Alvin Yellowjackets Sting Pasadena Eagles 13-3

The Alvin Yellowjackets got the win over the Pasadena Eagles in six innings last night in Pasadena. Gavin Alvarez was a single short of hitting for the cycle, but ironically, it was his three-RBI triple that resulted in a 13-3 run-rule of the Eagles to end the game before he had the Alvin vs. Pasadenaopportunity for another at bat.

Corben Henry got the win with five innings of work, allowing only three hits and three walks. Cody Howell pitched to four batters in final-inning relief, striking out two and allowing no hits or runs. Every Yellowjacket batter reached in the contest, and none recorded strikeouts.

Notable offense includes Alvarez: 3-4, HR, triple, double, 7 RBI, 2 runs; Gunner Olszewski: 2-4 (including a bunt single), RBI, 2 runs; Henry: 2-3, sac bunt, 2 runs; Sean Farrell: 2-4, RBI, 2 runs; Beau Olsovsky: double; Logan Haley: double, 2 RBI, run.

Notable defense includes three putouts by Gavin Alvarez (RF); a 6-4-3 double play turned by Rico Luna (SS), Nathan Collins (2B), and Logan Haley (1B); and an outfield assist from centerfield to home from Sean Farrell (CF) to Beau Olsovsky (C).

The Yellowjackets meet the South Houston Trojans Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. at Nolan Ryan Field.

Alvin Wins Close One to Grab Second Place in Standings

Alvin wins a close one at home, beating the Dobie Longhorns 3-2 in a battle of the 4-1 teams for second place in the district.

District Standings March 25th

District Standings March 25th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corben Henry went 3-3 at the plate, and Joe Dalmolin got the win with ten strikeouts, two earned runs, five hits, and one walk over seven innings.

In the top of the second, the Dobie Longhorns took an early lead of 2-0.

The Yellowjackets cut the lead to one run in the second inning. Caleb Jeter started the inning with a single through the left side of the infield. Gunner Olszewski advanced Jeter to second with a sacrifice  bunt. Jeter stole third and after a walk by Zach Wright. Rico Luna scored Jeter with a bunt single.

The Yellowjackets tied the game 2-2 in a wild third inning. Henry started the inning with a single. Henry then stole second when Dobie’s catcher hit Sean Farrell in the head with a pickoff attempt of Henry. Farrell then advanced Henry to third with a sacrifice bunt and safely reached first on an errant throw. Gavin Alvarez scored Henry on a fielder’s choice to tie the game.

The game remained tied until the seventh inning when the Jackets loaded the bases with Luna reaching on an error to SS,  Nathan Collins knocking a single to center, and Olszewski drawing a walk. The game ended with Henry’s walk-off single that scored Luna.

The Yellowjackets play the Pasadena Eagles Friday at Pasadena at 7:00 p.m.

Alvin Trounces Manvel 14-4

Alvin Yellowjacket Baseball met their district rival Manvel Mavericks on Thursday and won in a decided victory. Manvel took the early lead in the first inning, besting Alvin by one run. Alvin captured the lead in the third and remained on top.

Keith Hughes was credited with win, giving up three runs and garnering five strikeouts. Gavin Alvarez got the save with his four-inning, one-run performance.

Sean Farrell led the offensive charge, going 3-3 with two walks, four runs, a double, and three RBIs. Gavin Alvarez went 2-4 with a double, a triple, two runs, and an RBI. Corben Henry hit a two-RBI double and scored twice, and Caleb Jeter contributed with two sacrifices and three RBIs.

The Jackets combined for 14 runs on 11 hits and 13 RBIs in 28 at-bats. The team also turned two double plays including a 6-6-3 from shortstop Rico Luna to first baseman Zack Wright. Alvin is now 4-1 in district and 10-6 overall.

The Yellowjackets next game is 7:00 p.m. Tuesday against Dobie at Nolan Ryan Field.

Alvin Now 3-0 in District with Win Against Pasadena Memorial

The Yellowjackets moved to 9 – 5 with an in-district 3 – 0 record after carding a  4 – 1 win over Pasadena Memorial today.

Joe Damolin improved his record to 4 – 0 with his fourth complete game victory. Damolin shut down the Mavericks by allowing only two hits and one run and issuing one walk.

Gavin Alvarez led Alvin in offense and defense with two lead-off doubles, a run, and three putouts. His putout in the sixth inning included a diving catch followed by an outfield assist that doubled off the runner at second and placed the Mavs back on the field after their third batter.

The Jackets take on Pearland in their next district match up at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday the 17th in Alvin.

Alvin Gets the Win Over Sam Rayburn

District StandingsIt was the Alvin Yellowjackets over the Sam Rayburn Texans last night in a decisive 13-4 victory. Joe Damolin got the win with a complete game, allowing four hits and issuing only two walks.

Sean Farrell, Rico Luna, and Logan Haley led the offense. Farrell had three RBI hits, including a triple, and a steal of home. Luna contributed a double and three RBIs, and Haley connected with an RBI double. The team had a combined total of 12 stolen bases and advanced on 11 passed balls.

The Jackets are now 8-5 with 2-0 district record. THSB.com has Alvin ranked #2 in 6A Division 22. Alvin faces the #3 Pasadena Memorial Mavericks and #1 Pearland Oilers in the next two district match-ups.

Off-Season and Sponsor Commercials Video Available

Alvin High School Yellowjacket Baseball

2015 Highlight Video

A thirteen-minute excerpt of the 2015 off-season and sponsor commercials video is available for viewing on the Media > Videos page of this website.

This video features a look into the hard work that the Alvin Yellowjackets Baseball team puts into training in the off season, preparing for their opponents. Watch as Nathan Eovaldi, pitcher for the New York Yankees and a Yellowjacket alum, helps the Jackets prepare.

You can purchase a copy of the one-hour, full-length video from Coach McFarland.

A short video of the seniors honoring their coaches during the baseball banquet is displayed on the Alvin Baseball Facebook page.

2015 Schedule Posted

Ready for some baseball? Well, it’s almost that time!

The 2015 baseball schedule has been posted on the Schedules page for all teams. Updates will be made periodically, so check back often, or subscribe to schedule notifications.

Note that the only valid schedule is on the website. Paper schedules can be out of date due to schedule changes.

Go Alvin! Let’s show them how the game is played!

Baseball Banquet Information

Players being introduced at the Banquet

The 2015 Alvin High School Baseball fundraising banquet is set for January 24th in the Alvin High School cafeteria. This year, due to fabulous sponsor commercial filming by a professional production company, the banquet will be on the fourth Saturday in January instead of the third Saturday.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for browsing the fantastic auction and raffle items that the players and parents are collecting. The program and dinner begin at  6:30 p.m., and tickets remain at only $15! Culinary Arts is preparing the dinner, and the players serve the meal—every guest served in approximately seven minutes of being seated. They are good!

Date Sat, January 24
Doors open
Silent auction begins
5:30 p.m.
Program and dinner
Meals served & presentation begins
6:30 p.m.
Tickets $15

Each year we sell about 400 tickets to this banquet and raise funds to improve the facilities and purchase items for the players. All proceeds go the players, the program, or the field.

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The Banquet Program and Auction

The program includes an introduction of the players, a stirring video of them in the off season, and a video of sponsor commercials starring the Alvin Baseball players. The highlight of the program is the live auction that always brings prized and uncommon items.

See a list of items from previous years. Prime items this year will be a J.J. Watt autographed jersey; a Nathan Eovaldi jersey and his game-worn cleats, both personally signed at the banquet for you; and an annual family membership to Alvin Golf & Country Club. We will also have a raffle for a top-of-the-line “pig hunting rifle,” along with many other live and silent auction items.

The silent auction begins when the doors open. A cake auction is also included with elaborate and delicious desserts for your table. Go in as a group and enjoy these treats, or take one home!

Summary of player and parent responsibilities
Responsibility Description Required
Tickets Sell a minimum of eight $15 banquet tickets and ten $20 gun raffle tickets. X
Auction or raffle items Solicit live or silent auction items from the community (minimum of one of either). Contact David Becker when you have your item(s). X
Sponsors Solicit $500 – $2000 home plate or sign sponsorships.
Tables Decorate and supply condiments for your banquet table. Do not bring your own dessert! X
Serve Players arrive at 3:30 p.m., dressed in black slacks, white dress shirt, tie, and dress shoes. X
Cake donations If you are donating a cake for the cake auction, you must contact Clarissa Lopez first!

Tickets and Table Assignments

Each player receives eight tickets to sell at $15 each, which will populate one table of their guests (for the round tables). Players are free to sell more tickets, but Read more

Baseball Buddies Are Back

Baseball Buddies Sean Farrell and Ivan Running the Bases

Baseball Buddies Sean Farrell and Ivan Running the Bases

Meet Your Buddy Day this Saturday at AHS

Dust off your baseball gloves, and get ready to play catch and run the bases with Varsity baseball players!

Baseball Buddies registration is in full swing, and buddies will meet their player this Saturday, February 21st, in Gym 3 at 11:00 a.m.

The cost is still $15, and buddies get a tee-shirt, free entrance to Alvin Baseball home games, postcards from the players, and time playing catch and running the bases with their Varsity buddy.

Registration dates Now through February 21st
More info Online
Register Online or at the door
Meet your Buddy February 21, Gym 3, at 11 a.m.
Cost $15

Time is running out!

Learn More & Register

Place a Personal Ad in the AHS Athletic Program

Parents and grandparents: Now you can place a half- or full-page ad with photos in the AHS Winter/Spring athletic program. The personal ads are a great way for you to celebrate your young athlete’s accomplishments and preserve precious memories.

The deadline is December 15.

Get more information from the flyer on the Media > Documents page.

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Upcoming Varsity Games

See the Schedules page to view the entire season for all teams.