The Deleon Bearcats watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 6-3 loss to Winters on Friday. Winters scored on an error and a single by Hamilton in the second inning.
Winters got things started in the second inning. An error scored two runs for Winters and three runs in the fourth inning. The Blizzards offense in the inning was led by R Rodrigues, Killough, and Salas, who all drove in runs.
Killough earned the victory on the hill for Winters. He surrendered one run on one hit over five innings, striking out seven. M Rodriguez threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Dawson Matthews took the loss for Deleon. He allowed four hits and three runs over two innings, striking out one and walking one.
Colton Smith, Marshall Cogburn, and Kevin Yeager each collected one hit to lead De Leon Bearcats 2019.
Rodrigues led Winters with two hits in four at bats.