EL PASO The Permian baseball team put together a strong performance in its playoff opener as it defeated El Paso Socorro 11-0 in Game 1 of a Class 6A bi-district series Thursday at Chris Forbes Field.
Ashton Coats and Cooper Golden combined to allow just three hits and six strikeouts to lead the Panthers (26-7).
Teo Banks, Jake Glasman and Xavier Melendez all homered for the Panthers with Banks adding a triple and Caleb Boswell hitting a pair of doubles.
Game 2 of the series is set for noon Saturday at McCanlies Field with Game 3, if necessary, to follow 30 minutes after.
Permian 11, El Paso Socorro 0
Class 6A Bi-District Playoff (Game 1)
Thursday, Chris Forbes Field, El Paso
Permian……… 030 402 2 — 11 10 0
Socorro……… 000 000 0 — 0 3 1
Ashton Coats, Cooper Golden (6) and Peyton Gregory. Mike Estrada, Pablo Rodriguez (5), Jesus Rivas (7) and Manny Ceniceros. W — Coats. L — Estrada. 2B — Permian: Caleb Boswell 2, Sebastian Bravo. 3B — Permian: Teo Banks. HR — Permian: Banks, Xavier Melendez, Jake Glasman.
Records — Permian 26-7; El Paso Socorro 13-13-1.