Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Jasper advances

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Jasper's Blake Weller-Alexander (No. 10, top) and Hudson's Daniel Musick (No. 11, bottom) collide at the plate during a regional semifinal baseball game in Jasper on Friday, May 18, 2007.

Jasper's Travis Reagan (No. 19, left) looks to throw to home as Hudson's Jeremy Murphy (No. 7, right) decides to steal the base during a regional semifinal baseball game in Jasper. Murphy was eventually tagged out in a squeeze play.

Hudson's Jake Wood (No. 15, left) dives safely to first base as Jasper's Chantz Pryor (No. 6, right) waits on the ball during a regional semifinal baseball game in Jasper.

The Bulldogs won the playoff series 18-1 over Lufkin Hudson. Jasper began with a 10-run first inning and the game ended after a mandatory five innings. Jasper advanced to the Class 3A regional final round.


Bryon Houlgrave said...

Very nice baseball shots, Mark. I especially like the top one, the collision.

Mark M. Hancock said...

Luckily he slid head-first, or it wouldn't have worked.

I arrived in the rain, so I only risked one camera body. I was still shooting with a 400mm because I didn't expect the runner to try to make the plate.