Victoria Southwest falls to Pearland 11-3
July 19, 2014 at 2:19 a.m.
Victoria Southwest started its quest for the Texas East State championship in its first game against Pearland East Saturday at Faulkner Park in Tyler.
Victoria Southwest's 11- and 12-year olds lost its first game 11-3 to Pearland.
The team has one more chance in the double-elimination tournament to advance to the next round.
Victoria Southwest scored twice in the third inning to close the gap to 4-2.
However, Pearland's four runs in the fourth and three more in the top of the sixth spurred them ahead 11-2 going into the bottom of the sixth.
A home run by Ky Zarate, who also pitched in the game, gave Victoria Southwest its last run to finish the game 11-3.