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DFW Baseball/Softball round up April 19: Brock takes down Peaster to win the district title

SOFTBALL

Brock 13, Peaster 2

The Eagles reeled off 13-unanswered runs to beat the Greyhounds to clinch the District 7-3A championship. Brock will be the 1 seed for next week’s playoffs and play Bowie in the bi-district round.

Peaster, the 2 seed, scored both runs in the top of the 1st on a Brock error.

Lauren Kizer threw the 5-inning complete game. She struck out the side in the 1st and added 2 more in the 4th. Maddie Murley ended the game with a deep fly ball to right field for a 2-run triple.

Landry Felts tied the game in the bottom of the 1st with a 2-run triple to center. The Eagles added 3 more on a fielder’s choice and 2-run error. Kelsi Tonips added a 2-run double in the 4th and RBI single in the 5th, and Felts drove in a run on a single in the 5th. Claire Duvall recorded an RBI single in the 4th.

Arlington Heights 13, South Hills 0

Victoria Montes drove in 4 runs and UNT commit Jalee McDonald threw a 1-hit shutout as the Yellow Jackets beat the Scorpions to secure the outright district title and 1 seed in 6-5A.

Bailey Rowden and Stephanie Chico each had 2 RBI and McDonald and Ally Arellano added one run driven in.

McDonald struck out 12.

Lone Star 23, Wakeland 8

Autumn Benavides hit a grand slam and Henderson State bound Morgan Reeve drove in a game-high 5 runs as the Rangers knocked out the Wolverines to clinch the final playoff spot in District 9-5A.

The Rangers finish with a 13-5 record and tied for 3rd with Reedy.

Wakeland scored all 8 runs in the bottom of the 5th, but by then, Lone Star was already up 23-0. Reeve, Hayley Feinstein, Alyssa Gillen and Hayley Peterson all homered. Benavides finished 4 for 4 while 8 of 9 batters in the lineup recorded at least one RBI. Megan Lundt was 3 for 5 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.

Dom Rodriguez led Wakeland with a double, home run and 3 RBI.

Independence 6, Frisco Centennial 2

The Knights took down the Titans to capture the District 9-5A championship.

Savannah Williams allowed 7 hits, 1 earned run and struck out 10. She also drove in 2 runs at the plate while A&M commit Mayce Allen went 3 for 3 with a 3-run home run in the 5th to give Independence a 6-1 lead.

Lexi Pope and Daniela Arellanes had RBIs for Centennial.

BASEBALL

Grapevine 6, Boswell 0

Isaac Logan threw a 4-hit shutout and struck out 5 to send the Mustangs past the Pioneers in District 7-5A.

The Mustangs led 3-0 after 1 when player of the week Alex Vergara, who’s committed to ACU, had an RBI single. Robert Antonetti followed with a 2-run single. Vergara went 3 for 3 with 2 RBI. Wesley Flatt went 3 for 3 with an RBI in the 3rd.

Grapevine improved to 10-2 in district and 21-6-1 overall.

Byron Nelson 7, Flower Mound 2

Three pitchers combined to allow 4 hits as the Bobcats defeated the Jaguars in a non-district game.

Leading 2-0, Nelson broke open the game with 4 runs in the 3rd. Hudson White went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases. Cade Hutson went 3 for 4 with a double and 2 runs scored.

Jaron DeBerry, Blake Martinez and Bryson Morrill combined for 5 strikeouts.

Arlington Heights 14, Weatherford 11

Fresh off Thursday’s 2-1 win to clinch the District 6-5A championship, the Yellow Jackets scored 7 times in the bottom of the 5th to beat the Kangaroos in a non-district game.

The Roos recorded the first two outs in the 5th, but Heights responded when it was trailing 11-7.

Two singles, a walk and an error made it 11-8, and Brennan Best hit a 2-run single to center to bring it to a 1-run game.

Slaton Burns singled in the tying run to left that scored Aaron Biediger. Marshall Rose drove in 2 and Jonathan Castillo capped off the wild inning with another RBI single.

Heights scored 5 in the 1st, highlighted by a 2-run double from Biediger, but Weatherford tied it 7-7 with 6 runs in the 3rd.

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