Timpson Bears fall to Woden in district opener

The Timpson Bears played host to the Woden Eagles on Tuesday, March 5.

This marked the first game of district play for the Bears and the team was hopeful for a win. The game that was slated for 6 p.m., got moved up to 4 p.m. due to rapidly falling temperatures in the forecast.

Woden took the early lead when a double in the first inning scored a run for the Eagles. Brayden Courtney for the Bears got a single in the first inning, but the Bears were unable to convert that into a score.

The Eagles went on to score a run in each of the third and fourth innings. Timpson struggled to get back into the ballgame. A home run in the seventh inning sealed the deal for Woden.

Woden came out on top of Timpson with a 4-0 win.

Timpson’s Sophomore Garrett Askins was the starting pitcher for the Bears. Askins went six innings, he allowed five hits and allowed three runs.

He struck out six of the Eagles and walked only one. Freshman Brayden Courtney came in as the relief pitcher for Timpson. He pitched for one inning.

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Timpson opens 2019 district baseball season