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'Cats Drop A Twinbill In Don Newcomb Tourney
March 1, 2014Splendora High School
Don Newcomb Tournament - The Splendora Wildcats dropped a pair of games on Friday to Porter (5-2) and New Caney (7-5).
In game #1 vs Porter, Splendora managed only 4 hits. Aaron Smalley had 2 of those, including a gapper triple to right-center field. Pitcher Justin Reid suffered his first loss of the season. Porter's John Bowen had a RBI single to lead them at the plate. Sr lefty pitcher, Ty Ewart notched the win.
In game #2, Splendora jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the top of the 1st, but saw that lead evaporate in the 5th. Leading 5-3 heading into the bottom of 5, New Caney would score 4 times to take a 2 run lead with the help of 3 hits and a costly Wildcat error on a potential double play ball. Splendora's Josh Mendez was saddled with the loss, while New Caney's, Michael Henk picked up the win.
Splendora is now 4-2 on the season and play Houston Aldine in the morning at 10:00 am.