The Rams took the field for the first district matchup against Iowa Park at Pratt Field. The Rams have struggled so far to bring home wins, but have shown a lot of progress as they begin district play. The Rams started strong, and held the Hawks to 0 in the first inning and held the Hawks to only one run through 7 innings, but during the 7th, Iowa Park got hot and would score 4 more runs, which the Rams just could not answer in time. OF Tristan Gray and P Isaiah Santibanez led with a hit a piece, including a double by Santibanez.
District game number two, they hit the road and met up with the same Iowa Park Hawks, for another loss. IP took an early lead and the Rams spent the rest of the game playing catch-up, never evening the score. The Rams were led by Tyson Reeves, Cameron Michaels, Mason Facteau, and Kevin Rios. Each had one hit a piece, and Ryan Bell pitched six innings with 3 strike outs. The Rams fell 6-0 and look to grab district win number one on Tuesday in Vernon.
MWISD Softball Update:
The Lady Rams traveled to Graham for game 2 of district play after falling short against Vernon on Friday. They looked to even up their record. They lost in an offensive heavy game, 22-17. Abby Tincher led the Lady Rams, going 5-for-5 at the plate. Other Lady Rams that chipped in to their 17 scoring runs were Makayla Higgins, Katie Coker, Zaniya Pruitt, and River Pugh.
The Lady Rams followed up this game by traveling to Wichita Falls Hirschi and grabbing their first district win, and in a big way. The Lady Rams defeated WF Hirschi 21-0 to make their district record 1-2 and come back home on Tuesday, March 30th to match up with Iowa Park.
Sports Journalist | Mineral Wells native and community-driven. An MWHS graduate with years of experience having served on the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Committee, Tourism Committee, Historic Downtown Association, and more. Kellci is heavily involved in Highridge Church of Mineral Wells and volunteers within the First Impressions and Students Ministries. Her love for sports comes from being a student-athlete (volleyball, basketball, track, and field) as a child growing up in Mineral Wells.