Boys Varsity Baseball · Pope Greyhounds Varsity Clinches Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat Lassiter Trojans Varsity

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Pope Greyhounds Varsity stole the lead late and defeated Lassiter Trojans Varsity 3-1 on Thursday. The game was tied at one with Pope Greyhounds Varsity batting in the bottom of the sixth when Kent Schmidt doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Pope Greyhounds Varsity pitchers struck out 13, while Norton sat down four.
Pope Greyhounds Varsity got things started in the first inning. Quinn Kerce’s sac fly scored one run for Pope Greyhounds Varsity.
In the top of the fifth inning, Lassiter Trojans Varsity tied things up at one when Frye singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Peyton Cariaco was the winning pitcher for Pope Greyhounds Varsity. The lefty allowed three hits and one run over six innings, striking out 11. James Tibbs threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Tibbs recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Pope Greyhounds Varsity.
Norton took the loss for Lassiter Trojans Varsity. The hurler allowed six hits and three runs over six innings, striking out four.
Cade Heflin, Tibbs, Fabian Guillen, Dawson Campbell, Carson Kerce, and Schmidt all had one hit to lead Pope Greyhounds Varsity. Pope Greyhounds Varsity was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Jackson Hvizdak made the most plays with ten.
3-1 W (17-3; 9-1)
Peyton Cariaco 6IP W 3hits 11Ks
Kent Schmidt 2/3 2B, 2RBI
Carson Kerce 1/2 BB, 8+ pitch #Lucky7AB, two #2Kwarrior Abs
Fabian Guillen 1/2, HP
James Tibbs SV