The Vikings fell 9-5 to The Woodlands in the state final in a showdown between Houston-area teams with championship résumés.[…] that doesn’t dull the excitement of a playoff run that led the Vikings to state, with playoff wins over Clear Creek, North Shore, Deer Park, 2012 5A champ Cypress Ranch and Jersey Village.
Dakota Mills put the Vikings in the last game, finishing off his stellar 14-0 campaign with a two-hit, 11-strikeout shutout of Arlington Martin, which was making its second straight appearance at state.
Hernandez said he didn’t have his best stuff, but the way The Woodlands was hitting down the stretch, especially in their regional finals win over Rockwall, it might not have made a difference.
Before heading to college, Hernandez and several teammates will play in all-star games in the next few days.
First pitch for the HABCA 5A all-star game is 7 p.m. Monday – and Hernandez can’t wait. …read more
Via: Fort Bend News