The Wildcats Baseball Team won their district opener, 8-1 against Longview at Wildcat Park Tuesday night (March 9).
The Wildcats broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the sixth when they scored 7 runs. The Wildcats got key RBI’s in the inning from Kaden Wallace, who had two, and one each from Dawson Carpenter, Colby Albritton, Boo Wilkerson, and Hayden Hurst. Jake Armstrong also had an RBI for the Wildcats in the game.
The Wildcats outhit the Lobos, 10-3. Hurst and Carpenter had two hits each. Hurst had the only extra base hit, a double. The Wildcats only committed one error. The Wildcats got a strong pitching outing from Hurst who threw 104 pitches and went 7 innings allowing only 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 13 and walking none.
The Wildcats are 1-0 in district play and they improved their season record to 2-8. Next the Wildcats play in their final tournament of the season starting Thursday at a three day Hallsville tournament.