Isaac Cruz would take the mound for the Lions and pitch a strong 5 innings giving up 2 runs on 2 hits while striking out 6 to earn his 3 district victory.
Rolie Zepeda would come in and finish up the 6th and 7th innings striking out 3 in the Lions 10-2 win.
Dominic Cruz would lead the Lions at the plate going 2for3 with a double.
RayJ Garza and Jacob Asebedo would both go 2for4.
Isaac Cruz would go 1for2.
Jordan Valdez would go 1for3 and get his first 2 rbi’s of district play.
Zepeda would round out the offensive attack going 1for4.
On Friday the Lions would travel to Runge for their second game with the Yellow Jackets and Dominic Cruz would pick up his second district victory as he shut down the Yellow Jackets facing just 14 batters in 4 innings striking out 9 on 2 hits.
Bryant Tiemann would finish off the game in the 5th giving up 2 unearned runs on 1 hit for the final score of 18-2.
Leading the way at the plate was Eddie Villarreal who went 2for2 with a 3 run homer and 4 rbi’s.
Rolie Zepeda would go 3for4 and knock in 5.
RayJ Garza would go 2for4 with 2 doubles.
Jeremy Rodriguez would go 2for4 and Jacob Asebedo would go 1for2.
Isaac Cruz would go 1for3 and Dominic would go 1for4 to round out the day at the plate.
With the two win for the week the Lions are now 7-1 in district play and officially in the playoffs with 4 district games left.
Overall the Lions are 16-3.
The next week will bring two home games as they host district foe Woodsboro on Tuesday and then a possible playoff matchup in Benavides on Friday.
The final week of the regular season will be a busy one as the Lions play 3 district game in that week as they take a short trip to Pettus on Tuesday, play at home on Friday against Three Rivers which is parents night, and then finish up with Port A on Saturday with a JV game at 11 and the varsity game at 1.
If the Lions split with Port A it will force a playoff game with them to see who is first and second.