Article by Blake Franklin-
Last week, the Lexington Tigers baseball team would face off against the North Side Indians. In a home and away matchup, Lexington would have success both at home and on the road. The Tigers would come out of the two games against North Side with two wins and a no-hitter thrown by senior Braden Myracle. A fitting end to the series sweep by the Lexington baseball team.
The first game the Tigers took on the Indians was on Monday, April 5. Lexington cruised to a big victory in this game with a stellar offensive performance. The Tigers would go on to win the game by a final score of 12-1.
Lexington was able to get on the board first and keep the gas pedal down throughout the game. The Tigers scored two runs in the top of the first and second innings. Lexington did allow the Indians to score one run in the bottom half of the third inning. The Tigers then came back and scored one run in the fifth, three runs in the sixth, and four runs in the seventh inning while not allowing North Side to score another run in the game. Lexington would take the victory.
Lexington collected 12 hits in the first game. Leading the way was Ethan Jowers who went 2 for 2. Jowers reached on two singles. Shae Stanfill would go 1 for 1 in the game, with a single and an RBI. Hunter Reeves would follow by going 3 for 4, hitting for two singles, one double, and…
For complete coverage, see the April 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.