Navarro baseball rolls Eastside Memorial, runs district record to 5-0
(Austin) – Navarro kept its stronghold on first place in the District 27-4A baseball standings Friday with a 21-0 road blistering of Austin-Eastside Memorial in five innings.
Joe Burch, Evans Hendricks, and Zach Moore paced the offensive onslaught with two hits and three RBIs apiece. Mason McCalip and Sam Muniga each collected two hits and drove in two runs. Dakota Leopold went 2-3, scored three times, and drove in one.
Hendricks tossed a three-inning one hitter and struck out five on the mound.
Navarro is 5-0 in district play, 14-8-1 overall. The Panthers take pause from the 27-3A schedule to visit Fredericksburg in a 7 p.m. non-district game on Tuesday.
Navarro softball clobbers Eastside Memorial 21-0 in three innings
(Austin) – The Navarro softball team exploded for 12 runs in the first inning and only needed three frames to notch a 21-0 run-rule victory over Austin-Eastside Memorial Friday evening in District 27-4A.
The playoff bound Panthers (19-8-1) moved above .500 in district play with a 4-3 mark in league games and remain in third place behind Wimberley and La Vernia with one game left on the 27-4A schedule.
Alyssa Hernandez and Alexis Valdez combined for a no-hitter in the pitcher’s circle. Hernandez struck out four in two innings, and Valdez worked a shutout frame with one strikeout.
Hernandez and Sydnie Booker each hit home runs, with Hernandez piling up six RBIs, and Booker driving in three runs. Valdez collected three hits and drove in four. Ashlea Frederick finished with two hits, two RBIs, and four runs scored. Bailee Stanzione, Haleigh Ortiz, and Amber Reneau each drove in a run, and Stanzione scored three times.
Navarro heads to Shiner for a 6 p.m. non-district game on Tuesday at 6 p.m., then concludes the 27-4A and regular season schedule on Friday with a 6 p.m. home game against La Vernia.