LEOPARDS STRIKE COBRAS FOR DISTRICT WIN
LEOPARDS STRIKE COBRAS FOR DISTRICT WIN
Michael Kelly
Monday, April 03, 2017

The Van Vleck Leopards baseball team traveled to Industrial this past Friday night for a must win district game…and win – they did…beating the Industrial Cobras 5 – 4….Leading the way on the mound for  the Leps was senior, Kason Klump…Klump gave up 3 hits and 4 runs, only which 2 of the runs were earned. Senior Avery Sieben took over for Klump and pitched 2.2 scoreless innings for the Leps…Sieben did not give up a hit or a walk. With a 5 to 4 lead going into the bottom of the 7th, senior Colton Carrion took the mound to close out the Cobras…Carrion gave up 2 hits and had 1 strike out…to end the night and shore up the victory for the Leopards. Leading the offensive attack for the Leopards was sophomores DJ Vargas (3 hits) and Travis Koliba with 2 hits, Colton Carrion added a 2 RBI double, along with hits from Kameron Wied and a single by Jeremiah Smith and Pruett Schulz… Van Vleck will travel to Palacios on Tuesday for a tough battle with the Sharks, first pitch is at 7pm – in Palacios.