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Pope Greyhounds Varsity got out to a five-run lead in the sixth inning and held on for a 6-4 victory over Lassiter Trojans Varsity on Friday.
Pope Greyhounds Varsity fired up the offense in the first inning, when Riley Frost doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the second inning, Lassiter Trojans Varsity tied things up at one when Carlson doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Pope Greyhounds Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Jackson Hvizdak doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Pope Greyhounds Varsity tallied three runs in the fifth inning. Pope Greyhounds Varsity’s big inning was driven by a single by Cade Heflin, by Frost, and a double by James Tibbs.
Peyton Cariaco led the Pope Greyhounds Varsity to victory on the pitcher’s mound. The lefty lasted five and a third innings, allowing eight hits and three runs while striking out two and walking one. Cullen Orr threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Orr recorded the last five outs to earn the save for Pope Greyhounds Varsity.
Pope Greyhounds Varsity tallied 12 hits. Quinn Kerce, Carson Kerce, and Heflin all managed multiple hits for Pope Greyhounds Varsity. Quinn Kerce led Pope Greyhounds Varsity with four hits in four at bats.
Lassiter Trojans Varsity racked up eight hits in the game. Frye and Campbell all collected multiple hits for Lassiter Trojans Varsity.