Team of the Week May 6th, 2014:Vernon Lions Baseball

Team of the Week May 6th, 2014:Vernon Lions Baseball

It's team of the week time and we turn our attention to the Vernon Lions baseball team.
It's team of the week time and we turn our attention to the Vernon Lions baseball team.
Jermaine Ferrell reports on how a big upset led to them getting this week's honor.
What a great way to start off a playoff run.
The underdog Vernon Lions showed they were kings of the playoff jungle after they pounced on the Mineral Wells Rams early and often in their one game bi-district playoff last Friday in Bowie.
Vernon got out to a 5-0 lead and held on to get a 5-3 upset win over the Rams.
Robby Spencer, Vernon Head Baseball Coach--------"It was real exciting game. Our kids came out ready to play and got out to a good start. It was fun and when it was all over the kids were happy and proud. And our fans were excited."

Zack Perez, Vernon Senior Perez-----It was pretty exciting. We came out started off well in the first inning. Came out an started hitting the ball. When I scored the first run. We just started to hit the ball and kept it going throughout the whole game.

Next stop in the playoff parade for the Lions is a 3 game area round series with Alvarado in Jacksboro beginning Friday.
The players and coaches feel last weeks win is a big boost in their drive to win a state title.

Zack Perez, Vernon Senior Perez----------"It is pretty special. I don't want it to end we are going to do our best to keep it going."

Robby Spencer, Vernon Head Baseball Coach--------"Going into the next round we can play with the best of them we can get out there and limit their walks and get a few timely hits. It will work out for us.



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