Sandies Surge to the Top of the 3-5A Baseball Race
Posted By: Mike Roden - 3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

As the halfway point of the District 3-5A baseball race nears, the Amarillo Sandies have moved to the top of the standings with solid pitching and an explosive offensive attack.  

Amarillo High is 5-1 in district play and is riding a five-game winning streak since dropping their opener at Lubbock Cooper.

In that five-game stretch, the Sandies have outscored their opponents 57-7, while  AHS pitchers have posted 3 shutouts. Among those shutouts was a no-hitter against Palo Duro, a one-hitter vs Caprock and a two-hitter vs Plainview. 

Amarillo High, which has an overall record of 13-6-1, will try to keep it going at Randall High on Tuesday. The Raiders are currently in a tie for third place at 4-2 and are 13-8 on the season. 

Here are the standings and the schedule for Tuesday: 

District 3-5A

Amarillo High     13-6-1, 5-1

Monterey           13-9-1, 5-2

Randall                13-8, 4-2

Coronado            10-12, 4-2

L. Cooper            13-9, 4-2

Plainview            9-12, 3-3

Lubbock High     5-15-1, 2-4

Palo Duro           8-13, 1-5

Caprock              10-10, 0-7

Tuesday's Games:  Palo Duro at Lubbock High, 5 p.m., Plainview at Lubbock-Cooper, 7 p.m., Caprock at Coronado, 7 p.m., Amarillo High at Randall, 5 p.m.