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Wildcats Baseball Team Gets Into the Win Column Splitting Two Games Thursday at Wylie East

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The Wildcats Baseball Team split two games in the Wylie East Raider Classic tournament on Thursday (March 4). The Wildcats held on to defeat North Forney, 6-5 and then just came up short, 3-2 against host Wylie East.

Against the Falcons, the Wildcats scored 3 runs in the top of the third to go ahead, 5-3. North Forney scored twice in the bottom of the fourth but the Wildcats held on to take the four inning game. Hayden Hurst got the pitching win going 3 1/3 innings allowing 6 hits and 5 runs while striking out 3 and walking 6. Kaden Wallace got a save getting the last two outs giving up nothing and getting a strikeout. Ty Stroud was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and a run scored. Wallace was 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored. Matthew Singleton was 2 for 3 with a run scored. Hurst was 1 for 3 with an RBI and a double. Dawson Carpenter was 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored. Boo Wilkerson had an RBI.

Against Wylie East, the Wildcats scored twice in the bottom of the fourth inning to tie the score at 2-2. The Raiders went ahead with a run in the top of the fifth to go up 3-2. The Wildcats could not match the run in the bottom of the fifth in the five inning game. The Wildcats actually outhit the Raiders 6 to 5.

Matthew Sherman pitched well going 4 innings while giving up 3 hits and only 1 earned run while striking out 5 and walking 5. Hector Martinez took the loss going 1 inning allowing 2 hits and a 1 run with 2 strikeouts and a walk. Wallace was 1 for 3. Hurst was 1 for 2 with a run scored. Stroud was 1 for 2. Aiken Owens was 1 for 2. Blake Vice was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Griffin Crawford was 1 for 2 with an RBI.

The Wildcats season record is now 1-6. They will continue play in the tournament on Friday.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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