WHITEHOUSE — The Whitehouse Wildcats bested the Bullard Panthers for the second Saturday in-a-row, with a 6-3 win at Wildcat Field in a non-district matchup.
Patrick Mahomes paced the Wildcats, going 2 for 4 with a double, triple and two RBIs. Rex Swinney added two singles and two RBIs for Whitehouse.
Whitehouse pitcher Cody Davis pitched six strong innings, striking out five while walking five and giving up five hits.
Jesse Duplechin belted a home run for the Panthers. Teammate Taylor McIntyre added a double.
The Wildcats took a 1-0 first-inning lead as Jake Parker singled in Aaron Clements. Whitehouse went up 4-0 in the fifth as Mahomes doubled and came home on Eric Munoz’s single. Swinney later plated Jared Raabe.
After Duplechin’s homer in the top of the sixth, the Wildcats added a pair in the bottom of the inning as Mahomes tripled in two runs for a 6-1 lead.
In the top of the seventh, Bullard scored two runs, including Jess Wood on Holden Bryant’s sacrifice fly.
Whitehouse 6, Bullard 3
Bullard 000 001 2 — 3 5 2
Whitehouse 010 032 x — 6 9 0
Cody Goode, Trevor Rumbelow (5), Britt Thomas (6) and Taylor McIntyre. Cory Davis, Jake Parker (7) and Derrick Clements and Hayden Conser (7). W – Davis L – Goode. S – Parker. 2B – B: Taylor McIntyre. W: Aaron Clements, Patrick Mahomes. 3B – W: Mahomes. HR – B: Jesse Duplechin (solo, sixth). W: . SAC – B: Holden Bryant. SB – B: Duplechin. W: Jared Raabe, Michael Nuhon, Griggs. LOB – B: 6. W: 9.
RECORDS – Bullard 17-8. Whitehouse 20-4.
NEXT UP – Athens at Bullard, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Whitehouse at Pine Tree, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.