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Santa Gertrudis Academy wins game one of Regional Quarterfinals over Banquete

Santa Gertrudis Academy wins game one Regional Quarterfinals over Banquete
Posted at 12:51 AM, May 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-19 01:52:33-04

BEEVILLE, Texas — The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions held off Banquete 3-1 in game one of the UIL 3A Regional Quarterfinals on Thursday.

Banquete opened up scoring in the second inning, but the Lions pulled away for good with 2 runs in the third innings. Tony DeLaCruz doubled on a 3-2 count and Adin Ruiz hit an RBI single.

Ruiz was the winning pitcher. He allowed 7 hits and 1 run over 7 innings pitched, while striking out 6 batters.

Game 2 is Saturday at 3 p.m. in Alice.