(Oblong) – The Oblong Panthers hung on for a win over county rival Hutsonville/Palestine yesterday 4-3. It was a back and forth battle that saw a three all tie going into the 9th inning when Oblong put the winning run. Kacey Cheek was the winning pitcher for Oblong. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over three innings, striking out eight. Josh Bailey led the Panthers offense with two hits in four at bats. With the win the Panthers wrap up the regular season at 11-9.