TEXARKANA, Texas — Mother Nature may have put a damper on the Texarkana Twins' game Tuesday, but it couldn't rein in on the home team hosting a home run derby despite the weather conditions.
After a bit of rain, which affected mound conditions, Texarkana's contest against the Acadiana Cane Cutters still became a crowd-pleaser when the two teams selected five players from their lineups to slug it out in a derby.
Acadiana hit 11 home runs in the win, while the Twins were unable to get one over the fence.
Both teams were tasked with hitting as many home runs as possible, and any contacted ball that didn't go over the outfield fence was declared an out. Each player — five on each squad including one pitcher — had 10 outs to spare.
Marshall Skinner hit six home runs for the Cane Cutters, with all coming in the second round. Teammates Will Veillion, Jacob Burke, Mitchell Sanford and Bailey Holstein also participated. Burke finished second with four.
Texarkana's lineup included Ricardo Leonett, Casey Rother, Luis Camacho, Jose Vargas and pitcher Colby Adkins.
The Twins will be back in action tonight against Acadiana, with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.