The Cardinal varsity baseball team was nipped 5-4 by Pekin in Class 1A district competition at Highland High School Tuesday evening. Marcus Olson paced the 11 hit attack going 2 of 3. Cameron Honomichl was 2 of 4 including a double and drove in 2 runs. Mason Aschenbrenner ended up 2 of 4 with a double. Trey Albert went 2 of 4. Jentry Arbogast went 1 of 2 while Braden Ridgway finished 1 of 3. Wyatt Gatton pitched the complete contest, totaled 6 strikeouts, allowed 10 hits and 4 earned runs.