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March 19, 2014

McCain helps Wylie East cruise past Greenville


GREENVILLE —   Garrett McCain struck out 12 and drove in four runs to lead the Wylie East Raiders to a 18-0 district 13-4A baseball win over Greenville on Tuesday.

  The lefthander, who is committed to Oklahoma State, allowed four hits and two walks.

McCain was 3-for-4 at the plate with a double, a triple and a single and the four runs batted in for the Raiders.

  Wylie East is now 15-3 overall and 4-0 in district, while Greenville falls to 6-11-1 overall and 1-3 in district.

  Justin Koger  led Greenville with two hits, while Dillion Minick and Mason Burk each had a hit for the Lions.

  “We just didn’t show up tonight,” said Greenville coach Cody Salyers. “We started off slow and never picked it up. Wylie East is a good team. You’ve got to show up for the first pitch.

Braden Shewmake and Mason Knapp also collected three hits apiece for Wylie East.

                      District 13-4A baseball

Wylie East    400    22(10)    —18 15 0

Greenvile      000    000        —   0 4  3

  WP: Garrett McCain, 4 hits, 0 runs, 0 ERs, 2 BBs, 12 Ks.

  LP: Luke Dyer, 8 hits, 8 runs, 7 ERs, 2 BBs, 1 K, 4IP; relieved by Press Alford, 4 hits, 5 runs, 5 ERs, 2 BBs, 0 Ks, 1 2/3IP; relieved by Dylan Coleman, 3 hits, 3 runs, 3 ERs, 0 BBs, 0 Ks, 1/3 IP.

                     Leading hitters

  WE: Mason Knapp 3-5, Justin Feemster 1-2, 2 RBIs; Garrett McCain 3-4, 4 RBIs; Bryar Barnes 1-3, Braden Shewmake 3-4, 3 RBIs; Jacob Padilla 1-4, 1 RBI; Julian Stephens 1-2, 2 RBIs; Mitchell Chase 1-3, 2 RBIs.

  G: Justin Koger 2-3, Dillion Minick 1-2, Mason Burk 1-2.

  Records: WE 15-3, 4-0; G 6-11-1, 1-3.

  Next game: Greenville at McKinney North, 7:30 p.m. Friday.


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