Varsity Baseball · Tigers outlast ’Cats in nine 2-1

BELTON — Chase Fentress smashed a walk-off line drive single to left field to score pinch runner Coby Trovinger with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Belton Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Temple Wildcats in a District 12-6A game Friday night at Tiger Field.

Chase King went the distance on the mound for the Tigers in a stellar six-hit effort, issuing just two walks and wriggling out of several Temple scoring threats.

The Tigers (19-4-1, 9-0) remained atop the district standings, one game ahead of Hewitt Midway. Temple dropped to 8-14-1 overall and 4-5 in district.

Click here to read the entire article in the Temple Daily Telegram by Tim Waits.