Big innings power San Angelo over Cats

07/01/2014 10:42 PM

07/01/2014 10:43 PM

The San Angelo Colts scored four runs in both the fifth and six innings and added three more in the eighth on the way to a 12-5 victory Tuesday over the visiting Fort Worth Cats.

Austin Newell went 3 for 4 for San Angelo with a two-run homer to cap the scoring in the sixth inning and put the Colts up 9-1. Cory Morales went 2 for 3 with a two-run double in the top of the eighth as the Cats cut the lead to 9-5, but the Colts added three more runs in the bottom of the inning.

Demetrius Banks (4-2) gave up gave up three runs — one earned — on eight hits in 7 1/3 innings for San Angelo. Cats starter Brandon Cowan (1-3) gave up five runs — four earned — on five hits in 4 2/3 innings.

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