Sulphur Springs teams want to continue momentum in recent District 14-4A action as they trek to Hallsville tonight.
The Wildcats and Lady Cats play key district games in Hallsville.
The Lady Cats begin play at 4:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game, followed by the varsity at 6 p.m.
The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats are a perfect 3-0 in district, coming off a 5-1 win over Texas High.
Hallsville is also 3-0 in district. The Hallsville Ladycats are 18-4-1 and rolling after a 10-0 win over Pine Tree. In that game, freshman pitcher Hailee Hollan pitched a no-hitter, striking out nine and facing just three batters over the minimum.
The Wildcats (11-6-1) have a 7 p.m. date with the Bobcats in a key baseball game in the 14-4A race.
Sulphur Springs evened their record at 1-1 in district with a 10-0 win over Texas High.
Hallsville, ranked No. 8 in the state, are 17-2 overall 2-0 in district.
The Bobcats won their last game, 4-1 at Pine Tree.
Hallsville got the pitching win from Coby Weaver with relief help from Connor Reich. Weaver went to 6-0 on the year as the sophomore hurler struck out four in 5 1/3 innings.
“Hallsville is a solid team. We will have to play great baseball in order to win,” said Jerrod Hammack, Sulphur Springs head baseball coach. “They are a very good hitting team; that gives any pitcher problems. We are going to have to play mistake free, make them earn all they get Our pitchers are going to need to change speeds and locate their pitches well. If we play the way we are capable of, I like our chances.”
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