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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Golden Arrows start the season with a 12-0 Shutout of JC Westside.

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Photos by Amanda Hall

The Lavaca Golden Arrows defeated the JC Westside Rebels by a score of 12-0 on Tuesday. Trey Castor pitched three and two thirds stellar innings before Tyler Hobbs took over in relief and closed out the game by striking out Dalton Beavers to finish off the game. They combined to pitch a one hit shutout of the Rebs. Castor faced 14 batters and gave up only one hit and had 5 strikeouts. Hobbs faced four batters, gave up no hits and had two strikeouts.Offensively the Golden Arrows got things started off in the first inning. The Arrows scored two in the first, three in the second, four in the third, and three more in the forth. The Arrows had three players with double digit RBI’s; Kaw-Liga Brewer(2), Colby Clunn(2), and Jimmy Hall(4). The Arrows had six of their nine starters reach base with their bats. Andrew Wright, Kaw-Liga Brewer, Jimmy Hall, Colby Clunn, Trevon Moore, and Jayger Wagner all had one hit to lead Lavaca.

Castor took the win for the Golden Arrows and moves to 1-0 on the season.
Kyler Stumbaugh took the loss for Westside.

I asked Coach Headley what he had learned about his team tonight. While he was pleased he acknowledged there are some areas he wants to continue to improve. He had this to say, “I thought we played pretty well. I thought Trey had a good outing. I want to get our pitchers to start hitting their spots a little better. Thought we were competitive at the plate. Good start…few things we need to fix but very pleased to get the W.”

The Arrows will travel to Mountainburg on Thursday for a 4:00 non-conference game against the Dragons.

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