Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack said his team got off to a slow start but then bounced back pretty well in a scrimmage with Sherman at home Monday night. Fueled by quite a few early runs, the Bearcats outscored the Wildcats.
Coach Hammack said Sherman swung the bats well early. The Bearcats’ ace also held Wildcats’ hitters down early. The Wildcats had more success later and scored some runs off Sherman’s number two pitcher.
Coach Hammack said the Wildcats used six different pitchers over nine innings. The Wildcats batted in only seven innings after Sherman ran out of pitching. Coach Hammack said Heston Golightly is really swinging the bat well He said he expected this year’s team to hit better than last year’s team.
The Wildcats will have their second scrimmage Friday evening at Terrell. Coach Hammack said they would be a quality opponent. Coach Hammack said he expected to pitch some players who did not get to pitch Monday night. He added some of the pitchers who worked Monday would return to the mound again.