Wildcats Baseball Team Loses Fifth Straight Game Including Fourth Straight District Game
The Wildcats’ baseball team continues to struggle on the field and as the losses mount, they continue to sink in the district standings. Tuesday night (April 2) at Wildcat Park, the Wildcats lost to Lindale, 7-2. A tie game vanished in the top of the sixth as the Eagles scored five runs that were the difference in the game. The Wildcats collected only five hits and they made a whopping eight errors. Pitcher Will Sims took the pitching loss but did not allow a single earned run. In five and a third innings, Sims gave up seven runs and seven hits with two strikeouts and two walks. Jake Davis pitched well over an inning and two-thirds allowing no hits or runs while walking two. The Wildcats took an early lead with a first inning run to go up, 1-0. Lindale took the lead with two runs in the third to go ahead 2-1. The Wildcats tied the game up with a single run in the bottom of the fourth to make it 2-2. Then came the disastrous five run Lindale sixth that was the difference in the game. Kaden Argenbright was 1 for 3 with an RBI double in the fourth inning. Kamren Harrison was 2 for 3. Jaxon Chaney was 1 for 3 with a triple, a run scored and a walk. Kolson Hale was 1 for 3 with a run scored. The Wildcats have lost five straight games including their last three home games. The four straight district losses has taken their district record from 2-2 to 2-6. The Wildcats were swept by Royse City in district play and the Wildcats must win at Lindale on Friday to keep the Eagles from sweeping them as well. Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack is trying to right the ship before the playoffs and the season slip away.