The Belton Tigers JV Red Tigers had a perfect game and a no-hitter in their last doubleheader against Shoemaker
On Wednesday evening, the Tigers hosted Killeen in a doubleheader.
The Tigers allowed one hit in each game while they scored 26 runs as they swept the Kangaroos, 11-0 and 15-0.
In the opener, Tyler Tingle had a solid outing, as he allowed a walk in the first inning and an infield hit in the second inning. Tingle retired the final 10 batters of the game.
Offensively, the Tigers scored a run in the bottom of the first inning on Kade Norwood’s RBI walk.
In the third inning, Belton sent 11 batters to the plate. Tanner Conroy reached on an error that scored two runs. Bryan Little and Chance Earl each added two-run doubles and Garrison Lane had a sacrifice fly to cap the Tigers’ seven-run inning to give Belton an 8-0 edge.
The Tigers added three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Little had an RBI double and Tingle added a two-run double to put the Tigers up 11-0.
Norwood, Little and Caleb Lamm each scored twice in the game. Belton picked up eight hits, six walks and a hit batter, as they stranded six runners on base.
Tingle picked up the win on the bump. He pitched five innings, allowed one hit, walked one and struck out eight Kangaroos.
In the nightcap, Lamm allowed one hit and one walk in five innings. He struck eight Kangaroos and retired seven straight.
Belton sent 12 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning. Norwood and Gage Rinehart had two-run singles, Caleb Kennedy had an RBI groundout and Mason Ramm had a bases-clearing triple to give the Tigers an 8-0 lead after the opening inning.
Sam Babcock reached base on an error that scored two runs in the second to increase the Tigers’ lead to 10-0.
Belton sent 10 batters to the plate in the fourth inning. Babcock and Brandon Anderson had two-run singles and Grant Baggerly added a sacrifice fly to increase the Tigers’ lead to 15-0.
Norwood scored three times, while Anderson, Babcock and Luke Biefield each scored two runs. The Tigers had 11 hits, with Lamm, Norwood, and Biefield each with two base knocks.
Babcock had four runs batted in and Ramm added three RBI.
The Tigers finished 15-7 overall and 11-0 in district play.