The Ballinger Bearcats Varsity nabbed the lead late in the game in a 13-3 victory over Sonora on Tuesday, April 24. The game was tied at three with the Bearcats batting in the top of the fifth when Caleb Ornelaz singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

The Ballinger Bearcats Varsity nabbed the lead late in the game in a 13-3 victory over Sonora on Tuesday, April 24. The game was tied at three with the Bearcats batting in the top of the fifth when Caleb Ornelaz singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Cody Harral led the team to victory by driving in four runs. He went 3-for-5 at the plate. Harral drove in runs on a single in the second and a triple in the sixth.

Sonora opened up scoring in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Sonora.

In the bottom of the third inning, Sonora tied things up at three when an error scored two runs for Sonora.

The Bearcats tallied nine runs in the sixth inning. The Bearcats' big inning was driven by doubles by Keynan Gonzalez, Jon Marcon, and Dylen Crabb, a triple by Harral, a single by Tyler Lange, and an error on a ball put in play by Edgar Nunez.

Cody Daily led the Bearcats to victory on the pitcher's mound. He lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and three runs while striking out five. Gonzalez threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Infante took the loss for Sonora. He lasted one inning, allowing six hits and five runs while striking out one and walking one.

Wesley Dutton started the game for Sonora. He surrendered three runs on two hits over three innings, striking out two.

The Bearcats scattered 11 hits in the game. Harral and Cole Zentner each racked up multiple hits for. Harral went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead the Bearcats in hits.

Information from Game Changer was used for this report.