Odessa falls in district playoffs
Last updated 5/18/2023 at 9:53am
SPANGLE — The Odessa baseball team came up one game short of advancing to the state playoffs, falling to eventual No. 6 state seed Sunnyside Christian 14-4 in a loser-out District 7/9 1B playoff game at Liberty High School Saturday, May 13.
Odessa came into the matchup underdogs against a strong Knights lineup, but the Tigers struck first with a run in the top of the second inning after both teams stranded a runner at third base in the first inning.
Senior pitcher Collin Martin came out strong, tossing three straight scoreless innings to start the ballgame.
But the Knights’ bats woke...
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