May 11, 2007
Highland Park - 4; Texarkana Texas High - 3
Winning Pitcher: Evan Blakeley, Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas
- "Run in seventh helps Highland Park," The Dallas Morning News http://www.dallasnews.com, Saturday, May 12, 2007, Page 11C.
"At UT-Tyler, Highland Park saw a 3-1 lead slip away in the bottom of the sixth but rallied in seventh to take the first game of Class 4A Region II series.
After Texas High scored two runs to tie the score at 3-3, Highland Park led off the seventh with back-to-back walks. Nick Flabiano knocked in the game-winning run with a single to right-center, scoring Ryan O'Dwyer.
Highland Park starter Evan Blakeley threw a complete game, allowing six hits and recording five strikeouts.