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March 17th, 2010
Rattlers to open district season

031610rattlersSan Marcos High School baseball players confer during last weekend’s Austin ISD Tournament, where they won three of five games. Photo by Valerie Schweers.


The District 17-4A season begins Wednesday for the San Marcos High School baseball team, which goes to Hays for a meeting between two league favorites.

The game was postponed Tuesday due to rain and rescueduled for a day later.

The Rattlers are 9-8 overall after winning three of five games at the Austin ISD Tournament during the past weekend. The largest San Marcos win came in a 16-2 decision against Austin Lanier.

The Rattlers also beat Eagle Pass, 9-8, in eight innings. Tyler Till sent the game into extra innings for San Marcos with a homer. Peyton Pringle scored the winning run in the seventh on an RBI single.

San Marcos defeated Marble Falls, 7-6, scoring four times in the sixth inning and once in the seventh. E.J. Alba homered for the Rattlers, while Ryan Schweers was the winning pitcher.

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