Wildcats go 2-0 in regionals

WISTER – Wister went 2-0 and moved one win away from a trip to the state tournament.

The Wildcats improved to 25-4 with wins over Regent Prep, 8-0, and Crowder, 9-1, Friday. Wister plays the winner of a consolation game between Regent Prep and Crowder Saturday.

In the opener, Will Hammons threw a three-hitter and also homered for Wister. He struck out six and walked three. He was 2-3 batting with the home run, three RBI and a run.

Landon Thornburg was 2-4 with two RBI and a run, Matt Holzhammer homered and went 1-3 with two RBI and two runs and Riley Crane doubled while going 1-3.

Wister 8, Regent Prep 0

RHS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0—0 3 2

WHS 0 0 2 0 6 0 x—8 8 0

Wister jumped ahead 5-0 in the first inning against Crowder and Holzhammer threw another three-hitter for the Wildcats. He gave up an unearned run while striking out nine and walking one.

C.J. Halford doubled and was 3-3 with three RBI and a run, Holzhammer homered and doubled in a 2-2 game with four RBI and a run.

Wister 9, Crowder 1

CHS 1 0 0 0 0—1 3 0

WHS 5 0 3 1 x—9 7 1

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