It was a game the Wildcats would have liked to have won, but did not have to win.
Hallsville spoiled Senior Night at Eagle Stadium taking a come-from-behind 4-2 win in the regular season district finale for both clubs.
The win gives Hallsville a 7-5 mark in district while Sulphur Springs falls to 6-6.
The Wildcats still make the playoffs taking on District 14-4A champion Henderson at a time and place to be determined.
“We did not take care of business, this is sure not what I thought would happen,” said Sulphur Springs head baseball coach Jerrod Hammack. “I thought we would win pretty big, not by one or two runs the way we have been swinging the bats. But we didn’t. Give Hallsville credit they made the plays, especially on bunts and we didn’t. I had a kind of funny feeling about this game from the start.”