Matthew Burke had two hits and Parker Roberts drove in a pair of runs as Kingwood Park rallied past Montgomery 5-3 at home Friday.
Jackson Rodriguez struck out five over 6 2/3 innings of work to earn the win for the Panthers, who notched their third consecutive win and fourth in five games. The Panthers are now 6-3 in District 20-5A play and 16-8 overall.
The Lady Eagles soccer team advanced to the Class 6A Region III semifinals for the second time in three years with a penalty kick victory over Clear Springs. Atascocita takes on Tompkins at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, followed by the other region semifinals match between Kingwood and Cinco Ranch at Abshier Stadium in Deer Park. The winners face off there for the region title at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The teams tied 0-0 after regulation and overtime play before Atascocita won the match 4-3 on penalty kicks. Nia Musquiz and Victoria Arenivas lead the team in goals scored with goalie Ainsly Cunningham recording 19 shutouts this season.
Grant O’Neal had two hits and drove in three runs to lift the Falcons to a 6-1 win over Tarkington at home Friday. A five-run sixth inning broke a 1-1 tie, sending Hargrave to its fifth win in six games. Matthew Dorcz added two hits and Ben Leisure knocked in two more runs while Micah Hakes picked up the win with five strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings on the mound. The Falcons improved to 4-1 in District 21-4A and 8-8 overall.
The Wildcats soccer team advanced to the region quarterfinals for the first time since 1993. Humble was defeated 2-1 by Strake Jesuit in that match on Friday. The Wildcats reached the region quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over Alief Taylor. Marcus Deleon and Danny Abad scored goals with assists from Rito Almaguer and Christian Solozano.
The Mustangs extended their win streak to 10 games on Friday with a 3-0 win over Summer Creek. Masyn Winn struck out 11 over 6 2/3 innings and also drove in a run to lift the Mustangs, who lead District 22-6A with an 11-0 mark (18-4-2 overall). Tanner Evans also had a hit and drove in a run.
Anthony Hall had four hits and drove in four runs as the Bulldogs turned back Humble 19-5 early last week. Andre Duplantier also collected three hits and three more RBIs in the win. J’Coi Liburd drove in four runs and Kenneth Booker added two hits to give starting pitcher Matt Young plenty of support. Young went four innings and struck out five to pick up the win.