‘Dawgs draw Angelina after run-ruling Laredo

‘Dawgs draw Angelina after run-ruling Laredo

By MIKE MONTFORT   —

BEAUMONT — Stacey Bailey knocked in four runs as East Zone champion Navarro run-ruled Laredo, 11-3, in Sunday’s seven-inning Region XIV Baseball Tournament opening-round game.

Navarro (35-16) advances to a 5 pm Monday Championship Bracket matchup with Angelina, a 12-9 winner Sunday over Blinn.

Coach Matt Podjenski’s Bulldogs launched a 14-hit attack and scored in every inning off three Laredo pitchers. Five Bulldogs produced doubles in the effort: Bailey, Jose Gonzalez, Mason Holt, Kyle Landers and Dawson Woods.

Two of Bailey’s four RBI came via sacrifice flys.

Navarro took the lead for good in the bottom of the third inning when Gonzalez and Woods hit consecutive two-out doubles. The Bulldogs batted around in the fourth when Woods, Kyle Hawkins and Wesley Powell strung together consecutive two-out singles after Rugely reached on an error and Gonzales walked.

Powell knocked in three runs, one with a sacrifice fly.

Lefthander Carson Rollins won for the seventh time, throwing 80 pitches in a six-inning outing. Rollins allowed four hits, struck out six and didn’t yield an earned run. Collin Storms worked the seventh inning.
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SCORE BY INNINGS……….R-H-E (LOB)
Laredo…..200 001 0 — 3- 4-3 (LOB 5)
Navarro…111 511 1 — 11-14-1 (LOB 9)
W: Carson Rollins (7-0). L: Justin Mora.
2B: Stacey Bailey, Jose Gonzalez, Mason Holt, Kyle Landers, Dawson Woods
TB: Stacey Bailey 3, Jose Gonzalez 2, Kyle Hawkins 2, Mason Holt 3, Kyle Landers 3, Wesley Powell, Travis Washburn, Dawson Woods 4
RBI: Stacey Bailey 4, Kyle Hawkins, Wesley Powell 3, Travis Washburn, Dawson Woods 2
SAC: Wesley Powell
SF: Stacey Bailey 2, Wesley Powell
ROE: Cash Rugely
SB: Mason Holt, Cash Rugely
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STARTING PITCHERS:
LC — RH Justin Mora, Tony Galvan (5), Robbie Maldonado (7)
NC — LH Carson Rollins, Collin Storms (7)
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SCORING SUMMARY:
B-1: Bailey’s one-out sacrifice fly to centerfield enables Holt to score from third base. Holt singled and Landers doubled to start the inning.
B-2: Washburn’s two-out single to centerfield scores Hawkins from second base with the tying run. Hawkins walked and advanced on a sacrifice bunt. The Bulldogs loaded the bases, but couldn’t push across any more runs. (2-2)
B-3: Consecutive two-out doubles by Gonzalez and Woods give Navarro the lead. The Bulldogs again left the bases loaded despite scoring in a third straight inning. (NC, 3-2)
B-4: Navarro bats around and scores five runs on four hits. Holt leads off with the team’s fourth double. After Rugely reached on an error and Gonzalez walked, consecutive two-out singles by Woods, Hawkins and Powell extend the rally. (NC, 8-2)
B-5: Landers singled to right field and moved to second base on an error. Bailey drives Landers home with a single to leftfield. Bailey, with 3 RBI today, now has 61 for the season. (NC, 9-2)
B-6: Woods collects his third hit with a single, moves to third on Hawkins’ single and scores on Powell’s long SF-9. (NC, 10-3)
B-7: Bailey ends the game with a double down the right field line that scores Holt from first base. (11-3, run-rule).
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BATTING ORDERS:
Laredo
LF Robert Arredondo
CF Tony Galvan
3B Jesus Rodriguez
1B Marcus Cantu
RF Mark Alvarado
DH Beto Cervantes
2B Matt Hinojosa
C Mike Solis
SS Jessie Gonzalez
(P Justin Mora)
Navarro
2B Travis Washburn
CF Mason Holt
1B Kyle Landers
3B Stacey Bailey
SS Cash Rugely
DH Jose Gonzalez
C Dawson Woods
LF Kyle Hawkins
RF Wesley Powell
(P Carson Rollins)