Zurovec throws no-hitter, Seguin baseball goes 2-2 in Cedar Creek tourney
(Bastrop) - The Seguin High School baseball team opened the Cedar Creek tournament with a 10-0 win over Austin-Travis and a 14-2 thumping of Cedar Creek on Thursday, but followed with a 2-1 setback to Austin High and a 5-2 loss to Bastrop on Friday to finish with a 2-2 tournament record.
Austin Zurovect threw a five-inning no-hitter in the run-rule win over Travis, striking out three with two walks.
Cody Kachmar earned the win on the mound against Cedar Creek, allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in 4-2/3 innings.
Chase Boenig, Salvador Trujillo, and Tristan Moreno enjoyed productive tournaments at the plate, each recoring four RBIs over the course of the two-day events. Moreno went 6-11 and scored three times, Boenig went 4-10 with a double, two stolen bases and two runs scored, and Trujillo went 4-11 with three doubles and two runs.
Eli Edwards and Kendall Harborth each went 5-9 drove in three runs, and stole two bases during the tournament. Edwards doubled twice and scored five times, while Harborth scored three runs. Brendon Burgess and Michael Hernandez drove in two runs apiece, while Matt Weichold recorded an RBI and two runs scored. Hernandez, Cody Kachmar, Hayden Haas, and Jayden Herbold each had base hits, with Kachmar and Haas scoring three apiece and Herbold two. Kachmar stole two bases as well.
Seguin's season record is 5-9-1. The Matadors host Dripping Springs in a 1 p.m. District 26-5A game today at 'Smokey' Joe Williams Field.
Navarro baseball logs 3-1 mark in La Grange tournament
(La Grange) - Navarro baseball's final tournament of the non-district season produced three wins against only one loss in La Grange last week, as the Panthers cruised past Boling 15-5 and edged Fulshear 5-3 on Thursday, fell to Sealy 5-3 in a rematch of last year's 4A regional quarterfinal on Friday, and outlasted tournament host La Grange 5-4 on Saturday.
Dakota Leopold earned the win on the mound against Boling. All five of the runs he allowed were unearned, and he struck out four in six innings. Leo Herrera went 4-5, drove in two, and scored four times to spark the Panthers at the plate. Joe Burch drove in four runs while scoring twice and notching two hits. Zach Moore and Austin Jonas each went 3-3, with Jonas collecting four RBIs, and Moore driving in two with three runs scored.
Evans Hendricks struck out six in three innings to pick up the win against Fulshear. Moore and Loepold each recorded two hits, an RBI, and a run scored. Herrera and Mason McCalip connected for two hits apiece as well.
After edging Navarro 2-1 in last spring's best-of-three regional quartefinal playoff series in La Grange, Sealy maintained the upper hand over the Panthers in Friday's tournament game. Jonas, Josh Muniga, and Riley Lipton each drove in a run, while Moore went 2-3 and scored once. Burch tossed a complete-game and struck out five in the loss, and four of the five runs he allowed were unearned as Navarro comitted four errors in the game.
Moore pitched the first four innings against La Grange on Saturday, allowing four runs (two earned) on six hits with nine strikeouts and three walks. Rawson Young relieved Moore in the fifth and worked around three hits to strike out three in three scoreless frames.
Navarro trailed La Grange 4-3 after four innings, but Burch scored the tying run on a passed ball in the top of the fifth, and Leopold drove in George Bradley for the go-ahead run in the sixth. Bradley scored twice in the game, Burch went 2-4, and Josh Muniga hit an RBI-single.
Navarro (8-5-1) gets three more cracks at Sealy this week, starting today with a 1 p.m. road game. The Panthers and Tigers square off again Thursday in a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Navarro's home field in Geronimo.
Strong showing for Marion baseball in Blanco tournament
(Blanco) - The Marion baseball team recovered from a 7-5 loss to Big Sandy in the first game of the Blanco tournament to notch four straight wins, defeating St. Anthony 13-3 and Blanco 11-2 on Friday, then outlasting Ingram-Moore 6-1 and Poth 7-2 on Saturday.
Tayler Mills went 3-3 with a home run and three RBIs in the loss to Big Sandy. Garrett Rodgers and Garrett Corkran each doubled and drove in a run.
Jayden Williams smacked a home run as part of a 2-2 outing with three RBIs and two runs scored in the win over St. Anthony. Jared Mendez belted two doubles, drove in three, and scored twice. Noah Haese went 2-3 with three runs and an RBI, and Cameron Luensmann drove in two. Mendez earned the win on the mound.
Haese drove in three runs and Tyler Seboldt notched two RBIs in the win over over Blanco. Mills went 2-4, scored twice, and drove in a run. Seboldt pitched three innings, allowing two runs on four hits. Luensmann worked an inning of scoreless, hitless relief.
Williams struck out six in four innings to log the win against Ingram-Moore. Corkran doubled and drove in two. Mendez, Williams, and Luensmann each drove in a run, with Luensmann going 2-2 and scoring once.
Haese worked a four-inning two-hitter against Poth, allowing two unearned runs with three strikeouts and six walks. Corkran and Cade Baumann each went 2-3, with Corkran driving in two and Baumann scoring twice. Mendez and Luensmann each drove in a run.
After a 4-1 tournament weekend, Marion's season record is 9-4. The Bulldogs host Yoakum in a District 27-3A contest tonight at 7 p.m.