Runs At A Premium As Lovejoy Varsity Baseball Defeats Frisco Lone Star
Both teams were strong on the mound Thursday, but Lovejoy defeated Frisco Lone Star 3-1.
Jordan Yoder earned the complete game win. Giving up 1 run on 5 hits and 8 stikeouts.
Lovejoy tied the game up at 1-1 on a single by Luke Finn, and a double by Michael DiFiore, then in the second inning, Lovejoy took the lead for good on singles by Cameron Pool, Zach Smith, Yoder and Luke Stine to put the Leopards up 3-1.
Dylan Deleon took the loss for Frisco Lone Star. He went six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out five.
Finn, DiFiore, Pool, Smith, Stine, Ralph Rucker, and Yoder all had one hit to lead Lovejoy.
Lovejoy is now 26-9 on the season and up 1-0 in the best-of-three game series in the 3rd round of the playoffs. Game 2 is scheduled for tomorrow night at 7:30 at John Paul II HS.