In April 2 IssueBy Derek AaronTimes Journal Sports Editor
This week has proved to be a success on the baseball diamond for Coach David Rexroat’s Lakers as they won three varsity games this week.
The wins came over visiting Lincoln County and Troy Christian out of Ohio in a doubleheader on Monday, then traveled to Washington County on Tuesday and picked up another victory.
Against Lincoln County the Lakers came away with a 4-1 victory. Adam Black picked up the victory on the mound after pitching four scoreless innings while Cody Stephens got the save.
At the plate the Lakers were helped by junior Zach Carney who had 3 RBI and a triple.
Senior Quinton Warriner also had one run batted in in the game.
In their game against Troy Christian, the Lakers came away with an 11-2 win. Warriner pitched six innings and struck out 11 batters while only giving up two earned runs and just one walk.
Laker Caleb Russell finished up the final inning, striking out three Troy Christian batters.
Junior Bryson McFall went 2-3 from the plate with two RBI, two runs scored and two stolen bases.
Cody Stephens, who had two hits, Taylor Hutchison, Zach Carney and Adam Black all had one RBI each in the victory.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Lakers traveled to Washington County where the varsity Lakers picked up a 13-3 victory. Jared Coffey picked up the win on the mound for Russell County.
In junior varsity action, the Lakers shut out Washington County, 8-0, with Caleb Russell picking up the win.
The Lakers travel to Campbellsville on Thursday before they head to Southwestern Pulaski on Friday for a game against Whitley County. On Saturday, the Lakers will visit Southwestern.