Conroe left-hander Josh Daley fired a three-hitter to lead the Tigers to a 13-0 victory over Summer Creek on Monday night. The game was originally scheduled to be played at Summer Creek but was moved to Conroe because of a wet field. click here for complete story
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
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