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JV Baseball Sweeps Jersey Village to Win District Championship!

By Ann Barry, 05/02/23, 2:10PM CDT


Stratford 5 - Jersey Village 0:

Ford Givens threw a 5-inning no-hitter, leading the Spartans to the shutout victory. Givens struck out ten, walking 3. Offensively, the Spartans got off to a quick start in the 1st inning. Rylan Reichenau, Travis Jones, and Cooper Kemp led off with singles, and Bo Harrison cleared the bases with a triple, then scoring on the throw. Stratford added their final run in the 2nd when Reichenau walked, stole 2nd, and scored on a Jones single.

Stratford 4 - Jersey Village 2:

Jersey Village scored single runs in the 2nd and 3rd innings to take an early 2-0 lead. Stratford answered in the bottom of the 3rd after Eric Ferworn reached on an error and was driven home on a Cooper Harrison double. Stratford still trailed by a run going into the bottom of the 5th. Ferworn and Mac Greene drew walks, and Cooper Harrison had another key hit, driving a double to right center to score both runners. Jackson Golden added another RBI single to close out the scoring. Alex Espino started for Stratford, allowing 2 runs on 2 hits and 5 walks with 5 strikeouts. Pacer Daniel pitched the final two scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 2.