Brook Hill Guard 11, Frisco Legacy Christian Eagles 3, FINAL
BH: 4 0 0 0 4 3 0 - 11
FLC: 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 3
Marching their way back to the field of play last week was the Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team, as the team loaded their equipment and traveled to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for a TAPPS Area contest against the Frisco Legacy Eagles Tuesday, May 1, at Frisco Legacy Christian High school.
Brook Hill was the first team to light up the scoreboard in the Area playoff affair against Frisco Legacy Christian, scoring a total of four runs in the top of the first inning of play.
In the bottom of the third, the Eagles soared high to plate two runs against the Guard, followed by an additional run in their share of the fourth frame.
The Guard attacked the Eagles with every weapon available in their arsenal in the late innings of the contest, swinging for four runs in the top of the fifth, while also tacking on three more runs in the top of the sixth, allowing Brook Hill to claim the Area victory against Frisco Legacy Christian in a rout, 11-3.
In the hitting column for the Area contest between Brook Hill and Frisco Legacy Christian, the visiting Guard held the advantage by connecting with a total of 14 hits, compared to the six hits amassed by the Eagles. Brook Hill committed just one fielding error, while Frisco Legacy Christian was charged with three errors in the field.
The bat of the Guard’s Connor Carson proved to locate pitches well, as he turned in a perfect 4-4 performance, including a double, collecting a total of four runs batted in.
Other significant contributors for Brook Hill against Frisco Legacy Christian included Greyson Priestner, going 2-4 with two RBIs and two stolen bases; Josh Jenkins, going 2-4, including a triple, with two RBIs; Mason Kelley, going 2-4 with one RBI; Tyler Overbeek, going 2-3 with one RBI and one stolen base; Carson Richards, going 1-5 with one stolen base; and Seth Moss, going 1-5.
Kelley was recognized as the winning pitcher on the mound for the Guard against the Eagles, allowing six hits, three runs, and two earned runs, while striking out six and walking three, in six innings of work.
Used as a relief pitcher for Brook Hill was Overbeek. In his brief one-inning appearance, Overbeek allowed no hits and no runs, with one strikeout.
Next week: REGIONALS (Best-of-three) - Brook Hill Guard vs. Fort Worth All Saints Saints: Game 1 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8; Game 2 – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9; Game 3 (if needed) – 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. All games played at Mesquite’s Tillery Field.