By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor
The regular season got fully under way for the three baseball teams in McKinney, as tournament play saw the teams spread out across the Metroplex on Thursday.
So far, local teams are off to perfect starts. Below are results and recaps for each game:
The Lions (2-0) defeated Greenville 10-2 in the Russell Athletic North Texas Classic on Thursday in Denton.
Brett Ganaway was the winning pitcher for McKinney while Dylan Coleman took the loss for Greenville. Brad Vassar and Kal Kilgo each had a double in the game for the Lions, while Joe Baker had one triple and Jesse Cox homered in the game.
The Lions play Frisco Liberty and Saginaw on Friday at Argyle High School, at 1:30 and 4 p.m.
The Bulldogs (1-0) topped Irving MacArthur 17-8 on Thursday at the Carrollton Creekview Tournament. Clayton Trout was the winning pitcher in the game for North.
Preston Speers doubled and Montana Sadler tripled in the game for the Bulldogs.
North will face Carrollton Newman Smith and Molina on Friday at Carrollton’s Kelly Field, at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
The Broncos (2-0) defeated Fort Worth Arlington Heights 5-1 and Arlington Grace Prep 11-1 at the Denton Ryan Tournament on Thursday.
Tyler Keegan was the winning pitcher in the Broncos’ win over Arlington Heights, throwing five innings and only allowing one run. Adrian McFarland won the nightcap versus Grace Prep, throwing five innings and only allowing one run.
Russell Williams had two RBIs in the first game versus Arlington Heights, while Will Hollis had a 3 RBI triple in the win versus Grace Prep. Tommy Nawa and Paxson Larson also had 2 RBIs in the game.
Boyd will face Liberty Christian on Friday at Denton Ryan High School, beginning at 10 a.m.