Alvin wins a close one at home, beating the Dobie Longhorns 3-2 in a battle of the 4-1 teams for second place in the district.

District Standings March 25th

District Standings March 25th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corben Henry went 3-3 at the plate, and Joe Dalmolin got the win with ten strikeouts, two earned runs, five hits, and one walk over seven innings.

In the top of the second, the Dobie Longhorns took an early lead of 2-0.

The Yellowjackets cut the lead to one run in the second inning. Caleb Jeter started the inning with a single through the left side of the infield. Gunner Olszewski advanced Jeter to second with a sacrifice  bunt. Jeter stole third and after a walk by Zach Wright. Rico Luna scored Jeter with a bunt single.

The Yellowjackets tied the game 2-2 in a wild third inning. Henry started the inning with a single. Henry then stole second when Dobie’s catcher hit Sean Farrell in the head with a pickoff attempt of Henry. Farrell then advanced Henry to third with a sacrifice bunt and safely reached first on an errant throw. Gavin Alvarez scored Henry on a fielder’s choice to tie the game.

The game remained tied until the seventh inning when the Jackets loaded the bases with Luna reaching on an error to SS,  Nathan Collins knocking a single to center, and Olszewski drawing a walk. The game ended with Henry’s walk-off single that scored Luna.

The Yellowjackets play the Pasadena Eagles Friday at Pasadena at 7:00 p.m.