Lovejoy Varsity Baseball Falls To Wylie East
Lovejoy Varsity Baseball lost the lead late in a 9-5 defeat to Wylie East on Monday.
In the first inning, Lovejoy got their offense started when Michael DiFiore singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and Luke Stine hit a three run homer to put the Leopards in front 4-0.
Wylie East scored 3 runs in the third on a 3 run homer and took the lead for good with 4 runs in the 6th inning.
Nathan Fallon took the loss. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out one.
Jordan Yoder started the game for Lovejoy. He allowed five hits and five runs over five and a third innings, striking out three and walking one.
Stine, Jacob Eschler and DiFiore all had extra base hits. DiFiore led Lovejoy with three hits in four at bats.
The Leopards fall to 13-11 on the season and 3-5 in district.