The Midlothian Panthers baseball team got a win last week, but they also saw their long winning streak snapped by Mansfield.
First, the team faced Grand Prairie and won 8-2.
The Panthers refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against Grand Prairie at home.
Six runs in the first three innings allowed the Panthers to put the game away early.
An RBI single by Matt Heck and a two-run single by Dylan Sweeney in the first inning and a sacrifice fly by Zach Humphreys during the second inning supplied the early offense for the Midlothian Panthers.
Humphreys went a perfect 3-3 at the plate for Midlothian.
Jimmy Fouse brought the heat against Grand Prairie during his outing. Grand Prairie managed just two hits off of the the pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out seven during his five innings of work.
Midlothian tacked on another two runs in the third. Blake Barr singled, scoring Dylan to start the inning.
After posting one run in the fourth, Midlothian again scored one in the sixth. In the fourth, the Panthers scored on a passed ball, bringing home Blake Laney.
The team couldn't keep the offense rolling as it lost to Mansfield 2-1.
Midlothian's Ethan Davis pitched six innings, but the Panthers provided little run support, allowing Mansfield to steal a 2-1 win Friday at Mansfield High School.
JB Garrett boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 2-2 day at the plate to pace the Panthers. He singled in the third and fifth innings.
The first inning saw Midlothian score its only run on the day on a passed ball.
The JV team had a very similar result on the week.
The JV Panthers began district play Monday night with a big win over the Grand Prairie Gophers by a score of 3-1.
Hunter Pustejovsky got the win with a complete game 9 strikeout and 0 walk performance. Pustejovsky dominated the game with an incredible outing. The Panther defense was also outsatnding led by Nick Vela, Blake WIlson, and Jaycek Jackson.
Robert Brueggemeyer led the Panther offensive attack with a 3-4 night with 2 big RBIs. Parker Armstrong, Ryan Breaud, and Jordan Johnson also had base knock in the ball game.
The team then dropped a heartbreaker to the Mansfield Tigers by a score of 2-1.
Caleb Bly and Grant Adams both pitched very well and kept the game close. Bly allowed 2 runs in four innings of work and Adams allowed no runs in 2 innings of work.
The Panther offense was led by Kyler Castillo (2-2, BB), and Blake Wilson who had a big RBI double in the bottom of the 6th inning. Jake Crenshaw and Kyler Castillo led the way defensively.