The Jacksboro Tiger baseball team started District play with a resounding 25-0 win over the visiting City View Mustangs Tuesday night.
Chase Thompson was the winning pitcher and also went 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBIs for the Tigers. Cooper Tisdale finished the evening 4-for-5 with five RBI and Kyle Clark was 2-for-3 with four RBIs to lead the Tigers.
The Mustangs opened the game with a single-off starting pitcher Thompson. However, Thompson helped himself by starting a double play on a come backer, allowing the Tigers to come to bat in the bottom of the first in a scoreless game.
Tyler Pippin was hit by a pitch and scored on a double from Thompson. Tisdale drove in a run with a single and scored on a single by Hunter Drennan. Following a base hit by David Stretcher, Colton Massengale cleared the bases with an inside the park home run. Jonah Meade singled and scored on a base hit by Kyle Clark, Pippin reached base on another hit by pitch and scored on another double by Thompson allowing the Tigers to end the first inning in front 9-0.
After shutting down the Mustangs again in the top of the second inning, the Tigers went back to work on offense. Walks to Drennan and Meade put runners on the corners with two outs and forced a Mustang pitching change. Collin Kinder was hit by a pitch and Clark cleared the bases with a triple down the first base line. Tisdale drove Pippin home with a base hit and David Stretcher drove in two runs to put the Tigers in front 16-0 after two innings.
Tisdale struck out in side in the top of the third inning. Tyler Rogers scored on a bases loaded walk to Zach Montgomery and Tisdale knocked in two more runs with a double to push the Tiger lead to 20-0 after three innings.
Tisdale retired the Mustangs without a run in the top of the fourth inning. Thompson doubled to score. Weston Seward, Ryan Ashinhurst and Stretcher drove in a run with a double to extend the Tiger lead to 25-0.
Clark came on to pitch the tope of the fifth inning. He retired the Mustangs on two strikeouts and a grounder to give the Tigers a 25-0 victory and a 1-0 District Record.
In other district action, Nocona defeated Henrietta 7-5 and Holliday defeated Bowie 4-2. The Tigers will travel to Bowie to take on the Jackrabbits Friday evening.