Burrows promoted to double-A

Beau Burrows has been promoted. The former Weatherford High School pitcher is moving from single-A to double-A in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Burrows will now play for the Erie SeaWolves and will start for Erie Tuesday night.

So far this season, the 20-year-old has posted an impressive 1.23 ERA with 62 strikeouts and 11 walks.

Burrows was the April Player of the Month in the Florida State League, going 3-0 and posting a 1.30 ERA for the Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Tigers’ high-A affiliate.

Parker County final election results

Weatherford College Board Place 2:
Judy McAnally (I) 66%
Scott Butler 34%

Weatherford College Board Place 6:
Sue Coody 57%
Frank Martin (I) 43%

Weatherford College Board Place 7:
Lela Morris 56%
Richard Bowers 44%

Weatherford City Council Place 2:
Jeff Robinson 80%
Darwin Yeary 20%

Peaster ISD Bond:
Against 58%
For 42%

Willow Park Mayor:
Doyle Moss 54%
Gene Martin 46%

Parker County election results

Early voting only:

Weatherford College

Sue Coody 59%
Frank Martin 41%

Lela Morris 57%
Richard Bowers 43%

Judy McAnally 68%
Scott Butler 32%

Weatherford City Council

Jeff Robinson 79%
Darwin Yeary 21%

Willow Park Mayor

Doyle Moss 53%
Gene Martin 47%

Kangaroos win playoff series

The Weatherford Kangaroo baseball team beat Mansfield 3-2 in the deciding third game of their bi-district series at Raymond Curtis Field Saturday afternoon.

Zach Swain earned the win in relief, going four innings and allowing four hits, no runs and one walk with four strikeouts.

The Roos are bi-district champs and will await their next opponent in a series to be played next weekend.