Mustangs lose close to Yoakum, Marion


Nixon-Smiley lost close to Yoakum, 3-0, last Friday before losing 5-4 loss Marion on Tuesday in their District 27-3A games this past week.

Yoakum 3, Nixon-Smiley 0

The Mustangs accumulated six errors, while coming away with just one hit in their 3-0 loss to the Yoakum Bulldogs on Friday, March 9. Ricky Flores took the pitching loss, going 5.1 innings, giving up three runs, one unearned run, while striking out two, walking one, hitting one batter and allowing eight hits. Santos Pompa finished the game out. Pompa was the lone hitter, going 1-for-2 at the plate with a walk.

Marion 5, Nixon-Smiley 4

Down three runs in the seventh, the Mustangs scored two to come within one run before losing the game 5-4 to Marion on Tuesday. Xavier Arias pitched six innings, giving up three runs, two unearned, seven strikeouts, three walks and six hits. Santos Pompa pitched in the seventh, giving up two unearned runs, one strikeout and a hit batter.

Sean Villanueva went 1-for-4 while Santos Pompa went 1-for-3.