Galveston County baseball scores and player statistics
Clear Falls 14, Clear Brook 1 (5 innings)
Clear Falls took advantage of free base runners (seven walks and three hit batters) and five Clear Brook errors to win the district opener Tuesday night at the Wolverine's baseball field.
Willis Coleman (3-for-3) played a big role in Clear Falls' first four runs that started in the top of the first when Coleman led off with a double to right and courtesy runner Langston White ended up scoring on a sacrifice fly by Braxton Gerek.
In the second inning, Coleman delivered a line drive two-out, two-run double to center, and once again the courtesy runner White, who scored a game-high four runs, was able to cross the plate on an error to make the score 4-0, Knights.
A Cooper Timmons (three runs) lead-off walk, a Coleman single and back-to-back Wolverine errors mixed in with a Braxton Gerek RBI groundout aided the Knights to score three more runs in the fourth inning.
After Clear Brook scored there lone run in the bottom of the fourth (RBI single by Benji Elizondo), Clear Falls doubled up its run total in the next half inning.
With one out in the fifth inning, seven of the next eight Knights reached base without collecting a hit.
The only two hits in the inning came with back-to-back hits from Kaiden Beaty (RBI single) and Leo Lopez (two RBI single) that capped off the seven-run inning.
Clear Falls starter Braydon Fisher pitched the first four innings, striking out six, with one unearned run, and two hits in the victory.
Evan Albright drew a game-high three walks for the Wolverines.
Looking to sweep the season series, Clear Falls (1-0 in District 24-6A) hosts Clear Brook (0-1) at 7 p.m. Friday.