Dulles Baseball

Dulles players celebrate after scoring a run earlier this season. The Vikings were one of several teams to get strong pitching performances last week. (Photo from Twitter)

Walker Holzhausen pitched a no-hitter for Travis High School in its 4-0 win against Ridge Point on April 19, helping the Tigers overtake the Panthers for first place in District 20-6A.

Travis (21-4-1, 10-1 district) then beat Clements 14-0 on April 20 for its ninth straight win heading into this Tuesday’s matchup against Elkins.

After Elkins beat Clements 4-1 on April 19, the Knights (14-9-2, 8-4) dropped their final two games of the week despite strong performances from junior Adam Wade. Wade allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings pitched while striking out 11 batters in a 1-0 loss to Dulles on April 21, then had a double in a 4-0 loss to Ridge Point on April 23.

J.J. Kennett pitched a complete-game shutout for the Panthers (18-8, 7-3), who had a rough week otherwise. In addition to the loss against Travis, Ridge Point also lost 3-2 against George Ranch on April 20 and 3-0 against Clements on April 24.

Clements’ win was buoyed by Ben Couture, who pitched a shutout. The Rangers (13-16, 6-8) also enjoyed a walk-off win against Austin, prevailing 6-5 on April 23, to bounce back from two losses earlier in the week.

It was the young guns driving the bus for Austin in a 14-4 win over the Bush Broncos on April 20. Freshman Logan Witt had a season-high four hits and five RBIs for Austin (13-11, 4-5 district), while sophomore Tyler Do had a career-high four hits of his own to go along with three RBIs. Bryceson Williams threw a complete game against Bush, allowing no earned runs while striking out 10 hitters.

Dantonio Hackworth had a double and two stolen bases for the Broncos (6-19-1, 0-11) in the loss. Bush was looking for its first district win entering Tuesday’s scheduled game against Ridge Point.

Ross Reichardt pitched a shutout for Kempner in District 24-5A action last week as the Cougars (16-10, 11-3) shut down the Hightower Hurricanes in a 7-0 win on April 19.

In the area’s Class 4A action, Landon Lampley had two RBIs for Stafford as the Spartans lost an 8-5 decision to Bay City on April 20, dropping them to 7-10-1 overall and 3-4 in district play.

Softball

The Travis Lady Tigers clinched the District 20-6A title with a 3-2 win over Ridge Point on April 19. Rachel Ybarra struck out eight hitters in the circle for Travis (11-2, 11-2), while Ariel Kowalewski went 3 for 4 with a double.

Freshman Kori Vasquez led the Kempner Lady Cougars with three hits in their 15-0 win over Willowridge, while Erin Casilang, Lauren Hatch and Samantha Decker had two hits apiece. Hatch and Decker each smacked a double and a triple for Kempner (15-13, 9-8), while Hatch had four RBIs and Decker drove in two runs.

Bailey Gray had four hits for the Hightower Lady Hurricanes in a 17-1 win over Willowridge on April 22 as Hightower improved to 6-12 overall and 5-11 in District 24-5A.

Last Week’s Scores

BASEBALL

April 19

District 20-6A

Elkins 4, Clements 1

Travis 4, Ridge Point 0

April 20

District 20-6A

Austin 14, Bush 4

Travis 14, Clements 0

Dulles 1, Elkins 0

George Ranch 3, Ridge Point 2

District 24-5A

Kempner 7, Hightower 0

Angleton 14, Marshall 4

Richmond Foster 25, Willowridge 1

District 25-4A

Bay City 8, Stafford 5

April 23

District 20-6A

Clements 6, Austin 5

Ridge Point 4, Elkins 0

District 24-5A

Kempner 12, Hightower 1

April 24

District 20-6A

Clements 3, Ridge Point 0

Austin 8, Dulles 4

SOFTBALL

April 19

District 20-6A

Clements 16, Bush 5

Travis 3, Ridge Point 2

George Ranch 6, Dulles 3

April 20

District 20-6A

Ridge Point 19, Bush 0

District 24-5A

Kempner 15, Willowridge 0

District 25-4A

Columbia 17, Stafford 1

April 22

District 24-5A

Hightower 17, Willowridge 1

Fulshear 19, Marshall 0

April 24

District 20-6A

Ridge Point 11, Elkins 1

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