June 1, 2021
The Jersey Village High School baseball team celebrates after beating Pearland in a best-of-three series to advance to the Class 6A Region III final. The Falcons will face Strake Jesuit in a best-of-three series beginning June 3 at the University of Houston’s Schroeder Park.
June 1, 2021—The Jersey Village High School baseball team advanced past the regional semifinal round of the Class 6A playoffs and move on to the regional final round this week. The Falcons are in the regional finals for the first time since 2013.
Jersey Village defeated Pearland in a best-of-three series by the scores of 2-11, 3-2 and 8-4.
“These guys do not give up on any situation,” Jersey Village Head Coach Blake Wyatt said. “The whole year, we’ve been getting knocked down but we get back and keep fighting. I can’t say enough about these guys. They do not stop. They do not give up. I’ve never seen a team like this in my 16 years of coaching.”
Jersey Village High School junior Armando Rocha tossed a complete game in the Falcons’ 3-2 win over Pearland on May 28.
The Falcons advance to face Strake Jesuit in a best-of-three series at the University of Houston’s Schroeder Park (3100 Cullen Blvd.):
· Game 1 – June 3 at 7 p.m.;
· Game 2 – June 4 at 7 p.m.; and
· Game 3, if necessary – June 5 at 2 p.m.
The series winner will advance to the UIL Class 6A Baseball State Championships.
Jersey Village will be the designated home team for Game 1. Tickets will be $10 apiece (adults and students) and sold online through the University of Houston. To access tickets, use the promo code “Gold72.”
Parking is $10 per vehicle and can also be purchased online until 5 p.m. the day prior to the game. Any parking sales after that time will be on site utilizing cash or credit card. Event parking for baseball will be in lot 16B.
Jersey Village High School senior Greyson Peck singles home two runs against Pearland in Game 3 of their regional semifinal series. The Falcons won the final two games to win the series and advance to the regional finals.
“I grew up in Jersey Village, went to high school at Jersey Village and coach at Jersey Village, so I know what these fans and this community are capable of,” Wyatt said. “The moms and dads, aunts and uncles, kids and community come out to support us nonstop. I wouldn’t trade that for the world.”