Whitehouse graduate Mason House has a lot to think about in the near future.
The high school center fielder and Oklahoma State signee was selected in the third round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday by the San Diego Padres. He has the choice to sign with the Padres organization as the draft's 78th overall pick, but that will force him to forfeit NCAA eligibility.
ROUND ROCK -- The Union Hill Bulldogs' unlikely run through the playoffs ended unceremoniously Friday morning in the Class A state semifinals.
Abbott sent 13 men to the plate and scored 10 runs in the first inning en route to a 12-0 rout of Union Hill at Dell Diamond...
ROUND ROCK -- It wasn't the championship game with a clutch finish most kids imagine while playing ball in the sandlot, but Nacogdoches Central Heights gladly took its easy win Thursday in the Class 3A state final at Dell Diamond.
The Blue Devils run-ruled Wall, 10-0, in five innings for their first crown since 2004. It was a 10-0 game after three frames.
AUSTIN — It rarely happens in baseball, but the fate of two teams' season came down to just one pitch Wednesday evening.
Cameron Hanna's two-strike, two-out, bases-loaded triple in the bottom of the first ignited defending champion Abilene Wylie's 3-1 win over Pleasant Grove in their Class 4A semifinal at UFCU-Disch Falk Field
ROUND ROCK -- Grayson Rodriguez's junior pitching season ended Wednesday under the best conditions possible.
The Texas A&M verbal commitment threw a 14-strikeout, complete game, two-hit shutout in Central Height's 7-0 rout of Whitesboro in the Class 3A state semifinals at Dell Diamond. Whitesboro entered the meeting having put away the past three East Texas teams it faced in Edgewood, New Diana and Beckville.
ROUND ROCK -- The winning coach of this Class 2A state baseball tournament will undoubtedly admit a little luck was involved somewhere along the postseason ride. Whether it was a dramatic late-inning comeback or just getting that one call to change a team's spirits, something happened.
Dallardsville Big Sandy got off to a slow start Wednesday, but a judgement call to spearhead a five-run fourth inning gave it momentum it never relinquished against Groveton in the state semifinal round, 7-3.
The Indians' season came to a close at Dell Diamond in Round Rock with a final record of 31-4. It was just their second loss of the postseason, preceded by second-day wins to get them by Woden in a best-of-three regional championship round.
There weren't many breaks that went Groveton's way this time.
HEATH -- Brandy Harris drove a near perfect shot to no man's land between four Whitesboro defenders to lead off the top of the seventh. Right fielder Weston Hickman's ESPN Top 10 caliber, full extension catch was just a little bit better.
That's the kind of day it was for Beckville in a 2-1 season-ending loss Saturday at Rockwall-Heath High School in Game 2 of the Class 3A Region II championship series. Whitesboro caught more of the breaks late, was the stronger offensive team in early innings and advanced to Round Rock for the 3A state tournament.
HEATH – A five-run third inning proved to be too much for Beckville to overcome Thursday at Rockwall-Heath High School.
After falling behind by as many as five runs, Beckville rallied late and came up short...