The Wildcats’ baseball team lost its first game at new Wildcat Park Tuesday night (April 24). The Greenville Lions gave up no runs, just one hit and had ten hits of their own in a 3-0 victory over the Wildcats.
The Lions scored single runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings. Pacen Edwards deserved a better fate for the Wildcats. Edwards pitched five innings and allowed 2 runs and seven hits. Jaxon Chaney worked the last two innings allowing a run and three hits. Edwards had the Wildcats only hit, a double, in the third inning. The Wildcats also committed two errors.
The Wildcats dropped to 8-3 in district play. They are now 15-10 for the season. Also Tuesday, third place Texas High surprised Hallsville, 8-1 in Hallsville. Hallsville remains in first place with a 9-2 record. The Wildcats and Texas High are tied for second place at 8-3. Marshall is fourth at 6-6. Greenville can move into a fourth place tie with the Mavericks with a win Friday against Mount Pleasant.
The Wildcats complete district play at Wildcat Park against Hallsville Friday night on Senior Night. The Wildcats will honor eight seniors.