Baseball team opens series at home against W.T. White

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Baseball team opens series at home against W.T. White

Junior infielder Porter Hardcastle holds his stance in anticipation of the next pitch during the first game of the series against Lake Highlands on Monday night of last week. The Cowboys completed a sweep of the Wildcats in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night.

Junior infielder Porter Hardcastle holds his stance in anticipation of the next pitch during the first game of the series against Lake Highlands on Monday night of last week. The Cowboys completed a sweep of the Wildcats in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night.

Mari Pletta

Junior infielder Porter Hardcastle holds his stance in anticipation of the next pitch during the first game of the series against Lake Highlands on Monday night of last week. The Cowboys completed a sweep of the Wildcats in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night.

Mari Pletta

Mari Pletta

Junior infielder Porter Hardcastle holds his stance in anticipation of the next pitch during the first game of the series against Lake Highlands on Monday night of last week. The Cowboys completed a sweep of the Wildcats in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

Coppell returns to Cowboy Field tonight as it hosts W.T. White at 5 p.m.

 

The Cowboys cruised past Lake Highlands in a 10-1 victory last Thursday night in Dallas, bringing Coppell’s district 5-6A record to 6-0 and their overall to 18-3-1.

 

At last Tuesday’s game at home, Cowboys head coach Kendall Clark expressed his confidence in a capable pitching staff.

 

“We still have some arms we haven’t thrown,” Clark said. “Several of our pitchers are talented with offspeed which is extremely useful. There are times where you have to rely on that. Our staff seems to be in good shape for district games down the road.”

 

The Longhorns enter 9-6 overall and 4-2 in district

 

Though Coppell’s last home game, according to Clark, was certainly not the best performance of the year, the Cowboys were able to turn it around in the second game of the series against the Wildcats. Clark voiced his opinion on the usefulness of left handed pitchers throughout district competition.

 

“Lefties are a good way to attack,” Clark said. “I think [senior Eric Cashimere] will be a good opponent for these guys. He’s one of the arms we haven’t really used for district but I’m definitely confident in him, along with the rest of our guys.”

 

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