This series was to decide who go the #1 seed and Region 14 East Champs. Navarro’s bats came alive this weekend. Outscoring Northeast 23-9, They had 30 hits with 12 of them being for Extra-Bases(4 Doubles, 2 Triples, 6 HR’s)
Game 1: Navarro 11- Northeast 3
With a Solo shot in the first by Esteban Cardozao- Oquendo Navarro jumped out to a 1-0 Lead. In the top of the 4th Matt Scheurich was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to tie it up. That however did not last long. Navarro scored 7 in the bottom 4th. Northeast scored 2 in the 6th but it wasn’t enough to bring them back. in the bottom of the 8th Navarro put up 3 more runs thanks to 2 Hit-by-Pitches and a Walk.
This game sealed the #1 spot and Conference Championship for the Bulldogs.
Game 2: Navarro 6-Northeast 3
Scoring started the same way for the Bulldogs in game two. In the top of the 1st Josh Ragan (Central Arkansas Commit) had a 2-run Homer. The Eagles answered back with a run of their own in the bottom thanks to a RBI single form Andrew Skivington. When Ragan got up in the 3rd he did it again hitting a 3-Run Shot this time to make it 5-1. Northeast answered back in the bottom of the 4th Scoring 1. in the 5 the Bulldogs got that run back thanks to an RBI double from Scott Hasting. Taylor Barber (UTSA Commit) Hit a solo shot in the 7th hoping to give them a late inning push but that was all that came from it.
Game 3: Navarro 6- Northeast 3
Navarro had a thing with 1st inning Homers this weekend. This time it was a solo shot off the bat of Kyle Landers. Northeast got a 1st inning Homer of their own this time coming form Hunter Thomas. IN the 5th Wesley Powell got a homer of his own. In the 6th it was 3-1 Bulldogs and Manny Garcia brought the game to within 1 Thanks to a Solo shot. That 1 run game was short lived thanks to a 2 Run homer from Kyle Landers (his second of the day). In the 8th Jhosmel Rodriguez got himself a Homerun. That however was the last run for the Eagles. Mason Holt hit a Sac fly in the top of the 9th brining in Derek Mueller for the final run of the weekend.
Hitter of the Week
So OF Josh Ragan (Central Arkansas Commit)-.375 BA, 5 RBI, 2 Runs, 2 HR
Pitcher of the Week
So LHP Paul Dickens (Baylor Commit)-4.0 IP, 19 BF, 8 K’s 1 ER, 1-0
Both teams will play in the Region 14 Tournament this next weekend. Navarro is the #1 Seed and will play the #4 Seed Galveston. Northeast got the #3 Seed and will play the #2 Seed Blinn. This will be a Double elimination Tournament.
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