To say that the Buckaroos made Breckenridge proud in Tuesday’s game against Comanche would be an understatement.
The Bucks dominated the Comanche Indians from the very beginning en route to a 13-2 win.
The last time the two teams met on March 13, it was the Bucks who lost 7-1.
The win was the second District 7-2A win for the Bucks who improved to 2-8, while Comanche fell to 4-6.
Head coach Pat Yarbrough said the win was a result of a solid start to the game.
“We jumped on them pretty early and built a good cushion and from there we had solid defense to back up our pitching effort from Quinton (Ellis),” said Yarbrough. “I thought the focus level was pretty good coming off a tough loss to Eastland and we really played well. Hopefully this is a sign of great things to come and will build some momentum as we wrap up the last few games.”
The Bucks started the game in stellar fashion with seven runs in the top of the first inning after batting through the entire order.
Cruz Martinez picked up two of his three basehits in the inning with a single and a double.
Parker Landon also reached on an RBI single.
A two- RBI triple by Jared McLane would drive home Landon and Eli McLane
Tanner Garland also picked up his first of two base hits in the inning.
Leading 8-1 at the start of the third inning, the Bucks added three more runs increasing their margin to 11-1.
Landon hit an RBI single to center field scoring E. McLane who reached base on a triple.
The Bucks added one run in the fourth inning following an RBI single by E. McLane.
Breckenridge scored one run in the fifth inning following an RBI single by Mykal Abila to score Ethan Wimberly.
The Bucks hitting was a phenomenal effort all around as they recorded 18 hits, while Comanche had nine hits.
Landon led the Bucks hitting going three-for-four with three singles and two RBIs.
Martinez, Abila, E. McLane and J. McLane each had two RBIs, while Austin Dooley recorded one RBI.
Ellis pitched five complete innings allowing nine hits, two earned runs, while striking out nine batters and had three walks.
The Bucks will play at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, in Dublin.