The Midlothian freshmen baseball team started its season in the Ennis tournament.
The Panthers won the opener in walk-off fashion as they defeated the Waxahachie Indians 8-7.
Dylan Glass drove in the winning run on a sacrifice flyball to right field, he also picked up the win on the mound for the Panthers, pitching two innings in relief. Rob Mckelvey started the game on the mound, pitching three innings and Cade Faulkner also pitched an inning in relief.
The leading hitters were Charlie Clark (three for three) RBI &two doubles, Deyvian Augustine had an RBI, and Payton Parker.
The freshmen Panthers also blanked Corsicana 12-0. Darien Bottkol, Mason Johnson, and Caleb Terry combined to pitch five innings of shutout baseball.
The leading hitters for the Panthers were Jake Ward (two for two), Chandler Miller (two for two), Payton Parker (two for two) triple and two RBIs and Dylan Glass had two RBI, Deyvian Augustine had a triple and an RBI.
Red Oak scored a run in the last inning to break an 8-8 tie and defeat the Freshmen Panthers by the score of 9-8. The Panthers battled back from a 4-0 deficit to take a 7-4 lead in the 3rd, but Red Oak would score three to tie it in the bottom of the 3rd.
The Panthers again took the lead in the fourth inning, but the Hawks scored a run in the bottom of the fourth to tie the game and a run in the fifth to win it.
The leading hitters for the Panthers were Rob McKelvey (two hits), Dylan Glass had a double and two RBI, Mason Johnson had a double, Drake Wayland had an RBI and Caleb Terry had an RBI. Drake Wayland, Charlie Clark, and Mason Johnson pitched for Midlothian
Midlothian was defeated by the Forney Jackrabbits on Saturday 6-0 in the final game of the Ennis Tournament.
The Panther offense only had two hits in the contest, a single by Cade Faulkner and a double by Payton Parker. The defense played well, committing no errors, but the Jackrabbit hitters did a great job of getting key hits with men in scoring position.
Charlie Clark, Caleb Terry, Dylan Glass, and Mason Johnson all pitched for Midlothian. The Panthers will play in the Red Oak Tournament next weekend.