Longhorns split weekend games

Published 4:32 pm Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Marengo Academy Longhorns split two games over the weekend to move their overall record to 18-6-2 and 3-0 in their region.

The Longhorns defeated Kingwood Academy 13-6 with Wyatt Hale earning the win on the mound.

Wyatt Hale pitches for Marengo Academy against Kingwood Academy. He earned the win in the game.

Wyatt Hale pitches for Marengo Academy against Kingwood Academy. He earned the win in the game.

Hayden Huckabee went 4-for-5 at the plate with four runs scored, and Brant Lewis went 4-for-4 with two doubles, four RBIs and two runs scored.

The Longhorns also face Autauga Academy but came up short in eight innings, 6-5.

Huckabee pitched five a 1/3 innings, giving up five hits, four runs and four walks while striking out four batters. Kyle Friday pitched one and 1/3 innings and allowed a hit, a run and three walks. He also had three strikeouts. Brad Collins also pitched one and 1/3 innings, giving up a hit and a run, striking out two batters.

Offensively, Friday was 2-for-3 with a double, a two-run home run and three RBIs. Weldon Aydelott was 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI.