Mineral Wells Index
— Both the Mineral Wells diamond squads won in their respective series openers Friday night.
In Fort Worth, the Lady Rams, paced by four hits from Allie Stephens, came back from a 6-1 deficit with 15 unanswered runs for a 16-6 win at North Crowley High School in game one of their area championship series.
Kelsey Keeton was the winning pitcher. Game two will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at North Crowley High School, with game three, if necessary, to follow game two.
In Decatur, Aaron Wheeler allowed only one hit and struck out six to lead the Rams to a 5-2 victory over Iowa Park in game one of their best-of-three bi-district series at the Decatur High School baseball field.
Paden Patino (double) and Braxton Allen (triple) each drove in a pair of runs, with Kristian Santibanez also driving in a run on a fielder's choice.
Game two will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Decatur High School baseball field, with game three, if necessary, to follow game two.