The Woden Eagles first trip to the state tournament ended Wednesday night when they lost to Muenster, the defending state champions.
The game can only be described as a pitchers clinic and a defensive showdown in a game that only saw 6 combined hits.
In front of a crowd of 1,278, Angelina College commit Drew Shifflet pitched 6 innings with 10 strikeouts. Shifflet ends the year with 175 strikeouts and a 12-2 record. On the other side, Stetson McGrew improved to 12-0. McGrew pitched 7 inning, allowing three hits, no runs and racked up 9 strikeouts.
In the fifth inning with the game tied, Clay Steven hit a shot to left field that at first looked like it was a home run, but after talking it over it was ruled a ground rule double.
Kagen Dangelmayr then would get two RBIs at the next at bat for the only two runs of the game.
Muenster will now meet up with another East Texas team, Dallardsville Big Sandy, in the 2A Championship. The catchup is a rematch from last year. The Wildcats are heading into the game after knocking off New Deal 3-2 in extra innings earlier in the day.
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