Mansfield Legacy Defeats Panthers 4-0

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The Panther Varsity Baseball team recognized their senior players before taking on the Mansfield Legacy Broncos in the final home game of the 2012 season.

The Panther seniors are:

  • #3 Jamaine Parks (3rd Base) Northlake Community College
  • #4 David Lara (2nd Base) University of Texas at Austin
  • #6 Gabriel Gonzales (Short Stop) Undecided
  • #11 Garrett McBurnett (First Base) University of Houston
  • #13 Benjamin Neal (Designated Hitter) U.S. Air Force
  • #19 Ruben Torres (Left Field) Undecided
  • #20 Ambrosio Hernadez (Catcher) U.S. Marine Corps

The game remained scoreless through four innings, but in the top of the fifth Kale Ward for Legacy hit a single to left field, followed up by a single by Ryan Dean. Dane Rombach reached on an error by Duncanville second baseman Terrance Holt that scored Ward and Dean moved to third. Jason Lindley bunted the ball to the first base side of the pitcher and DHS pitcher Kyle Miller made a great play to get Lindley, but Dean scored to give Legacy a 2-0 lead.

The top of the sixth saw Chayce Steelman hit a single to left field, and advanced to second on a throw that was off the mark. The next batter Tejay Antone hit a sharp grounder that got through the infield to score Steelman, and Antone advance to second on the throw home. Conner Smith hit a grounder to first baseman Michael Tamez to move Antone to third and Antone scored on a sacrifice fly by Matthew Dickey and Legacy had a 4-0 lead.

The Panthers loaded the bases in the bottom of the sixth, but couldn’t get anyone across as Mansfield Legacy held on to win the game 4-0.