Boys Varsity Baseball · Late Score Costs Natalia Mustangs Varsity Against Jourdanton

12 Jourdanton High School
2 Natalia High School
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Jourdanton High School vs Natalia High School
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Tuesday’s game against Jourdanton was a heartbreaker for Natalia Mustangs Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 12-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Jourdanton batting in the top of the fifth when an error scored one run for Jourdanton.
The Natalia Mustangs Varsity struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Jourdanton, giving up 12 runs.
In the first inning, Jourdanton got their offense started when T Kraft singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Jourdanton scored six runs in the seventh inning. The big inning for Jourdanton came thanks to singles by N Cordova, C Schuehart, B Berg, and Kraft, a sacrifice fly by C Fuselier, and by Tyler Berg.
Clyde Schuchar was the winning pitcher for Jourdanton. The hurler allowed two hits and two runs over three innings, striking out three. Berg threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Manuel Garcia took the loss for Natalia Mustangs Varsity. The pitcher surrendered 12 runs on 18 hits over six and two-thirds innings, striking out five.
Garcia, Jacob Navarro, and Xavier Vasquez each collected one hit to lead Natalia Mustangs Varsity.