Clay Baker limited Chico to a run on just two hits over six innings Friday in Alvord’s 12-1 victory over the Chico Dragons.
Baker struck out 10 and walked six in the Bulldog win. Alvord (14-8) improved to 7-4 in District 10-2A and entered Thursday’s game with Era with a chance to wrap up a playoff spot. Alvord owns a two-game lead on Collinsville for third place – two games back of Lindsay for second and four behind league leader Muenster.
Conner Parker ended the game with a three-run double in the four-run sixth inning. Parker finished 3-for-4 with the double, a triple and five RBIs.
Baker went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Bailey Umphress drove in Chico’s lone run with a single in the third.