Jake Thompson strikes out 18, Rockwall-Heath beats Royse City, 7-0

By J.J. Smith. Rockwall-Heath’s Jake Thompson struck out 18 batters and pitched a one-hitter leading the Hawks to their 29th straight victory of the season Friday night at Royse City, 7-0.

Thompson had a no-hitter going until the Bulldogs got their only hit in the seventh inning.

Trevor Holland homered for the Hawks (29-0, 11-0), the State’s top-ranked Class 4A team.

Only four games remain, against Richardson Pearce (12-9, 5-6) this Tuesday, against Carrollton Turner (5-14, 1-10), District 9-5A foe Richardson (17-7-1) and second-place Highland Park (22-7-1, 10-1).

In other Friday night action, Rockwall lost to Richardson-Pearce, 6-5.


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