WISTER—Wister edged Hartshorne, 3-1, in a matchup of ranked teams on Friday.
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Both teams are ranked sixth in their respective classes. Wister is 16-6 and sixth in Class 2A while the Miners are 19-10 and sixth in 3A.
Wister took the lead in the bottom of the third with a run and then added two more insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth to seal the win. Hartshorne scored its lone run in the top of the seventh.
Cash Balentine went the distance for the Wildcats, striking out 10 while giving up three hits and one run.
Grant Shipman was 1-3 with two RBI for Wister while Balentine doubled and was 1-3 with a RBI.
Wister swept the two games between the teams this year, taking a 6-5 win at Hartshorne on March 30. Both teams are in regional tournaments on Thursday.
Wister 3, Hartshorne 1
Hartshorne 0 0 0 0 0 0 1—1 3 1
Wister 0 0 1 0 0 1 x—3 3 1
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