Alvin Trounces Manvel 14-4
Alvin Yellowjacket Baseball met their district rival Manvel Mavericks on Thursday and won in a decided victory. Manvel took the early lead in the first inning, besting Alvin by one run. Alvin captured the lead in the third and remained on top.
Keith Hughes was credited with win, giving up three runs and garnering five strikeouts. Gavin Alvarez got the save with his four-inning, one-run performance.
Sean Farrell led the offensive charge, going 3-3 with two walks, four runs, a double, and three RBIs. Gavin Alvarez went 2-4 with a double, a triple, two runs, and an RBI. Corben Henry hit a two-RBI double and scored twice, and Caleb Jeter contributed with two sacrifices and three RBIs.
The Jackets combined for 14 runs on 11 hits and 13 RBIs in 28 at-bats. The team also turned two double plays including a 6-6-3 from shortstop Rico Luna to first baseman Zack Wright. Alvin is now 4-1 in district and 10-6 overall.
The Yellowjackets next game is 7:00 p.m. Tuesday against Dobie at Nolan Ryan Field.