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Baseball Roundup: Dragons beat up on Olney, Perrin

By Richard Greene | Published Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Chico Dragons beat up on their first two District 9-A opponents over spring break, piling up 41 runs in the two games.

Chico hammered Olney 20-5 Tuesday and followed up with a 21-3 victory over Perrin Wednesday.

In the victory over Olney, Tyler Melton and Kalen Johnson drove in five runs each. Melton brought in two with a double in the second. Johnson hit a three-run triple in the fourth.

Chico sent 14 batters to the plate in a 10-run fifth inning that included a two-run double by Austin Collins. The Dragons drew 13 walks from Olney pitching.

Against Perrin, Chico piled up 18 hits for 21 runs. Johnson went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs. Melton, Jerico McGuire and Cameron Weatherly finished with three RBIs each.

Melton struck out seven and walked seven in five innings, allowing three unearned runs on five hits.

DECATUR 11, GUNTER 1

The Decatur Eagles scored six runs in the top of the seventh to break open the game Wednesday in an 11-1 victory over Gunter.

Mason Baur drove in two with a double to right field. He and Christian Carrillo led the Eagles with a pair of RBIs. Josh Jones finished 3-for-4 and scored twice.

Clayton Egle picked up the win, holding Gunter to a run on four hits over seven innings. He struck out four and walked one.

NORTHWEST 8, KELLER 0

Dusty Cloud shut out Keller allowing just three hits over seven innings as the Northwest Texans rolled to an 8-0 win Tuesday.

Cloud struck out three and walked two.

Elijah Christenson provided all the offense Cloud needed with a two-run homer to left-center field during a three-run top of the first.

Colin Rhodes added a solo blast in a three-run fourth inning.

Victor DeJesus went 3-for-4 with two doubles and scored twice for the Texans.

BROCK 15, ALVORD 5

The unbeaten Brock Eagles dropped the Alvord Bulldogs (7-9) to 0-2 in District 9-2A with a 15-5 victory in five innings Wednesday.

Brock’s Slaten Gough and Jordan Andrae hit homers for the Eagles. Gough hit a three-run homer in the six-run top of the first inning.

After Brock took an 8-0 lead in the second, Alvord scored four in the bottom of the inning. Ryan Bartholomew drove in a run in the inning.

Lane Peace had a RBI in the fourth for Alvord. He and Jonathan Musgrave finished with two hits each in three at-bats.

MILLSAP 12, BOYD 1

The Millsap Bulldogs scored six runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 12-1 win over the Boyd Yellowjackets in five innings Wednesday.

Boyd’s Rett Sears managed the Yellowjackets’ lone hit against Millsap pitcher Dalyn Clanin. Boyd hitters struck out 11 times against him and managed three walks.

Boyd’s Tyler Kemp scored on a wild pitch after reaching on a walk in the top of the third.

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