The Patriots won 6-1.
Austin Valdez (Sr./Mansfield, TX) earned the win for the Patriots in game two. He tossed five innings, surrendering three runs, seven hits, striking out two, and walking one. Ryan Rivera (So./San Antonio, TX), Brandon Ventura (Jr./Fort Worth, TX), Drake Boswell (Sr./Grand Prairie, TX), Levi Gonzalez (Jr./Memphis, TX), and Chase Tackman (So./Denton, TX) each made appearances in the contest.
The Patriots offense collected fourteen runs on seventeen hits. Kailen Glover (Jr./Shreveport, LA) led the Patriots at the plate. He collected four hits in five at bats. Glover singled in the fourth, doubled in the fourth, tripled in the fifth, and tripled in the seventh. Lorenzo Lynch (Jr./Cedar Hill, TX), Gavin Munoz (So./El Paso, TX), Justan Bailey (Fr./Krum, TX), Lyric Walker (Fr./Haslet, TX), and Ivan Rios (Jr./Fort Worth, TX) each collected multiple hits. The offense led the Patriots to a 14-8 victory.
Parker Kleinert’s (Jr./ Henrietta, TX) strong performance on the mound was not enough for the Patriots in game three. He tossed seven innings, giving up one earned run, three hits, and striking out six. An error in the sixth inning turned costly for the Patriots as Central Christian scored the winning run.
The Patriots offense was limited to three hits in the contest. Tyler Brown (Jr./Bastrop, TX), Ryan Sloma (So./Flower Mound, TX), and Ivan Rios (Jr./Fort Worth, TX) each collected a hit. The Patriots lost 2-1.
Dalton Land (Jr./Pasadena, TX) earned the win for the Patriots. He pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up two runs, three hits, and striking out six. Drake Boswell (Sr./Grand Prairie, TX) got out of a jam in the seventh, striking out the only batter he faced. Josh Darden (Jr./Athens, TX) threw two innings, giving up zero runs, one hit, and striking out two.
The Patriots offense collected seven runs on thirteen hits in game four. Kailen Glover (Jr./Shreveport, LA) went 2-5 with a solo blast and a double. Gavin Munoz (So./El Paso, TX) hit a sacrifice fly in the sixth to give the Patriots the lead. Ryan Sloma (So./Flower Mound, TX), Lyric Walker (Fr./Haslet, TX), and Frank Jackson (So./Perrin, TX) each collected multiple hits for the Patriots. The Patriots won the contest 7-2.