With a 3-1 win at home over the Taylor Ducks April 28, Salado won District 25-4A outright finishing the regular season 17-5 and district 8-2. They will face the fourth place team in District 26-4A in the first round of the playoffs.
Taylor took a second inning lead with a solo homer but the Eagles tied it in the bottom of the second Jacob Wilk singled and went to second on a single by Kyle King. He scored on a fielder’s choice.
Salado scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth thanks to an error, a fielder’s choice, two walks and a hit batter.
Cody Wolf struck out seven and allowed one run in the win.
Salado took advantage of wild pitching and scored 10 runs on their way to shutting out the hapless Llano Yellowjackets April 27.
Salado scored two runs in the first, thanks in part to three batters being hit by the pitcher and another being walked. Cody Wolf was the only batter to get a hit, a single to advance Preston Payne who was hit by the pitcher. Jacob Little was hit by the pitcher to load the bases before Barrett Snyder was hit by the pitcher to score a run and Jacob Wilk was walked to score the second run.
The Eagles added two more runs in the fourth. Zach Marsh took the first pitch of the inning and knocked it over the left field fence for a solo homer. Kyle King was hit by the pitcher and stole second before scoring on a double by Wolf.
Garrett Lightfoot scored a run in the fifth innig after being hit by a pitch. he stole second and third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by King.
The Eagles scored five runs in the sixth. Payne was hit by the pitcher for the second time to lead off the sixth inning and s on a double by Little. Little scored on a double by Lightfoot, who went to third on a single by Snyder and scored on a passed ball. Marsh walked and stole second. Mims doubled to score Snyder and Marsh.
Little earned the win for Salado, striking out eight and allowing just three hits, all singles.