The Wildcats’ baseball team took three out of four games in the Grayson County Classic this past weekend. Included was a 7-3 win over McKinney Saturday in Denison.
The Wildcats got solid pitching from Triston McCormick who pitched six innings and allowed only 3 runs, 2 which were earned. He gave up only 3 hits while striking out 2 and walking 3. Heston Golightly pitched a scoreless seventh giving up 2 hits and striking out 1.
The Wildcats again had another hot day at the plate pounding out 11 hits including a double and triple by Kaden Argenbright who was 3for 4. Golightly hit a double and was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s. Gavin Millsap was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Mason Buck also scored two runs. The Wildcats had big innings in the third and fourth. In the third with the Wildcats trailing 1-0, Millsap and Buck singled with one out. Argenbright’s double drove home one run. Golightly’s single scored a second run and a third run scored on an outfield error. The Wildcats led 3-1 after three. After McKinney tied the game at 3-3, the Wildcats scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth. Michael Arnold, Kamren Harrison and Millsap all singled with one out. A fielder’s choice by Buck scored a run. Argenbright’s single scored 2. Golightly’s double drove in the fourth run in the inning.
The Wildcats also defeated Sanger and Celina in the tournament and they lost to Cedar Hill. The Wildcats are now 6-5-1 for the season.
They open district play at Pine Tree Tuesday night.