DCS middle school baseball team traveled to Hilliard Weaver middle school to play on Friday, May 10. The Eagles jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the 1st. Drew Hobbs scored the first run after his first of three hits during the game. The Wildcats got there bats started in the 1st and scored 4 runs in the bottom of the inning. The Eagles came to the plate in the top of the 2nd and put together 4 runs to lead the game 5-4. Anthony Vergara, Cameron Green, Andrew Yobi, and Drew Hobbs all scored in the 2nd inning. The Wildcats bounced back in the bottom of the 2nd and scored another 4 runs to go up 8-5 after two innings. The Eagles battled in the top of the third and scored one run to make it 8-6 in favor of the Wildcats. The hits came to a minimum after the third inning for the Wildcats. James Lowe came in for the Eagles and struck out 6 of the next 14 batters. The defense stepped up and made some good plays to keep the Wildcats off the score board while only allowing 3 base runners for the remaining innings.
In the top of the 6th inning the Eagles came to the plate. Green and Yobi drove two hard hit balls into the Wildcat defense and they made two outs. Drew Hobbs came up with two outs and the Eagles down by two and drove a two out double down the left field line to get the Eagles started. James Lowe came to the plate and drove a single into right field to score Drew Hobbs. Lowe then stole second base and scored when Aaron Brandon hit a ball to third base and running hard down the line forced the third baseman to throw quickly and he threw it over the first baseman’s head. Brandon advanced to 2nd on the over throw. Micah Carroll came up and drove a single to right field and scored Brandon. Paul Gaster came up and was hit by the pitcher. Carroll and Gaster advanced on a wild pitch. Carroll scored when Vergara came up and hit a single. Mason McFarland came to the plate and was hit by the pitcher after being patient and forcing the pitcher to throw 5 pitches during the at-bat. The top of the inning ended with the Eagles up 10-8. When the Wildcats came to the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning Lowe struck out the first batter and the third batter. Then Drew Hobbs made the final out of the game on a fly ball hit to him. The Eagles won 10-8.