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Huffman 1 Splendora 0
April 19, 2014Splendora High School
SPLENDORA, Tx - The Splendora Wildcats 7 game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday, when Huffman handed Splendora a tough 1-0 loss.
Pitcher Matt Jacquinot pitched a good game, striking out 11, yielding 6 hits & walking 3 in receiving his first loss of the season versus 7 wins. Huffman pitcher Austin Smith hurled a gem at the Wildcat hitters, giving up 2 hits while also striking out 11 batters. Splendora committed 4 errors.
The only 'Cat hits were off the bats of Jacquinot and first baseman Dave Rauch.
The lone run of the game came when Huffman's Gaitan singled up the middle. He went to 3rd on an errant pickoff throw. After 2 Jacquinot strike outs, Gaitan scored the game winner on a Malone single.
The Falcon victory avenged an earlier District loss at home to the Wildcats, 2-1. The teams have played each other 6 times in the last 3 years, with each team winning 3 games and losing 3 games. Both have scored the same amount of runs with 13. Let the rivalry continue...