Locked and loaded

Needville's Dakota Palmer delivers a pitch. 

Travis 5, Austin 4

After five pitchers, 12 innings and 164 pitches, the Tigers pulled out a District 20-6A win over Austin Tuesday in Sugar Land.

Landre Buzard (2 2/3 IP), Jacob Pappas (1 2/3), Hank Bennett (3 2/3) and Kenneth Dutka (2.0) combined for 10 scoreless innings in relief for Travis after Caleb Manuel gave up four earned runs on six hits over two innings to start.

Kenneth Dutka, Kevin Ortiz, Thomas Roldan and Mason Brock each had two hits for Travis. Trey Faltine, Ortiz and Colin Mushinski each had two walks. Brock had a double.

Roldan’s 12th inning home run to left field on a 3-1 count proved to be the game-winner.

Foster 10, Hightower 0

The Falcons opened their District 24-5A series with Hightower a six-inning run-rule win in Missouri City Tuesday.

Foster used 10 hits with seven walks plus five shutout innings from Chase Albright to secure the win. Albright scattered two hits while striking out nine and walking four.

Brandon Naivar pitched a scoreless sixth inning to close out the game, striking out the side in his only frame.

Chance Van Cleave, Zach Schroeder, Reece Burke and Sean Kelly each had two hits. Burke had two doubles, Kelly added a two-bagger and Nick Mota slugged a home run. Mota and Burke each had two RBIs. Kelly scored three times and Van Cleave had three stolen bases.

Shadow Creek 10, Lamar Consolidated 0

Sharks pitcher Lloyd Richards III allowed only three hits Tuesday to the Mustangs in game one of their District 24-5A series Tuesday in Pearland. He scattered three hits and struck out 10 while walking two.

Mustang starting pitcher Stanley Tucker allowed six earned runs on six hits over two innings. He struck out three and walked two. Preston Wilson allowed one earned run and struck out three over three relief innings.

Tucker had one hit and stole a base. Mustafa Hatamleh and Luis Ruales each had a hit for Lamar.

Terry 11, Willowridge 3

The Rangers improved to 6-1 in District 24-5A with a win over Willowridge on Tuesday in Houston. Terry finished off the win with a six-run seventh inning.

Lead-off hitter Colby Alvarez-Mitchell had three hits and scored a run. Brian Martinez and Colby McDaniel each had two hits. McDaniel had three RBIs while Brian Maritnez and Jacob Martinez each had two. Brian Martinez and Daniel Perez each had a double.

Starting pitcher David Martinez allowed one earned run on three hits over 2 2/3 innings. Dylan Garcia (2 1/3 IP) and Isaiah Garcia (2 IP) combined to allow two unearned runs over the final 4 1/3 innings in relief.

Fulshear 21, Royal 0

The Chargers scored nine runs in the first inning and six in the second to run away with a win Tuesday in Pattison.

Chris Duncan went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs including a grand slam. Jackson Edge was 2-for-2 with four RBIs.

Lead-off hitter Dylan Theut scored four times for the Chargers. Thomas Branhart and Mason Scchey each scored three times. Barnhart, Luke Cantu, Edge and Wyatt Radcliff each had a double. Radcliff added a triple.

Travis Long (2 IP), Josh Hayes (2 IP) and Conner Hodgers (1 IP) combined to allow only one hit, striking out 11 and walking one.

Needville 1, Stafford 0

The Blue Jays starting pitcher Dakota Palmer made one run stand up for Needville in a home District 25-4A win over Stafford Tuesday. Palmer scattered three hits while striking out 11 and walked two, out-dueling the Spartans starter Nathan Ruggless (5.0 IP, 1 R).

Needville plated its lone run in the fourth inning. Cole Verret and Palmer led off the frame with walks. A fielder’s choice erased the lead runner and put pinch runner Cameron Mitchell at second base.

An error by the Stafford short stop loaded the bases with Ethan Castenda racing down the line to first base. Kolten Heine grounded out to third base to drive in the game’s only run.

James Roberts, Jacob Vacek, Palmer and Castenda each had a hit for the Blue Jays.

Van Vleck 16, East Bernard 11

A seven-run sixth inning sank the Brahmas against Van Vleck on Tuesday in East Bernard.

Reagan Whitley, Hutner Goudeau, Payton Peloquin and Chris Murrile each had two hits for East Bernard in the loss. Payton Peloquin went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored. Chris Murrile was 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Whitley had a double while Murrile, Payton Peloquin and Brennan Peloquin each had a triple.

Starting pitcher Payton Peloquin allowed one earned run (seven runs) on four hits over two innings.

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