HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Temple notches pair of wins

JUSTIN — Eli Mendoza struck out 11 in a complete-game effort for Temple, which posted a 3-1 victory over Keller Timber Creek on Friday at the Justin tournament.

The Wildcats (4-4) cruised to a 12-5 win over Justin Eaton later in the day.

COLLEGE BASEBALL: TC splits with St. Edward’s JV

AUSTIN — Temple College recorded a 4-2 victory in the opener, before the St. Edward’s JV bounced back with a 4-3 win in the finale as the teams split their doubleheader Friday.

Starter Cody Wolf (4-0) went the distance, and Joey Orsak had a triple for the Leopards (9-6) in Game 1.

St. Edward’s made the most of its four hits in Game 2 to hand Ryan Keesee (2-1) his first loss.

The teams square off in a doubleheader again at 1 p.m. today in Temple.


BELTON — Devon Walter was 2-for-3 with a home run for Mary Hardin-Baylor, which handed Texas-Tyler its first defeat with a 5-3 victory Friday.

Makenzi Dawson went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs for UMHB (6-4, 3-3 American Southwest Conference), and reliever Karen Tennis (2-1) scattered two runs and six hits across six innings.

UT-Tyler (7-1, 5-1) got a home run from Nicole Garcia in the game’s first at-bat but totaled just seven hits the rest of the way.

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