MONROE – The Glenbrook Apaches are fighting to keep their season alive.
Entering the final series of their district and regular season schedule, Glenbrook sits just outside the playoff picture with a chance to win their way in. Their prospects increased Tuesday night on the road as the Apaches picked up an 8-1 victory against the River Oaks Mustangs.
Glenbrook is now 8-4 in district 6AA, good for second place at the moment. To secure a playoff spot, the Apaches need a sweep of Friday’s upcoming doubleheader against the Mustangs in Minden. Makeup games from early in the district slate will be made up next week. Glenbrook has a game with Prairie View Academy, and River Oaks has a doubleheader with the No. 1 team in 6AA, Tallulah Academy.
It was a hit parade for the Apaches Tuesday, led by junior Tyler Perryman who finished 4-5 with four singles. Mason Hood and Cameron Barnette each went 2-4 with a double, Nick Mourad doubled, Colt Wilson and Parker Christy had a pair of singles and Seth Gauthier added a base hit. The Apaches finished with 14 hits, doing most of their damage in a four-run sixth inning.
Perryman tossed five excellent innings for Glenbrook, striking out five batters, allowing three hits and one run.
Mourad pitched the last two innings, striking out one and allowing no runs on one hit.
Glenbrook’s postseason hopes hinge on Friday’s doubleheader at home. First pitch in game one is slated for 4 p.m.