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Humphries, Buck Combine for Shut Out; Wildcats in Lindale Tourney

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The Wildcats Baseball Team won one and lost one in a Lindale tournament Friday. The Wildcats have now won two our of three during the first two days of the tourney. Friday the Wildcats got a combined shutout from Ryan Humphries and Mason Buck to squeeze by Van, 1-0. Humphries got the win and Buck the save. Humphries was also the batting hero driving in the only run of the game. Humphries had a second inning single that scored Easton Silman.

Later unearned runs did in the Wildcats as they lost a slugfest to Brownsboro, 11-8. In the sixth inning, Brownsboro broke a 5-5 tie by scoring six unearned runs to take an 11-5 lead. The Wildcats scored three runs in the final two innings but fell short, 11-8. Ryder Caddell took the loss for the Wildcats. Garrett Jones drove home two runs for the Wildcats. His second inning sacrifice fly scored Richard Green. In the seventh inning Jones’ double plated Gavin Millsap. Other Wildcats RBIs came from Kyle Dodd, Ryan Humphries, Mason Buck and Tyler Follis. The Wildcats also hurt their cause by leaving a dozen winners on base. The Wildcats are now 3-4-1 for the season. The Wildcats will face Atlanta at 1 p.m. Saturday in their final game of the Lindale tournament.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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