Generals vs. Brazos Valley Bombers

The Victoria Generals' Tyler Wulfert runs past third base during Tuesday's game against the Brazos Valley Bombers at Riverside Stadium.

The Generals had four home runs and 18 hits in the 19-5 win over the Amarillo Sod Squad, sweeping the two-game series and winning their third game in a row.

Amarillo led 3-0 after the first inning and 5-2 after two and half with home runs from Ryon Knowles and Sam Tormos.

Victoria got on the board with RBI singles from Ethan Bedgood and Samuel Benjamin in the bottom of the second.

The Generals took control of the game with an 8-run bottom of the third, taking a 10-5 lead with seven hits, a walk and an error. Steven Rivas had a solo home run in the inning and Bedgood had the go-ahead three-run homer.

Rivas hit his second home run, a two-run shot, in the fifth and Benjamin added a solo home run in the sixth.

The Generals walked in four runs, had a bases-loaded hit by pitch and added another on a wild pitch in a six-run seventh inning to complete the scoring.

Pitchers Colby Casey, Reece Easterling, Brett Brown, Gavi Coldiron, Josh Salinas and Lance Lusk combined to throw 14 strikeouts.

The Generals next play Amarillo at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Stadium in the first of another two-game series.

Texas Collegiate League

Victoria Generals 19, Amarillo Sod Squad 5

Sod Squad: 302 000 000 — 5 8 2

Generals: 028 021 60X — 19 18 0

W: Colby Casey; L: Brennan Berdon

Highlights: (G) Colby Casey 3.0 IP, 5 R, 6 H, 0 BB, 7 K; Steven Rivas 3-for-5, 5 RBI, 2 R, 2 HR, BB, 2B; Ethan Bedgood 2-for-5, 5 RBI, 3 R, HR, BB; Samuel Benjamin 3-for-6, 4 RBI, 2 R, HR, 2B; (S) Ryan Knowles 2-for-5, RBI, 2 R, HR; Sam Tormos 1-for-3, 2 RBI, 2 R, HR; Karl Koerper 2-for-4, RBI, 2B Records: Victoria Generals 6-6; Amarillo Sod Squad 6-5

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Tyler Tyre is a Sports Reporter for the Victoria Advocate. He can be reached at 361-580-6576 or at ttyre@vicad.com or @tylertyre.

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