The overachieving Wildcats’ baseball team had their season end in the area round as they lost a second game in their series with highly ranked Frisco Wakeland, 10-0 at Eagle Stadium Friday night. The game was the last one played at the old park, which is scheduled for demolition.
Wakeland got outstanding pitching for the second night in a row. Wyatt Marr threw a three-hit shutout while striking out seven. The Wolverines also had ten hits and they scored in every inning except the second. The game was called after five innings due to the ten run rule. Triston McCormick suffered the loss for the Wildcats. Heston Golightly and Tyler Armstrong also pitched for the Wildcats.
The Wildcats got hits from Mason Buck, Kaden Argebright and Easton Silman.
The Wildcats end their season with a record of 18-10-2. Picked by almost everyone to finish at or near the bottom of the district standings in pre-district polls, the Wildcats surprised them all by winning a share of the district championship with perennial champion Hallsville. Both teams had 10-2 district records. The Wildcats also won their bi-district series with North Forney, 2 games to zero.