In April 23 Issue
Coach David Rexroat’s Laker baseball team rebounded from a tough trip to E-town for the Cool Springs Wooden Bat Classic with a shutout of visiting Clinton County on Tuesday afternoon.
The Lakers downed the Bulldogs 5-0 as senior Adam Black had another superb outing on the mound.
Black fanned seven Bulldog batters while only giving up two singles in the complete game shutout.
Junior Zach Carney led the way with two RBI and one single while Laker Jared Coffey also had one RBI.
Senior Quinton Warriner had two singles in the game while senior Cody Stephens and sophomore Martin Cross also had hits.
The Laker junior varsity also defeated Clinton County, 2-1, on Tuesday.
Lakers Hunter Best, Jordan Best, Tyler Robertson and Jalen Bennett all had hits. Hunter Best also had a triple in the game while Jordan Best also stole a base.
Evan Selby struck out five batters to earn the victory on the mound.
The Lakers bounced back from a tough weekend in Elizabethtown with three tough losses.
The Lakers first opponent in E-town was Louisville Trinity. The Lakers battled hard but fell by one run, 6-5.
Cody Stephens picked up the loss on the mound. The Lakers did have one bright spot as Laker 8th grader Tyler Robertson had three singles and three RBI in the game.
The Lakers also dropped their next game, 5-0, against Elizabethtown.
Jared Coffey picked up the loss while Taylor Hutchison had one single in the game.
In the Lakers’ final game in the classic, Meade County defeated the Lakers 4-3 on Saturday.
Tyler Robertson picked up the loss for the Lakers while Quinton Warriner had two singles and one stolen base. Jared Coffey had a double and one RBI.
Last Thursday, the Lakers defeated Cumberland County, 13-4 before going to E-town.