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One year after pandemic shuts it down, Maverick Baseball Classic resumes.
Pearsall trounced Somerset 7-2 in non-district play but were winless at 0-3-1 at the annual Maverick Baseball Classic tournament over the weekend.
Junior Joseph Telles went six innings, striking out seven and allowing only four runs in the 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on March 9. He allowed only a single earned run.
“We came out ready to play,” PHS Head Coach Ray Talamantes said. “Joseph took the mound and had another solid outing.
Offensively, Telles also helped himself by going three for four at the plate with an RBI. Junior Izayah Ramirez was also three for four with an RBI.
The Mavericks struggles to find their footing in very windy conditions at the Maverick Classic over the weekend. Pearsall opened with a 6-6 tie with Dilley on Thursday, March 11.
“It was three beautiful days of baseball,” Talamantes said. “We competed well in all four games of the tournament despite our overall record.”
Pearsall dropped a 6-0 decision to Boerne on Friday at noon and then fell 5-3 to Pleasanton that same evening. The Mavericks closed the event with a 7-1 decision to Lytle on Saturday afternoon.
The Mavericks junior varsity won an 11-0 decision over Somerset last Tuesday. Junior Damian Longoria pitched six scoreless innings, giving up only two hits and striking out eight. Longoria also picked up the win for JV Mavs. Offensively, Longoria, junior Christian Mendez and freshman Diego Carrasco led the way as each player collected three hits. Mendez added four RBI to lead the scoring.
Pearsall will head into its spring break holiday with a pair of outings. They took on Central Catholic Monday afternoon and hosted Bandera Tuesday evening. Results from both contests were unavailable at press time.
The Mavericks are slated to open district play Monday, March 29 against Crystal City. Pearsall has a scheduled non-district affair set for March 26 at Navarro.