#19 Northeast Texas (14-6) vs Paris (11-12)

If you want power then look no further. Both of these teams are in ranked in the Top 25 when it comes to home runs hitting a combined 52 between the two of them.

Northeast Texas has had one of its best starts in recent years. They have had huge wins against Hutchison, Grayson, and Cowley.

Offensively they are as sound as any team in the country. With 3 guys hitting above .400, with 3 others hitting above .300. To go with that they have 7 different guys who’re OBP is over .400 with one above .500. Guys to have an eye on this weekend:

So IF/OF Manny Garcia- .453 Avg., .481 Obp., 9-2B, 7 HR, 26 RBI, 17 R

So C Kyle Moos (Sam Houston State Commit)- .405 Avg., .481 Obp., 4-2B, 9-HR, 24 R

So IF Taylor Barber (UTSA Commit)- .429 Avg., .512 Obp., 9-2B, 3 HR, 27 R

On the mound this weekend Northeast Texas Will have these guys throwing

Game 1- Fr Tyler Navarro- 1 Start, 0-0, 4.97 ERA, 9 K’s

Game 2- So Chandler Dean- 6 Starts, 2 CG, 4-0, 3.00 ERA, 17 K’s

Game 3- Fr Chandler Mauldin- 3 Starts, 1 CG, .86 ERA, 19 K’s

Out of the bullpen look for them to use Fr Tyler Jeans (9 App, 1-0 17.1 IP, 5.19 ERA, 16 K’s

Paris record doesn’t reflect how good this team really is. Offensively as a team they are hitting .286 with a .371 OBP, 35-2B, 8-3B, 24 HR (5 Grand slams), to go along with 52 stolen bases while scoring 129 runs. At the plate, this weekend be on the lookout for:

So OF Mike Williams (A&M Corpus Commit)- .356 Avg., .397 Obp., 2-2B, 3-3B, 1 HR, 13 RBI, 15 R, and 7 SB

Fr IF Trevor Rugg- .294 Avg., .327 Obs., 2-2B, 2-3B, 2 HR, 13 RBI, 9 R,

So IF Connor Anderson- .469 Avg., .574 Obp., 5-2B, 5 HR, 1 SB

On the mound Paris will have:

Game 1- So Hunter Reeves(Uncommitted) – 0-1, 15.00 ERA, 10 K’s

Game 2- So Tyler Myers (Ole Miss Commit)- 1 Start, 4-1, 2.45 ERA, 35 K’s

Game 3- So Jacob Coates (Uncommitted)- 1 State, 1-2, 4.60 ERA, 16 K’s

Out of the bullpen look out for So Right Hander Landon Longworth

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