The 4A state baseball championship last night came down to a matter of inches, or perhaps even a fraction thereof. Had Mack Mueller’s fourth pitch to Chase Basham in the sixth inning been an inch lower, the ball would have laid down on the ground in front of the catcher.
Salado Eagles face the top-ranked Abilene Wylie Bulldogs for the state championship at 6:30 p.m. today at Disch Falk field in Austin, after beating the #4 Robinson Rockets 7-1 yesterday in the semi-finals. Wylie beat the #5 Texarcana Pleasant Grove Hawks 7-5 yesterday to get to the finals.
Salado Eagles face the #3 Sweeny Bulldogs in the Region IV finals, playing a best of three series this week. Game one begins at 7 p.m. June 1 at Mumford High School. Games two and three (if necessary) will also be played at Mumford High School. Game two will start at 5 p.m. June 3 and […]
Sinton shortstop Jordan Martinez’s error on a grounder by Garrett Lightfoot with runners at first and second allow Jake Harvey to score the walk-off run in the seventh inning of Salado’s second game with the Pirates May 28, winning 5-4.
Salado Eagles scored five runs in the eighth inning to put away the Geronimo Navarro Panthers in the first of their best-of-three series in the regional quarterfinals.
Jacob Wilk’s walk-off single to deep left gave the Salado Eagles a 10th-inning 1-0 win over the Cuero Gobblers last night.
Salado Eagles are District Champions after beating the Taylor Ducks 1-0 in a one-hitter pitched by Cody Wolf on April 29.
Salado Eagles will face the Taylor Ducks tonight in a rubber match to determine the first and second seeds in the playoffs. The Eagles and the Ducks are co-district champions after Salado lost on the road to Taylor 5-1 on April 26.
Barring a collapse against the bottom of the district tonight and Tuesday, Salado Eagles varsity baseball team is the likely District 25-4A Champion.
The Salado varsity Eagles baseball team qualified for the playoffs and continued their perfect march through District 25-4A opponents last week with wins over Lampasas and Liberty Hill.