Forney takes charge of district baseball race with 5-0 victory over HP

FORNEY (April 13, 2017)—Led by a brilliant pitching performance from junior Jonathan Childress, Forney defeated Dallas Highland Park by a count of 5-0 in a game played Apr. 13. With the victory, Forney improves to 20-4 overall on the season and 10-0 in District 15-5A play while Highland Park falls to 15-11 and 7-3 respectively.

After this victory, Forney is now in complete command of the District 15-5A varsity baseball race. Also, with this victory, Forney clinched a playoff berth for the 23rd time in the last 26 seasons. FYI: This is the 7th time in his 8 seasons that Head Coach Jason Farrow has guided the Jackrabbits to the playoffs. The star of this game was definitely Mr. Jonathan Childress. Overall he pitched a no-hitter while striking out an amazing 16 Scot batters. It was an awesome performance indeed! FYI: The Scots had no shot at hitting Mr. Childress on this night. In fact, for the entire game, the Scots only had four base runners (3 walks and a hit by pitch).

 

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