LONG BEACH, Calif. — Jared Kelley pitched three hitless innings for the Texas Rangers team at the Area Code Games on Tuesday night at Blair Field.
Kelley, who will be a senior at Refugio, started the game against the White Sox team. He had six strikeouts and walked one batter. Kelley threw 36 pitches, 25 of which were strikes.
A scout at the game clocked Kelley’s fastball at between 96.9 and 98.4 mph.
The White Sox went on to win the game 1-0.
Kelley is scheduled to pitch for the West team in Sunday’s Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park in San Diego.
Kelley was a first-team all-state selection and the MVP of the Advocate’s all-area team after going 11-0 with an 0.22 ERA and striking out 144 in 65 innings during his junior season for the Bobcats.