Weatherford Sports

Kangaroos, Bearcats go 4-1 in tournament action

The Weatherford Kangaroos capped their comeback run through the Midland Tournament of Champions with a 6-0 victory against Canyon Randal. Weatherford (8-3) dropped its opening game, 2-1 to El Paso Montwood in eight innings, then won four straight.

Likewise, the Aledo Bearcats rebounded from a first-day 1-0 loss to Arlington Heights to win four straight in the Southwest Classic in Fort Worth.

MIDLAND TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

▪ El Paso Montwood 2, Weatherford 1 (8 innings)

Weatherford leading hitter: Nick Rodriguez 2 hits, RBI.

Losing pitcher: Spencer Hynes, 4 hits, 1 earned run, 9 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Weatherford 6, Eastland 5

Weatherford leading hitter: Preston Edison 3 hits.

Winning pitcher: Preston Bateman, 6 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Weatherford 8, Odessa 7

Weatherford leading hitters: Mike Nowak 2 hits, home run, 3 RBI; Parker Bateman 2 hits, double, RBI.

Winning pitcher: Garrett Mendoza, 8 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Weatherford 3, El Paso Americas 2

Weatherford leading hitter: Bryce Burks 2 hits, double.

Winning pitcher: Mason Hilton 8 strikeouts, 4 walks.

▪ Weatherford 6, Canyon Randal 0

Weatherford leading hitter: Blake Burrows 2 hits; Bateman 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Winning pitcher: Edison 5 strikeouts, 2 walks.

Weatherford record: 8-3.

SOUTHWEST CLASSIC

▪ FW Arlington Heights 1, Aledo 0

Aledo leading hitter: Jacob Ashkinos 1 hit.

Losing pitcher: Cody Bradford 3 hits, 0 earned runs, 9 strikeouts, 2 walks.

▪ Aledo 5, Nolan Catholic 4

Aledo leading hitter: Griffin Benson 2 hits, RBI.

Winning pitcher: Ashkinos 4 hits, 3 earned runs, 10 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Aledo 6, Terrell 2

Aledo leading hitter: Logan Bridges 2 hits.

Winning pitcher: Jacob Hickey 1 earned run, 3 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Aledo 4, FW All Saints 2

Aledo leading hitters: Jacob Arizpe 2 hits, Calloway Shands 2 hits.

Winning pitcher: Kannon Brown 1 earned run, 4 strikeouts, 1 walk.

▪ Aledo 3, FW Christian 2

Aledo leading hitters: Benson 2 hits; Ashkinos 2 hits, 1 RBI, double.

Aledo pitching: Arizpe 4 innings, 0 hits, 1 earned run, 3 strikeouts, 1 walk; Peyton Berkley 2 innings, 1 hit, 0 earned runs, 1 strikeout, 2 walks.

Aledo record: 6-4.

WACO ROBINSON TOURNAMENT

▪ West 7, Brock 5

Brock leading hitter: Gabe Mendoza 2 hits, double, RBI.

▪ Athens 5, Brock 4

Brock leading hitter: Titus Gossett 2 hits, home run, 2 RBI.

Brock 3-3.

SWEETWATER TOURNAMENT

▪ Sweetwater 7, Millsap 1

Millsap leading hitter: Matthew Bradshaw 3 hits, double.

▪ Ranger Junior College JV 4, Millsap 0

Millsap leading hitter: Coleman Franklin 2 hits, double.

▪ Millsap 5, San Angelo Lake View 4

Millsap leading hitters: Chase Buchanon 2 hits, 2 doubles; Nick Lucia 2 hits, double, 2 RBI.

Winning pitcher: Tyler Burchette.

▪ Ballinger 5, Millsap 3

Millsap leading hitter: Franklin 2 walks, RBI.

BOWIE TOURNAMENT

▪ Bowie 1, Peaster 0

▪ Mineral Wells 4, Peaster 3

▪ Henrietta 10, Peaster 4

▪ Peaster 9, Bridgeport 3

▪ Decatur 5, Peaster 0

Peaster hitting highlights: Matthew Grimes pitched a 1-hitter in loss to Bowie; Evan Hafley home run, 7 RBI, pitched a 3-hitter against Bridgeport; Devin Alvey 3 doubles.

Peaster record: 4-6.

NON-DISTRICT

Dublin 10, Millsap 3

Millsap leading hitter: Spencer Mitchell 1 hit, Burchette 1 hit.

Millsap record: 1-4.

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