Baseball wins, softball loses in Henrietta

HENRIETTA – Jacksboro’s baseball and softball teams played key District 8-3A games here Tuesday, garnering a split in the process. The girls suffered a 6-4 setback while the baseball team posted a 2-1 win.

Brief summaries of both games follow:

Jacksboro BB 2, Henrietta 1

The Tigers took advantage of four Bearcat errors in the second inning to plate both runs and held off the hosts from there.

Jacksboro is now 7-2 in district and 11-10-1 overall with Henrietta falling to 4-5 and 9-12.

Luke Dixon began the decisive frame by reaching on the first error and stealing second. Fernando Piedra then singled to put runners at the corners.

Ty Kennedy then reached on a shortstop’s error, which scored Dixon. Caleb Nunley then reached on a fielder’s choice with Piedra scoring as the catcher dropped the ball for a 2-0 lead.

Henrietta got on the board on an error and three wild pitches. Clay Botello, who had 13 strikeouts in the game, struck out the next two hitters and got another on a groundout to end the threat.

For further details, see the April 13 Herald-Gazette.

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