Generals get back in win column, crush Pump Jacks
KILGORE - The Victoria Generals jumped out to a lead early and never looked back, snapping their three-game losing streak by pounding the East Texas Pump Jacks 12-2 on Saturday.
The Generals jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Frank Cloutier led off the game with a single to left field and came into score on a two-base error by the Pump Jacks. Jace Reese then singled home J.B. Moss before another Pump Jacks error allowed Hayden Vesely to come in to score.
Yet another error by the Pump Jacks in the third inning allowed Vesely to come into score again. J.D. Stinnett then hit a sacrifice fly to score J.D. Arrorwood to give the Generals a 5-0 advantage.
The Pump Jacks got a run back in the bottom of the third inning on an error by Generals shortstop Alvaro Rondon to make it a 5-1 game.
Vesely smacked an RBI single in the sixth inning to score Moss and give the Generals a 6-1 advantage.
The Pump Jacks added a run in the seventh inning on a Brett McAfee RBI single to make it 6-2.
The Generals got the run back in the eighth to make it a 7-2 ballgame on a sacrifice fly by Vesely to score Rondon. It was Vesely's third RBI of the game.