On April 19, the Mathis Pirates bats got hot early as the team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back beating the Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats 20-0 in five innings.
Pitching and defense were key in the victory as the Pirates didn’t allow a run on just two hits while striking out six batters.
The Pirates went 18 for 29 with three doubles, a triple and a home run, and combined for 19 RBIs.
The Pirate junior varsity team was also victorious over the Bobcats, 12-1.
On April 22, Mathis took out Aransas Pass with a 3-1 victory.
The Mathis pitching staff allowed just one earned run on five hit and struck out eight. The Pirate defense turned in an error-free performance.
The Pirates went 7 for 27 with two doubles and one RBI.
The Pirate junior varsity fell 12-0.
The Pirates had their final district game against Taft on Tuesday, April 26. Results from that game will appear in an upcoming issue of the Mathis News.