The McKinney Marshals (3-17) outlasted the Alexandria Aces (9-13) on Tuesday after four lead changes, squeaking out a 6-4 win at Allen High School.
The McKinney Marshals would not relinquish the lead as the Alexandria Aces were unable to weather a four-run fifth inning deficit.
The Alexandria Aces scored two runs in the ninth on three singles. Still, the Alexandria Aces couldn't draw even.
The McKinney Marshals' Simerly was perfect at the dish, going 4-4. He doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the second, fourth, and seventh innings.
Travis Evans got the win for the McKinney Marshals thanks to six strikeouts. Evans allowed one earned run, four hits and three walks over five innings.
Rob Thomas (1-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in seven innings, walked three and struck out two.