Elgin baseball punches playoff ticket with Friday win Posted in: Sports After losing a 14-9 decision to Bastrop last Tuesday, on what was Senior Night for Elgin baseball, the Wildcats rebounded with an 8-2 road victory Friday in Bastrop to clinch a second state playoff berth in as many seasons.Tyson King pitched spectacularly for the visiting Wildcats during Friday’s showdown, as the senior struck out four batters, walked none and surrendered just one earned run over seven innings of work. Quite impressively, King got the job done on only 74 pitches.“He’s a contact pitcher,” said head coach Edward Stringer following Friday’s victory. “That’s what he does. If a team’s going to ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!