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Baseball: Pearland downs Strake Jesuit, 15-5

March 23, 2019

Pearland scored 11 runs in the fourth inning to break a 4-4 tie and cruise to a 15-5 five-inning victory Friday night at Strake Jesuit in a District 23-6A baseball game.

Shawn Huber went 2-for-4 with four runs batted in; Cole Smajstrla went 2-for-2 with three RBI; and Adam Vackar went 2-for-3 with 3 RBI. Smajstrla and Vackar each had two doubles.

Matt Adams went the distance for Pearland, striking out five while allowing five hits and four earned runs.

The win improved Pearland (11-7-1) to 4-0 in District 23-6A.

Dawson dropped a heart-breaking 3-2 decision to George Ranch in another District 24-6A outing on Friday.

On Tuesday, Dawson snapped a losing skid by defeating Brazoswood, 7-2. Luke Haas had two hits and drove in three runs in that victory while Tyler Langston pitched seven innings and struck out eight.