Walk-off keeps Elgin from clinching Posted in: Sports It came down to the final play, but the Elgin Wildcats were on the wrong end of a 10-9 defeat to Cedar Creek last Tuesday. Cedar Creek trailed 9-7 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Clay Vinklarek doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring three runs. Elgin (14-15, 6-6 District 18-5A) lost despite out-hitting Cedar Creek ten to nine. The Wildcats took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the second. They scored three runs on errors in the first inning, and another on a single by Keaton Grady in the second. Cedar Creek pushed across five runs in ...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!