Reporter Staff Report
An offensive explosion of 47 runs over the last four games led the Glen Rose JV Tigers to a 3-1 record during the past two weeks.
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Glen Rose scored four runs in each of the first two innings and never looked back in a rout of Dublin on March 11.
Collin Lane led the way with three runs scored for the Tigers, while Ryan Wilson and Shelby Junge each scored two. Junge and Maverick Green each tallied two hits.
One run each was scored by R.J. Nowak, Stetson Murdock and Nick Wood.
On the hill, pitchers Nowak and Ryan Wilson combined for 14 strikeouts and only two walks. Nowak went three innings to get the win, and struck out eight batters. Wilson tallied six strikeouts over the final two frames.
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Whether it was pitching, hitting or in the field, Axtell simply had no answer for Glen Rose in a March 15 blow out.
Three Tigers - Tanner Tongate, who also had four hits, Collin Lane and Nick Wood - tallied four runs each to fuel the GRHS offense.
Lane posted a pair of doubles in the win, while Logan Brandt had a double and a triple to go with two runs scored.
Green also scored a pair of runs, while Nowak and Chavez each had one.
Tanneer Tongate and Ryan Wilson each pitched two innings and each struck out two batters.
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Kennedale scored three times in the fourth and twice in the fifth to pull away from Glen Rose on March 17 - handing the JV Tigers their only loss of the last two weeks.
The Wildcats jumped out to a 3-1 lead after two innings, but stretched it to 8-1 by the end of the fifth. The Tigers scored two in the top of the sixth, but the rally was too little, too late.
Lane, Brandt and Nowak scored the runs for Tigers. Nowak had the biggest hit for Glen Rose, an RBI triple.
Pitchers Nowak, Wilson and Wood combined to allow the nine runs on 10 hits while striking out four and walking two.
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Six first inning runs made it a laugher early on March 20.
Junge was big at the clate, finishing with 4 RBI on three hits that included a home run and a double. He also scored three runs.
Ryan Wilson also scored three times for the Tigers, while Tanner tongate, Lane, Murdock and Green all scored once .
Tongate and Wilson did the pitching, with Tongate going four innings for the win. He surrendered two runs and five walks while striking out five and giving up just one hit. Wilson struck out five and was perfect over the final two frames.