By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Things just snowballed

Big innings propel Mustangs past H-M-S in district tourney


July 13, 2023


Ben Waddell gets back to the bag ahead of the tag by the Mustangs' first baseman.

George-Little Rock lived up to its reputation for having a good hitting team in the first round of the Class 1A district tournament. The Mustangs hit the ball well, especially during three big innings, to defeat Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, 15-4, on July 1 at Marcus.

Although they only scored one run, G-LR set the tone in the first inning.

"Looking at the stats going in, we knew George-Little Rock could hit. The big thing for us was going to be trying to limit them while being able to score enough runs ourselves," said Hawk coach Jeremy Gloden.

H-M-S quickly answered with a run in its half of th...

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