Lovejoy Varsity Baseball defeated Denison 5-3 on Thursday.
The leopards scored 3 runs in the fourth inning on a Sac fly by Colton Laurence, two wild pitches, and a hit batter. In the sixth inning, Ralph Rucker led off the inning with a triple and scored later on a wild pitch to put the Leopards up 4-0. Eventually, being the game winning run.
Jordan Yoder got the start for Lovejoy Varsity Baseball. He allowed eight hits and three runs over six and two-thirds innings, striking out five and walking one. Cameron Pool picked up the save.
Leaders for the Leopards were Michael DiFiore and Ralph Rucker (3B) each collected one hit ,and Jordan Yoder pitched a fantastic game. The defense didn’t commit a single error.
The Leopards improved to 13-3 overall and 2-0 in District play. The Leopards will host Sherman today at Leopard Baseball field, game time is at 7:30.