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Varsity Baseball Splits the Series in the First Round of Playoffs

The McKinney Christian Academy Varsity Baseball Team Played a Double Header against the Colleyville Covenant Cougars at Home
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Photo by: Emma Ashcraft
The Mustangs celebrate a homerun by junior Judd Witte.

On Tuesday, April 30, the McKinney Christian Varsity Mustangs played against the Colleyville Covenant Cougars at home for the first round of playoffs. The Mustangs played the first two games out of a three game series. MCA lost the first game with a score of 16-7. Senior Connor Jarzombek singled scoring one run in the first, in the second senior Jax Marshall doubled making the score 2-0. In the third inning junior Judd Witte hit a homerun to left field making the score 5-0. The Cougars completely flipped the game in the top of the fourth,¬† as they went¬† on to score 12 runs with nine hits to take a 12-5 lead. In the bottom of the sixth Senior Jax Marshall hits a solo home run to give the Mustangs another run making it 6-12. Ultimately, the Cougars didn’t let off and took game one with the final score of 7-16.

The second game took place right after and the Cougars opened the game putting one run on the board in the first. The Mustangs were quick to rally back after senior Caden Brown lined out scoring two runs, Marshall doubled scoring one, and junior John Clark doubled scoring one. Covenant took the lead in the bottom of the second after a single and an error allowing two runs to score making it 5-4. The Mustangs then scored three in the top of the third when Caden Brown flew out scoring one and an error scoring two. Junior Marc Jensen opened the game for the Mustangs and gave up seven hits and six runs giving the Mustangs what they needed to pull out a win in game two as the final score was 9-6 with a Mustangs win.

Junior John Clark prepares for his at-bat. (Photo by: Emma Ashcraft)
Senior Connor Jarzombek pitches a strike. (Photo by: Emma Ashcraft)
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Emma Ashcraft
Emma Ashcraft, Photography Editor
Emma Ashcraft is a junior this year. She joined MCA as a freshman. This is her third year in Newspaper and she is excited to be photography editor in the class. Ashcraft is a part of a dance team at the The Dance Movement and has been dancing ever since she was little. On the weekends, she enjoys being outside and hanging out with friends. She attends Preston Trail Church and serves in the 2nd grade room every Sunday. Her favorite bible verse is Psalms 119:37. "Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word."