Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Another District 19-3A game and one more victory in the win column for the Rusk High School baseball team as the Eagles knocked off Palestine, 5-2, at Eagle Park on Saturday.
Josh Raiborn and Austin Ballew supplied the winners with two hits and a RBI apiece.
Wade Gilchrest pitched five innings and struck out six Wildcats, with Raiborn coming on and working the final inning to notch a save. The tall lefty recorded one strike out.
The Eagles led 5-0 after five complete and were propelled by a three-run second segment.
Rusk has now won six of its last eight games.
Meanwhile the Wildcats saw their record plummet to 11-11, 1-4.