Lovejoy sweeps Texas high with 5-1 victory Friday

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Lovejoy sweeps Texas high

The Lovejoy Leopards baseball team defeated the Texas High Tigers in the area playoff series Friday with a 5-1 win at Lovejoy.

The Leopards won the series 2-games-to-none and will advance to the regional quarterfinals. The Texas High Tigers season ends with the Tigers finishing Bi-District Champions.

Lovejoy jumped out to early leads in both games in the series.

After exploding for 4 runs in the first inning of Thursday’s 11-3 victory in Game 1 in Hooks, the Leopards were first on the scoreboard once again on Friday.

Lovejoy needed just two at-bats to score 3 runs in the bottom of the first inning Friday. They followed up with great pitching and excellent defense in route the the series clinching  5-1 home win.

The Tigers had a great year

“Although at the end of the year in the playoffs only 1 team ends their season on a high note, I consider this season a huge success for our guys,” Johnny McClure, Texas High Tiger head baseball coach said. ” They endured adversity, played hard for each other, and surpassed any and all expectations.”
Lovejoy sweeps Texas high
Coach McClure said he was “Super proud” of his 6 seniors for leading the way and continuing Texas High baseball tradition.