The JV Warhorses jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead over Hondo in their game on Tuesday, Feb. 21, but weren’t able to plate any more runs and lost 5-2 to the JV Owls.Devine leadoff hitter Joey Seguin singled to start the game, stole second, and advanced to third on an error to immediately put a runner in scoring position. Tristin Kramer drove Seguin in with a single, and Luke Ricord followed with a one-out sacrifice fly to center to knock in Kramer to put Devine in front 2-0.
Devine’s offense was in neutral for the rest of the game. Hondo scored a run in the bottom of the 2nd inning, then took the lead in the bottom of the 3rd inning. The JV Owls scored twice more in the bottom of the 4th inning to salt the game away.
“The game was a close game, but I felt that we could have done a better job of putting the ball in play,” Coach Bart Oropeza said. “We left too many base runners on.
“We will continue to work hard and get better.”
Hitting: Seguin 3-3; Kramer 2-3, 1 RBI; Chad Lawson 0-2; Ricord 0-3, 1 RBI; Brady Harrell 0-2, 1 BB; Tristin Cruz 0-2; Truett Barron 0-2; Joseph Guajardo 0-2; Gehrig Runyan 2 BB.
Pitching: Barron 2.1 IP, 1 ER, 3 hits, 4 walks, 3 strikeouts; Ricord 1.1 IP, 1 ER, 1 hit, 6 walks, 1 strikeout; Seguin 0.1 IP.
By Marly Davis