Crawford scores 15 in series opening win over Riesel

WACO, Texas The Crawford Pirates put on an offensive display in their game one win over Riesel in Friday's Area round of the playoffs.

Crawford fell behind 3-0 in the early going to Riesel. But the floodgates opened after a Hooser Bowden grand slam. Crawford didn't slow down after that scoring a total of 15 runs in their 15-5 series opening win.

Crawford also won game two Friday night in a high scoring affair. The Pirates outscored Riesel 14-13 to win the series and advance to next week's regional quarterfinal round.