Pekin got by Cardinal 5-4 in a Class 1A district baseball game Tuesday evening at Highland. Torell Washington went 3 of 3, ripped a double and scored twice. Quinn Ledger finished 1 of 1. Jake Huff was 2 of 4. Kennan Winn ended up 1 of 2. Ryan Stansberry went 1 of 3 with a double as they banged out 10 hits. Skyler Juhl pitched all 7 innings, totaled 8 strikeouts, gave up 11 hits and one earned run.
They trailed 3-0 following the first inning and 4-1 after 2 and a half. The Panthers plated one in the 2nd and 3rd, 2 during the 6th and the walk off run with 2 outs in the bottom of the 7th.