Forney Jackrabbits are 13-5A District Champs after sweeping North Forney
Tuesday, April 16th Forney Jackrabbits faced North Forney Falcons at home in front of a packed house. Prior to the game the boys supported the girls’ softball teams to honor Emily Galiano and the PlayforEm Foundation. The PlayforEm foundation raised over fourteen thousand dollars for scholarships and is always a special night for the baseball and softball programs in Forney.
The Jackrabbits got started right out of the gate, when Will Morgan singled on a 0-1 count scoring one run. Campbell Anderson followed with a double to right field, scoring another run. Anderson stole 3rd and then scored on an error by the catcher. The first inning ended with Rabbits on top 3-0. North Forney battled back scoring two runs in the top of the second. Then Tyler Dickey singled to center scoring two runs in the bottom of the second. The bottom of the third saw Justin McMahan score on an inside the park home run. Forney led 6-3.
The base path and bats stayed hot in the fourth when Dickey singled again scoring Sean Stephens. Morgan was replaced in the fifth inning by Chandler Odom. Morgan lasted four and a third innings, allowing four runs on one hit and striking out six.
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