Varsity baseball defeats Austin Bowie in shootout 9-8


Pitchers had a tough day during the game between the Klein Collins Tigers Varsity and Austin Bowie, as the two teams put up 17 runs combined in a 9-8 the Klein Collins Tigers Varsity win.

The teams combined for 20 hits, including eight extra base hits.

The game was back-and-forth heading into the seventh, with six lead changes.

Even though Chris Suarez allowed five runs over six innings he still recorded the victory. He struck out four, walked three and surrendered eight hits.

The Klein Collins Tigers Varsity were sparked by Jake Jarvis and Jason Helms, who teamed up for three hits and five RBIs.

Dustin ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just five innings, walked three, struck out five, and allowed five runs.

In the top of the first, the Klein Collins Tigers Varsity grabbed the early lead, 2-0. A two-run blast by Jake, plating Jason started the inning off.

It didn’t take long for Austin Bowie to respond as it scored two runs of its own in the first. Austin Bowie scored on an RBI single by Jake Moore and an RBI double by Austin Eschenburg.

After posting one run in the third, Austin Bowie again scored one in the fourth. In the third, Austin Bowie scored on an RBI single by Jake Moore, scoring Dustin.

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