Lamar powers past Memorial into fourth round
The Lamar baseball team entered its Region III-6A quarterfinal series against Memorial averaging more than eight runs per game, with a low of six, even in the Texans’ lone defeat.
Lamar is still hitting the cover off the ball, now going into its first regional semifinal since 2011 after a 10-5, 11-5 sweep of the Mustangs, May 16-17 at Strake Jesuit.
The Texans will play Kingwood for a spot in the III-6A championship series.
Lamar set the tone early, scoring four in the first inning and five in the second for a 9-2 lead in game one. Ross Selvaggi doubled, homered and drove in three, while Sam Frank tripled with three RBIs.