ROUND ROCK, TX- No. 1 Central Heights made a statement win in their state semifinal game against Whitesboro Wednesday evening, beating the Bearcats 7-0 at Dell Diamond.
The Blue Devils cracked the board right away when Rowan Arrant hit a 2-RBI double off the right center wall to take a 2-0 lead.
Central Heights scored again in the 4th inning off a two-out wild pitch that brought Will Haley in from third.
The 5th inning was a tough one for Whitesboro. With one out, Blue Devils’ Arrant struck again lining one through the middle to make it 4-0. Then Braden Tomas soon followed with a hit to score J’Kolvin Wallace for a 5-0 lead.
In the 6th inning Central Heights added two more runs. Arrant scored of a bases-loaded walk, then Matthew Taylor had an RBI groundout to get a 7-0 finish.
Central Heights’ game on the mound was just as dominate as their presence at the plate. Blue Devils’ pitcher Grayson Rodriguez pitched a complete shutout game and had 14 strikeouts.
Central Heights will play Wall in the state final Thursday at noon. Wall beat Georgetown Gateway in their state semifinal game 5-1.
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