Blackwell Flycatchers sweep Austin; Series with Tucson opens tonight at Morgan Field

July 6, 2023 | Sports

BLACKWELL — The Blackwell Flycatchers completed a five game sweep of the Austin Weirdos on July 4 at Morgan Field with a 19-8 victory.

Blackwell jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and added to the lead throughout the game capping it off with six runs in the seventh inning.

Veteran Luke Poselovic, Oklahoma City, picked up the win after going three innings, and striking out one.

Veteran Joseph Dice and rookies Jack Skantze, Jeff Fripp, Jaylin Thornton, and Cameron Pfafmen all homered for Blackwell.

The sixth game of the series was rained out.

With the victories, the Flycatcher’s record improves to 9-15.

Weather permitting, the Flycatchers will open up a four game series against the division leading Tucson Saguaros, who are 23-8.

The Saguaros roster includes veteran infielders Madison Santos and RJ Johnson, who both have experience in the New York Yankee’s organization.