Alvin Yellowjackets suffered a 4-3 defeat in the regular season finale to Dickinson Friday night at Nolan Ryan Field.
The loss combined with wins by both Clear Creek and Clear Lake eliminated the Jackets (10-11 overall, 4-8) from the playoff race. Creek and Lake met on Saturday in a play-in game for the fourth and final playoff spot with the Falcons rallying for a 9-7 win in Dickinson.
Despite falling behind to the Gators by an early 4-0 count for the second straight game in the series, the Jackets fought back to make things close. However, Alvin also hurt its own cause by leaving seven runners on base.
Carson Keithley joined Levi Whitlock and Tanner Deitrich with two hits apiece to lead Alvin, while Whitlock, Austin Hinson and Erick Vasquez all ... Click here to read full article