Warhorses take on Slugfest

In the South Texas Slugfest, the Warhorses battled hard but went 1-3 over the weekend. Now 1-7 for the season, the Warhorses have a lot of work to do before district starts on April 9th against Hondo.
Opening the tournament against Bandera, Devine took the lease in the bottom of the first and held on until the game ended after the top of the 5th. Bottom of the 1st, 1 out, Xsavior Martinez singles, Jacob Barron doubles, with Colin Dishman at bat, Martinez stole home, 1-1. Dishman was hit by a pitch, Christian Gerlach lines out, Roger Gutierrez hits a single to short and Barron scores, 2-1. Gabriel Esquibel is up to bat and Sage Cruz (in for Dishman) steals home, inning ends 3-1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Gerlach walks, Gutierrez singles, and Gerlach scored, 4-1. Esquibel singles and Gutierrez advances to third. Michael Alers hits a singled to left and Gutierrez scores, 5-1. Hadyn Brummage grounds out and Esquibel crosses home, 6-1. Camden White hit a single to center and Alers scores, 7-1. Bandera would score 1 in the top of the 4th to make it 7-2. Bottom of the 4th, Dishman singles to left, Gerlach walked, Gutierrez walked, 2 outs, Brummage walked, 8-2. White at bat, Gerlach steals home. The game would end 9-2.
Dishman 1 single. White 1 single, 1 RBI. Esquibel 1 single, 1 run. Martinez 1 single, 1 run, 1 steal. Gerlach 2 runs, 1 steal. Cruz 2 runs, 2 steals. Gutierrez 2 singles, 2 RBI, 1 run, 1 steal. Alers1 single, 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 steal. Brummage 1 double, 2 RBI, 1 steal. Barron 1 double, 1 run, 1 steal. Evan Priest 23 pitches with 10 strikes. Caden Hanson 77 pitches with 42 strikes.
Devine would fall 0-16 to Winn in their next game. Gutierrez 47 pitches with 18 strikes. Alers 24 pitches with 9 strikes. Brummage 4 pitches 2 strikes. Robert Ramirez 5 pitches 2 strikes. Martinez 1 single. Gerlach 1 double.
Devine’s sole run came in the bottom of the 3rd against Saint Mary’s Hall. With Cruz in for Brummage, Cruz stole home when Martinez was at bat. The Warhorses would fall 1-9.
Brummage 1 single, 1 steal. Barron 1 single. Cruz 1 run, 1 steal. Gerlach 1 steal. Mason Burford 1 steal. Dishman 84 pitches with 50 strikes. Samuel Mills 20 pitches, 10 strikes.
In their final game of the tournament, Devine fell 2-77 to Brackenridge. Bottom of the first, Barron walked, White singled, Gutierrez sacrificed to allow Barron to score, 1-3. Bottom of the 3rd, Barron walks, 2 outs, Brummage walks, Esquibel doubles and Burford (in for Barron) scores, 2-5. Brackenridge would score 6 in the top of the 5th to end the game 2-11.
Guardiola 1 single, 1 steal. White 1 single, Esquibel 1 double, 1 RBI. Gutierrez 1 RBI. Burford 1 steal. Barron 1 steal, 83 pitches with 49 with 49 strikes. Ramirez 23 pitches 6 strikes. Alers 11 pitches 3 strikes.
The Warhorses will replay Bandera on March 11th at 10:00 am in the Bandera Tournament. They will also take on Edison, Christian Cornerstone and more this weekend.
By Dicy Chambers
Sports Writer