Baseball: Highlanders open district play with a 15-2 victory in five innings

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First baseman Evan Samoff attempts to keep a Conroe runner from stealing second base.

The Woodlands Highlanders ousted the Conroe Tigers in only five innings 15-2 with big offensive plays in the team’s district opener.

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Conroe put a run on the board at the top of the first, but the Highlanders set the pace of the game as they got back-to-back doubles and tied up with the Tigers. After coming through with another run, the bases were loaded and a pitch hit Lex Trauffler and brought two more runs to the board. Two more big hits by Devon Fotenot and Dillon Kotsios put the Highlanders ahead 8-1 at the end of the first inning. click here for complete story