Clifton advances to area playoffs

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Cub baseball sweeps Rogers to win Bi-District; faces Maypearl in area round 


by Brett Voss 

After stumbling into the Class 3A post-season tournament by losing three of their last four games and finishing fourth in District 19-3A, the Clifton Cubs shook off the skid and looked like the team that battled for the district title against the best the state had to offer.

Facing District 20-3A champion Rogers in a best of three game series, the Cubs won a wild 10-9 slugfest last Friday at Waco ISD’s Veteran Field #1 before sweeping the Eagles with a 3-0 shutout Saturday.

“I’m super proud of the kids for the way they competed and the enthusiasm they played with throughout the series,” Clifton baseball head coach Brian Slater said. “Rogers is a quality program and to be able to sweep them in two took our best and forced us to play at a high level.”


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