Regional baseball showdown in 18-3A Hudson vs Jasper

By Nick James - bio | email

HUDSON- (KTRE) - Hudson Hornets are known for their baseball prowess.  They usually come to the yard everyday with the sole purpose of winning the state championship.  This week standing in their way is a team they know all too well, district foe Jasper Bulldogs.

Regional Quarterfinals are underway with a three game series beginning on Wednesday night at Morris Frank Park at 7:30pm.  Game two Friday night in Woodville also at 7:30pm, game three if necessary will be Saturday at 4:30 also in Woodville.

Hudson practiced on Tuesday afternoon making it a point to work on their defense before game one takes place.  More so than usual it's very important to win the first game of the three game series.  Pitching and defense will be most certainly the key.

"We feel like we have a staff but we don't feel like we have a clear cut number one we trust our guys that start and the guys that we bring in, "Hudson baseball coach Glen Kimble said.

"Just really pumped up haven't got a chance to start against them in the past two years Nick got a chance to start.  I'm going to go at them and bring my stuff," Cody Caldwell Hudson game one starting pitcher said.

"I feel that we are pretty evenly matched it should be a really good game we should come out with a win if we play well on defense and do what we are suppose to do and backup our pitchers," Chris King Hudson utility player said.

The winner of the series advances to regional semifinals next week.

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