Skyhawk Baseball | Peyton Cain
|Height/Weight||6-1 - 190 lbs.|
2017: Started 10 games on the rubber with a team third-best 5.45 ERA…Made 22 appearances, enough for second place among Skyhawk pitchers…Struck out 48 batters in 72.2 innings…Fanned six Tennessee Tech batsmen on March 10 for a personal best in strikeouts…Recorded one win and one save on the year…Tossed six or more innings five times over the season...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Attended East Central Community College in Decatur, Miss., where he helped guide the Warriors to a 38-17 record, a state championship and No. 10 national ranking under head coach Neal Holliman in 2016…Was a second team MACJC all-state honoree after racking up a 10-2 record as a sophomore, logging team-highs in games started (14), innings pitched (72.1), complete games (two) and shutouts (one)…His 10 wins ranked sixth nationally while his 14 games started was the fifth-highest total in the country…Compiled a 4.73 ERA over 18 appearances, striking out 42 batters…Best game came on May 19 against Northwest Mississippi, as he hurled a complete game with just one earned run allowed on six hits…Helped the Warriors post a 26-18 record in 2015, appearing in 13 games (one start) while posting a 3.58 ERA as a freshman…Went multiple innings in five appearances, including a career-high four innings twice…Began the season with no earned runs allowed in 12.1 innings over his first five appearances…Prepped at Newton County High School, where he played for head coach Wyatt Tullos…Helped lead the Cougars to the Class 4A playoffs during his senior season…Earned a spot on the 41st Annual DM Howie High School All-Star Game following his senior campaign…Also helped NCHS to 31 wins and a deep 4A state playoff run as a junior…Pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts while also tallying three hits and three RBI’s in a shutout win over Enterprise Clarke during his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born on October 4, 1995...Son of Jason and Anna Cain...Majoring in business marketing.