Wildcats Baseball 3, Hallsville 2
The Wildcats’ baseball team got three clutch RBI singles in the top of the sixth inning to defeat Hallsville, 3-2 Wednesday in game one of their best two out of three bi-district series at Mike Carter Field in Tyler. Hallsville had scored the game’s first two runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 2-0 lead. The Bobcats utilized a single, a sacrifice bunt, a walk and two RBI singles in the inning. The Wildcats began their come from behind inning with one out walks to Kolson Hale and Jaxon Chaney. After a second out, the Wildcats got three straight RBI singles to go ahead 3-2. Austin Dodd’s single scored Hale to make it 2-1. Jase Thompson’s base hit scored Chaney with the tying run. Will Sims’ single put the Wildcats ahead 3-2 as Dodd scored. Sims shut the door on Hallsville over the last two innings to secure the pitching victory. Sims earned the pitching win going seven innings allowing only five hits and two runs while striking out five and walking only one. He constantly threw his big breaking curve ball for strikes. Kaden Argenbright went 2 for 4 for the Wildcats. Chaney hit a double. Kamren Harrison and Jake Davis also had base hits. The Wildcats won their sixth straight game and they improved their season record to 16-10. Game two in the series takes place Friday at 5:30 p.m. back at Mike Carter Field in Tyler.