Baseball: Conroe, The Woodlands ready for District 16-6A opener

Conroe coach Jeff Raymer has a philosophy when it comes to non-district games played early in the season. Whenever his team takes an “L,” he prefers to think of that letter as an abbreviation for “learn” rather than “loss.”

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Conroe’s Brandon Birdsell (15) fields a ball at third base against A&M Consolidated on Saturday at Conroe High School.

That mentality changes on Tuesday night as the Tigers (10-4) open District 16-6A play at 7 p.m. against The Woodlands (9-7) at Scotland Yard.

“We’re at the point in the year where the ‘W’s stands for wins, and the ‘L’s stand for losses,” Raymer said. “Ultimately, it’s a matter of putting it all on the line every pitch in order to get the outcome that you want.”

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