Kyle Clark tossed a two hit shutout, had four hits and scored four runs as the Jacksboro Tigers eased past the City View Mustangs 21-0 Friday evening at City View. The win evened the Tigers district record at 3-3.
The visiting Tigers struck quickly in the top of the first inning. Cooper Tisdale drove home Kyle Clark and Chase Thompson with a base hit and scored himself on an overthrown ball to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead that Clark made stand up with the help from a double play by shortstop Tyler Pippin.
The Tigers would then score 13 runs in the top of the second inning. Tyler Rogers, David Stretcher, Collin Kinder, Clark, Pippin, Thompson, Hunter Drennan, Colton Massengale, all scored in the inning for the Tigers as they blew the game open. Clark once again retired the Mustangs without a run to keep the Tigers in front 16-0 after two innings of play.
The top of the third inning saw the Tigers add a run as Weston Seward tripled to centerfield and scored on a sacrifice fly from Rogers. Clark struck out two Mustangs as he retired City View in order in the bottom of the third inning to preserve the Tigers 17-0 lead.
The Tigers added three more runs in the top of the fourth inning. Drennan drove in two runs in with a double and he would come around and score. Clark would hold the Mustangs scoreless in the bottom of the fourth inning.
The top of the fifth inning would be the only inning in which the Tigers wouldn’t scored. Clark sat the Mustangs down in order in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Tigers had evened their district record at 3-3 with a 20-0 victory.
In other district action, Henrietta defeated Nocona and Holliday flew past Bowie. With four games left in league play Holliday, who is ranked second in the state, leads the district with a 6-0 record. Henriettta has a record of 4-2.
The Tigers are tied with Bowie at 3-3 and Nocona is close behind with a 2-4 district record.
The Tigers will host Bowie Tuesday evening at Tiger Field. First pitch is slated for 7:30 p.m.