by Moses Leos III
A five-run fifth inning was the difference Saturday for the Hays Rebels as they cruised to a 9-1 win over the district leading Bowie Bulldogs at Burger Field.
With the win, Hays improves to 11-4 in district play and climbs to within a half-game behind Bowie and Lake Travis with one district game left.
Hays Rebel starting pitcher Mike Gonzales earned the win, giving up one run on two hits and striking out seven in a complete game effort.
Hays held a 3-1 lead after an innin...