Lovejoy Varsity Baseball Clinches Lead In Fifth Inning For Victory Over North Forney
Lovejoy Varsity Baseball nabbed the lead late in the game in an 18-13 victory over North Forney on Saturday. The game was tied at 12 with Lovejoy batting in the top of the fifth when Zach Smith singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs and putting Lovejoy on top for good.
Lovejoy scattered 18 hits in the game. Jordan Yoder, Mason Marsh, Michael DiFiore, Cameron Pool, Luke Stine, Luke Howell, and Jacob Eschler each collected multiple hits. DiFiore, Marsh, and Yoder each managed three hits. DiFiore and Stine each homered and drove in 4 runs each.
Stine took the win. He lasted four and a third innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out one.
The Leopards moved to 15-11 on the season and 5-5 in district play.