College Park 9, Kingwood 4
Roosevelt Henderson and Ryan Dufrene both drove in two runs a piece as College Park topped Kingwood 9-4 in District 16-6A play. College Park improved to 15-2 overall and 4-1 in District 16-6A play with the win.
Atascocita 5, Conroe 4
Cordell Vogel had a double and Nathan Letian had a pair of RBIs for Conroe in a loss to Atascocita. Sophomore catcher Alerick Soularie had a double and an RBI for Atascocita.
Summer Creek 5, The Woodlands 0
Chris Andritsos went 2-for-4 with a double for The Woodlands in a loss to Summer Creek. Andritsos took the loss on the hill, as well. He pitched five innings, striking out seven while allowing three earned runs.
Conroe coach Jeff Raymer spent about 15 minutes with his team after Tuesday night’s 5-2 loss to Summer Creek.The Tigers fell to 3-10 overall and 0-3 in District 16-6A, while Summer Creek improved to 8-9 and 2-0 respectively. Conroe couldn’t hold a 2-0 lead, as Summer Creek struck for three runs in the top of the fifth inning and two more in the sixth.
“We have to learn how to win,” Raymer said.
Conroe right-hander John Waling gave up a leadoff double to Summer Creek’s Blake Spindle in the fifth. The Bulldogs’ Chase Seabranch was hit by a pitch to load the bases with one out, but Waling struck out leadoff man Payton Harden on a 2-2 fastball. click here for complete story
Despite admitting to his coach that he “didn’t have his best stuff,” Durbin Feltman threw 5 1/3 innings of one-run baseball to help Oak Ridge down Conroe 5-2 Friday afternoon.
Feltman allowed six hits to the Tigers, while striking out another eight in the win, and seemingly battling every inning to keep the Tigers at bay.
“I was trying to explain, this is when you find out what kind of pitcher you are, when you don’t have your best stuff,” Oak Ridge coach Mike Pirtle said. “I thought he went and competed very well.”
With the loss, the Tigers fell to 3-9 overall, and 0-2 in District 16-6A, while the War Eagles are now 10-1, and 2-0. click here for complete story
Conroe experienced some growing pains under first-year baseball coach Jeff Raymer last season, finishing 7-20 overall and 1-11 in District 14-5A.
The move to District 16-6A makes the Tigers’ task all the more daunting, with the addition of Atascocita to the likes of The Woodlands, College Park and Oak Ridge.
Conroe will open the season at Farrell Park at Elmore Field on Tuesday, when the Tigers play host to Baytown Sterling at 6 p.m. Junior right-hander John Waling is expected to be Conroe’s starting pitcher. click here for complete story
Five Conroe football players signed letters of intent with their colleges of choice Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Two offensive linemen, Cody Brown and T.J. Anderson, are headed to Lamar and Southern Arkansas, respectively. Anderson and Brown were All-District 16-6A selections and Anderson was a first-team pick to The Courier’s All-Montgomery County team. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge pitchers Drew Morytko and Tyler Miller combined to throw a five-hit shutout at the Conroe Tigers on Friday night. But the story may have been Oak Ridge catcher Durbin Feltman, who ended the first two innings by retiring a would-be base stealer before picking off another runner at first base in the third. The War Eagles went on to beat the Tigers 4-0 at Ferrell Park at Elmore Field, improving to 17-2 overall and 2-1 in District 14-5A. Conroe fell to 4-16 and 0-4 respectively. click here for complete story