Despite opening the season 2-6 in non-region play, the Meadowcreek Mustangs still have hopes of rebounding during the region schedule. Those hopes are due in large part to the Wilkey brothers, Shea and Austin. The brothers are leading Region 7-AAAAAA in five categories, four at the plate and one from the mound, and are the foundation of the team.
On offense the brothers hold down the top two spots in batting average, slugging percentage, runs, and on base percentage as well as being Nos. 3 and 4 in stolen bases. The duo also has the two lowest ERA’s.
Shea, a senior, is on top in BA (.440/.435) and Slugging % (.640/.608) while Austin, a sophomore, leads his older brother in On Base % (.519/.500) and ERA (0.70/3.00). The younger sibling also leads his brother in steals (4/2). Shea and Austin share the top spot in runs-both have scored 10 times.
The Mustangs open their region schedule on Monday, March 17 at home against Duluth (0-5) before traveling to Peachtree Ridge (7-3) on Wednesday, and then closing out their week by hosting Habersham Central (2-8) on Friday. All three games are region contests.