Oak Ridge senior Spencer Wilson tied the season record for most wins by a pitcher on Wednesday.
Wilson picked up his eighth win in a 12-2 rout of Campbell County at Bobby Hopkins Park in Oak Ridge.
Wilson has a chance to break the 23-year-old record in the post-season, possibly as early as Friday. The record that he tied dates back to 1993, and it was set by Joe Fellers.
“That record means a lot to me,” Wilson said Saturday.
The Wildcats had a list of records posted during the pre-season, when they were training and weight lifting, and Wilson said he could tell the record for pitching wins was an old one.
“I’m going to target that one,” he decided. [Read more…]
Note: This story was last updated at 11:30 a.m.
The Oak Ridge Wildcats took down Karns, the top team in District 3-AAA, at home in 11 innings on Tuesday, April 19. Here are pictures from the game.
The Wildcats (14-14, 5-9 District 3-AAA) play at home tonight against Campbell County (2-24, 0-13). It’s Senior Night and the last district game of the season. Events start at 5 p.m.
“Pack the stands and rock the house to send off 2016’s Senior Wildcats as district play comes to an end,” the team said.
We’ll add more information to this story as we can. In the meantime, you can see baseball game highlights on the ORHS Baseball Twitter feed here.